Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna crashed out of the ongoing WTT Cup finals in Xinxiang, China, after a 3-1 defeat. The Nigerian was beaten by a Taiwanese youngster Lin Yun-Ju on Thursday morning in a four sets showdown.
Aruna lost the first set 11-4 to Lin Yun-Ju. The Taiwanese also took the second set 11-6 before Africa’s number one managed to win the third set 11-8.
Yun-Ju won the final set of the Men’s round of 16 ties 11-4 to scale through to the quarterfinals stage of the elite competition.
The defeat is the Oyo-born Nigerian superstar’s second setback in one week after he was sent packaging in the first round of the just concluded WTT Champions in Macao, China, by Sweden’s Anton Kallberg.
The 34-year-old player is the only African that featured in the elite tournament.