Liam Pitchford romped into the quarter-finals of the WTT Star Contender Bangkok with a three-straight victory over world No 12 Quadri Aruna.

Pitchford took a narrow first game against the fifth seed 13-11, but then imposed himself on the match to take the next two with increasing ease.

He will face third seed Lin Gaoyuan of China in the quarter-finals after he defeated Wong Chun Ting of Hong Kong in the last 16.

The match is on table 1 at 6.45am UK time on Friday – watch live on the WTT YouTube channel.


Men’s Singles
Round of 16

Liam Pitchford bt Quadri Aruna (NGR) 3-0 (13-11, 11-8, 11-6)