Gao Ning marches on

posted Nov 27, 2011, 3:47 PM by Gina Connell
SINGAPORE: He beat China's former Olympic champion Ma Lin 4-3 in a stunning comeback on Thursday to reach the last eight in the ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals at London's ExCel Arena.

And Singapore men's table tennis No 1 and world No 18, Gao Ning, continued his impressive run on Saturday when he outclassed South Korea's Ryu Seung-min, the world No 15, 4-0 (11-9, 16-14, 11-5, 11-7) to book a spot in the semi-finals.

Gao, 29, will play China's world No 3, Zhang Jike, in the last four today.