World Table Tennis C’ships: China beats Spain

China defeated Spain 3-0 for their fourth straight win in the women’s event here on Tuesday at the 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships, keeping their unbeaten record in the past three days.

Zhu Yuling in action during the 2016 World Table Tennis Championship Women's Team Division Round 4.   -  Getty Images

China defeated Spain 3-0 for their fourth straight win in the women’s event here on Tuesday at the 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships, keeping their unbeaten record in the past three days.

Chinese Zhu Yuling and Ding Ning took comfortable wins over their opponents Zhang Xuan and Dvorak Galia respectively, both at 3-0.

Chinese Li Xiaoxia, who was still away from her best form, beat Caymel Claudia 13-11, 13-11 and 11-5 to wrap up the match.

Kong Linghui, head coach of the Chinese women’s team, explained that Li did not relax enough on Tuesday, and “I will let her play again tomorrow for another match of the group stage”.

The championships will run till March 6.