2013 World Championship selected draws

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Russell Moore

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The draw for the Liebherr 2013 World Championships in Paris and there’s a boost for the English fans as both Andrew Baggaley and Daniel Reed have joined Liam Pitchford and Sam Walker in the Men’s Singles and Doubles.

England’s squad appeared short with the withdrawal of Paul Drinkhall from the tournament but Baggaley and Reed’s inclusions mean that there will now be seven English players at the Worlds which begin on Monday.

The selected English draws can be seen below with a number of byes for the top seeds.

Liebherr 2013 World Championships (Paris, France 13-20th May)
Selected English draws:
Men’s Singles Qualification:
Group 36:
Daniel Reed (234)
Dias Sarsembayev (KAZ, 1262)
Enkhbaatar Damdin (MGL, unr)
Group 99:
Sam Walker (502)
John Cordue (NZL, 659)
Taha Al-Mahaqeri (YEM, unr)

* Liam Pitchford and Andrew Baggaley seeded for second stage of qualification

Women’s Single Qualification:
Group 8:
Kelly Sibley (229)
Zulfiniso Saidalimova (TJK, unr)
Amina Lukaaya (UGA, unr)
Group 29:
Offiong Edem (NGR, 335)
Lynda Loghraibi (ALG, 1169)
Karina Le Fevre (unr)

* Joanna Parker seeded for second stage of qualification

Men’s Doubles:
Preliminary rounds:
Liam Pitchford/Sam Walker vs Anthony Corbin/Dexter St Louis (TRI)
Andrew Baggaley/Daniel Reed vs Max Poungsri/Padasak Tanviriyavechakul (THA)

Women’s Doubles:
* Joanna Parker/Kelly Sibley seeded for second stage of qualification

Mixed Doubles:
* Liam Pitchford/Kelly Sibley seeded into main draw
* Sam Walker/Joanna Parker seeded for second stage of qualification

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