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Manika in singles semis

Gold Coast, April 12: Continuing her red-hot form, India’s Manika Batra advanced to the semi-fils in the women’s singles Table Tennis event at the CWG on Thursday. World No. 58 Manika ousted lower-ranked Yihan Zhou of Singapore 4-1 (11-5,11-6,11-2,6-11,11-9) with ease in the quarter-fil. The 22-year-old will now face Tianwei Feng in the semis on Saturday. Earlier on Thursday, Manika thrashed local girl Tracy Feng 4-1 (11-6, 11-6, 9-11, 11-9, 11-7) to reach the last eight of the competition. IANS