The Nigerian superstar Quadri Aruna notched a straight-set upset over fifth-seeded Chuang Chih-Yuan. The 35-year-old from Chinese Taipei is currently ranked no.7 in the world. Quadri will move on to round 4 where he will face Germany's Timo Boll.
The Rio-born athlete led the underdogs by knocking off eleventh-seeded Tang Peng of Hong Kong in six games. The first two games were a dogfight; Tang took the first game 11-8, but Calderano fought back to win the second 14-12. The hometown crowd became more of a factor throughout the match and provided a tangible boost for the young Brazilian. With the match tied 2-2, Calderano went into overdrive and took the next two games to finish off Tang.
Kim Song I
World No. 6 Kasumi Ishikawa is knocked out of the women's table tennis singles tournament North Korea's Kim Song I. Kim rallied from two games down to upset the Rio fourth-seeded Ishikawa Kasumi of Japan in a marathon seven-game match that lasted more than an hour.