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Kasumi Ishikawa became the latest Japanese casualty in the table tennis competition at the Tokyo Games on Wednesday as the fifth seed was sent packing in the women’s singles quarterfinals.

A day after medal candidate Tomokazu Harimoto was bundled out of the men’s round of 16, Ishikawa was handed a 4-1 drubbing at the hands of Singapore’s Yu Mengyu at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

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