Top seed Ma long crashes out of WTT Champions in Budapest

BUDAPEST — Top seed Ma Long crashed out of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Champions held here on Wednesday and failed to advance into the quarterfinals.,Ma Long lost 3-2 to Germany’s Patrick Franziska, while fellow Chinese players all notched up victories as second seed Liang Jingkun swept Sweden’s Kristian Karlsson 3-0 and Lin Gaoyuan also swept German veteran Timo Bol 3-0.,In women’s singles, top seed Chen Meng defeated Ukraine’s Margaryta Pesotska 3-1, Wang Manyu defeated Austria’s Sofia Polcanova 3-1, Wang Yidi defeated teammate Chen Xingtong 3-1 and Sun Yingsha swept Portugal’s Fu Yu 3-0 to advance into the quarterfinals.,The men’s and women’s singles quarterfinals of the WTT Champions will be held here on Thursday.