28 Jul 2021

Four days of incredible table tennis have been contested so far at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and there's plenty to look forward to on day five as the remaining stars battle it out for tickets to the Men's and Women's Singles semi-finals on Wednesday 28th July.

Wednesday’s action plays host to eight exciting quarter-final encounters, with the 16 players left standing vying for semi-final tickets across the two singles events.

Play commences at 10.00 local time as the host nation’s Kasumi Ishikawa meets Singapore’s Yu Mengyu in the Women’s Singles.

Top seed Chen Meng, China, also features in the first session as she takes on Hong Kong, China’s Doo Hoi Kem at 12.00.

Chen’s compatriot Sun Yingsha is set for a stern test in the form of German defender Han Ying in the highlight fixture of session two at 17.00 before the day rounds off with two cracking quarter-finals from the Men’s Singles.

First, Egyptian history maker Omar Assar entertains defending Olympic champion Ma Long at 20.00. Then at 21.00, it’s a Brazil v Germany showdown as Hugo Calderano and Dimitrij Ovtcharov take to the table.

Details for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, including scheduling information can also be accessed here.

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