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Table Tennis: Feng Tianwei captures third singles title of year

Singapore's top female paddler Feng Tianwei has clinched her third singles title of the year after taking gold at the ITTF Japan Open women's singles final in Yokohama.

SINGAPORE: Singapore's top female paddler Feng Tianwei has clinched her third singles title of the year.

The world number five beat Japan's Ishikawa Kasumi in six sets, defeating her 4-2 (12-10, 9-11, 3-11, 11-3, 11-5, 13-11), to take gold at the ITTF Japan Open women's singles final in Yokohama on Sunday.

Singapore's other singles competitor, Yu Mengyu was joint third after falling to Ishikawa on the Japanese paddler's way to the final.

Feng had earlier teamed up with Yu in the women's doubles final but the pair had to settle for silver after going down to their Japanese opponents in four sets, losing 1-3 (8-11, 6-11, 11-7, 11-13).

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