Glasgow 2014: Ballarat's Jeffrey Tho into third singles round

Jeff Tho in action. File image
Jeff Tho in action. File image

BALLARAT’S Jeff Tho has won his way into the last 16 in the badminton men’s singles at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

He defeated Steve Malcouzanne from the Seychelles in straight sets on Wednesday night (AEST).

Tho took the honours 21-11 2-7 in 27 minutes in the round 32 encounter.

He had beaten Kenyan Joseph Ginhitu 21-5 21-11 on Tuesday in his first appearance in the singles tournament.

Tho plays his next match on Friday at 4.30am (AEST).

Matt Flapper and Brett Willkie are continuing their preliminary round matched in the lawn bowls men’s fours and as of Wednesday remained on target to reach the quarter-finals.