Commonwealth Games: Table tennis silver for Liam Pitchford and Tin-Tin Ho

2018 Commonwealth Games
Venue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 April
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England's Liam Pitchford and Tin-Tin Ho took Commonwealth silver in the mixed doubles table tennis, losing to Singapore's Ning Gao and Mengyu Yu.

Yu, winner of four medals at the Games including gold in the women's doubles, and Gao won the match in straight games, 12-10 12-10 11-9.

Samuel Walker missed out on singles bronze to India's four-time Games gold medallist Sharath Achanta.

The Englishman, 22, lost 4-1 to the 2006 singles champion.

Pitchford, 24, won his third Gold Coast medal following gold in the men's doubles alongside Paul Drinkhall and bronze in the men's team event.

Ho, 19, added to her women's team bronze on the Gold Coast.

The English pair equalled their achievement at Glasgow in 2014, having beaten India's Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra at the semi-final stage.


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