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NEW DELHI: Singapore's hopes of sweeping the table-tennis competition at the Delhi Commonwealth Games were dashed on Wednesday.
In the men's doubles final, Singapore's Gao Ning and Yang Zi went down 3-2 to India's Sharath Kamal Achanta and Subhajit Saha.
Gao and Yang came from 2-1 down to level the match at 2 games apiece.
The deciding game saw the Singapore pair ahead at 8-7 before conceding 4 straight points to lose 11-8.
In the women's singles bronze-medal match, Singapore's Wang Yuegu defeated teammate Sun Beibei 4-3. The gold medal went to Singapore's Feng Tianwei who defeated compatriot Yu Mengyu 4-1.
On Thursday, Singapore will confirm the gold and silver in the men's singles and women's doubles competitions.
Meanwhile, Singapore's Chayut Triyachart and Yao Lei beat Malaysia's Chan Peng Soon and Liu Ying Goh (21-14, 17-21, 21-17) in the badminton mixed doubles bronze-medal match.
In the all-Singapore men's doubles bronze-medal match, Hendri Saputra/Hendra Wijaya beat Chayut/Derek Wong 23-21, 21-12.
Earlier Wednesday, Singapore won its 8th gold medal.
Shooter Gai Bin continued his golden streak when he finished first in the men's 25m standard pistol event.
Gai scored 570 shots in the finals.
Singapore's medal tally as at 11pm is 9 gold, 8 silver and 9 bronze.
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