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King wins first match against Wales

Ngāti Porou squash player Joelle King won her first match 3-1 last night against Deon Saffery of Wales.

The current world No.4 will now takes on the 12th seed from Malaysia Sivasangari Subramaniam at 7.30pm in a bid to reach the quarter-finals of the competition.

King won bronze at the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014.

Te Kāea Sports Reporter Rahia Timutimu witnessed the victory firsthand, she also spoke to King after the match. King said she was feeling great!