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NZ vs. Hong Kong for Seventh Place

New Zealand has been upset by Ireland in the playoffs for 5-8 at the World Championships in Nimes.

Amanda Landers-Murphy was on court first against Laura Mylotte, and got the Kiwis off to a good start with a 3/1 win.  Joelle King and Jaclyn Hawkes were then eclipsed in marathon marathon five set matches by Madeline Perry and Aisling Blake respectively.

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Meanwhile on the other side of the draw Hong Kong was again beaten in a surprise result.  After losing to Australia in the quarter-finals, they were today beaten 2-0 by India.  This means New Zealand will play Hong Kong overnight for seventh place.  

New Zealand lost to Ireland 2-1

Joelle King lost to Madeline Perry 3-11, 11-7, 7-11, 14-12, 11-3
Jaclyn Hawkes lost to Aisling Blake 11-5, 11-9, 4-11, 8-11, 11-7
Amanda Landers-Murphy beat Laura Mylotte 8-11, 12-10, 12-10, 11-8

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