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Women TT team begin on fantastic note, blank Laos 3-0

sports Updated: Nov 13, 2010 10:33 IST

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India's women paddlers were off to brilliant start in the team competition of the Asian Games as they whitewashed Laos 3-0 in their opening group B tie at Guangzhou Gymnasium on Saturday.

Kumaresan Shamini provided India a sound start by thrashing Thiphakone Southamavong 11-5 11-7 11-4 in just 12 minutes.

Madhurika S Patkar then made it 2-0 in India's favour with a 11-7 11-3 9-11 11-6 win over Sengdavieng Douangpanya in the rubber two.

Mouma Das needed just 11 minutes to clinch the tie in India's favour as she drubbed Sengdavy Phiathep 11-5 11-6 11-2 in match three.

India are now placed second in four-team group B behind Singapore, who beat Maldives with an identical 3-0 margin.