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Tin Tin Ho in hot form going into Commonwealth Games

Paddington teenager beat second seed Kelly Sibley

09 March, 2018 — By Tom Foot

Ho scooped won three titles at the national champs (Pic: Alan Man)

TIN-TIN Ho batted a hat-trick of women’s singles in the National Table Tennis Championships.

The Paddington teenager is on hot form going into next month’s Commonwealth Games.

She beat second seed Kelly Sibley to lift the title in the PG Mutual National Champion- ships at the Copper Box Arena.

Ms Ho (pictured) said: “Kelly was setting herself up in rallies and I was missing a few shots. But I started getting more back on the table and I’m really happy with how I played in the end.”

She is to partner Liam Pitchford at the Gold Coast 2018, Common- wealth Games in Queensland, Australia, and the pair claimed the mixed doubles title.

She has been playing professionally for the Linz club in Austria during a gap year before starting to read medicine at the University of Nottingham. She added: “I’ve been in Austria almost a year and I feel my game is coming on and I’m more confident and relaxed on the table. Being part of the team in Linz has helped me.”

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