Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna produced a masterclass performance, to defeat world number four Tomokazu Harimoto of Japan in three straight sets to advance into the men’s singles quarter-finals of the 2023 WTT Smash in Singapore.
Aruna recorded a 3-0 win against his Japanese counterpart to progress into the last eight.
He took the first set 11-7, then secured a 13-11 win in the second before wrapping things up 11-7 in the third.
Aruna will be back in action on Friday when he will face either Brazil’s Hugo Calderano or Darko Jorgic from Slovenia in the quarter-finals.
He kicked off the WTT Singapore Smash with a win against Germany’s Ruwen Filus of Germany in the first round before overcoming France’s Alex Lebrun in the second round.
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The tournament which kicked off on March 11th and will end on March 9th, will see winners in the singles go home with $100,000.