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Swedish Open: Aruna Quadri defeats Marcos to set up tie against World No.2 in quarter-finals

Nigerian ping pong star, Aruna Quadri defeated his Portuguese colleague Freitas Marcos to qualify for the quarter-finals of the ongoing ITTF World Tour Swedish Open on Friday.

Quadri eased past Marcos with successive victories in four sets in the match.

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The 29-year-old outwitted the Portuguese 11-6, 11-4, 13-11, 12-10 in four straight sets to pick up a date with Chinese, Fan Zhendong in the quarter-final on Saturday.

Quadri will have to produce some top class performance to defeat the Zhendong as he seeded as the World Number 2 on the global rankings.

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