by Simon Daish
Follow the action from 10.00 local time on Wednesday as China and Germany take to the table in the Women’s Team event.
A high-stakes affair, the winner will progress to the final to face Japan, while the defeated side moves into the bronze medal match where Hong Kong, China, awaits.
China will be in the heat of battle again from 14.30, this time in the Men’s Team semi-finals as the top-seeded nation bids to reach its fourth consecutive gold medal play-off in the category when it takes on number four seed the Republic of Korea.
Rounding off the day’s programme is the second semi-final from the Men’s Team event as Japan and Germany face off from 19.30.
Five years ago in Rio de Janeiro, the two sides met at the very same hurdle, with Japan coming out on top on that occasion.
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Results: ITTF.com and Worldtabletennis.com
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games media notes are available here.