TOKYO – Singapore will adopt a “nothing to lose” mentality when they take on mighty China in the Olympic table tennis women’s team quarter-finals on Tuesday (Aug 3).
The Republic swept France 3-0 in the round of 16 on Monday, but with a vast array of top talents – world No. 4 Wang Manyu has stepped up from the reserve list to replace world No. 7 Liu Shiwen – defending champions China will be provide the ultimate test.
Singapore’s Feng Tianwei said: “We really want to bring back a medal for Singapore but this is not a good draw for us. We are not expected to beat China, so we have to be relaxed and play without pressure or inhibitions.”