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Table Tennis Thursday, 1 August, 2002, 17:23 GMT 18:23 UK
Doubles delight for Baggaley
Russell Lavale and Trevor Brown were beaten by England's Andrew Baggaley and Gareth Herbert
Lavale and Brown lost in four games to Baggaley and Herbert
England's Andrew Baggaley is through to the last 16 of both the men's and mixed doubles in the Commonwealth Games table tennis tournament.

Baggaley first teamed up with Georgina Walker to beat India's joint number five seeds Chetan Panduranga Baboor and Nagapattinam Indu 12-10 11-7 11-5.

The 19-year-old national champion then joined forces with Gareth Herbert to beat Russell Lavale and Trevor Brown of Australia 4-11 11-1 11-9 11-9 in the men's event.

It was sweet revenge for Herbert who, playing with Nicola Deaton, lost 8-11 11-9 11-7 7-11 7-11 to Lavale and Miao Miao in the mixed event two hours earlier.

Syed through

Walker emulated Baggaley as she teamed up with Kate Steward to beat the Welsh pair of Naomi Owen and Siwan Davies 11-8 11-8 11-7 to reach the last 16 of the women's doubles.

England's Matthew Syed and Katy Parker also booked a last-16 place, but Alex Perry and Helen Lower lost to third seeds Peter Jackson and Li Chunli of New Zealand.

Perry made up for his mixed disappointment as he went through in the men's with Terry Young, and Wales' Ryan Jenkins and Adam Robertson also made it through to the last 16.

In an all-British affair, Welsh duo Ryan Jenkins and Bethan Daunton beat Scotland's Euan Walker and Claire Bentley 6-11 11-8 11-4 11-1.

But Walker enjoyed success with Gavin Rumgay in the men's doubles as they ousted the Barbados duo of Trevor Farley and Robert Roberts 11-6 11-3 11-3.

Wales' Owen Griffiths suffered disappointment in both events as he lost with Naomi Owen in the mixed and Stephen Jenkins in the men's doubles.

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