2020-11-20

ITTF Finals:All four Chinese women’s table tennis players advance to the quarterfinals

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Xinhua News Agency, Zhengzhou, November 19th (Reporters Liu Jinhui and Su Bin) The 2020 ITTF Finals kicked off on the 19th in Zhengzhou, Henan. In the eighth finals on the first day, the four Chinese women’s table tennis players Chen Meng, Sun Yingsha, Wang Manyu and Wang Yidi all defeated their opponents. Advance to the quarterfinals.

In the women’s singles World Cup champion Chen Meng’s 4:2 victory over Japan’s Miyu Kato, Chen Meng easily won the first game 11:6. After the two sides fought to 10:10 in the second game, Chen Meng seized the key ball opportunity and won the second game with 13:11. In the third game, Kato Miyu’s squatting serve caused Chen Meng a lot of trouble, and Kato Miyu won 11:7 The next third game. Subsequently, Chen Meng won the fourth game 11:6. In the second half of the fifth game, Chen Meng made more mistakes, and Kato Miyu seized the opportunity to win the game 11:8 to tie the total score to 2:3. In the sixth game, Chen Meng did not give his opponent any chance and won by 11:4.

“I still affirm that I can win the game, but in the game, the opponent actually created a lot of difficulties for me, I feel that the game is not very smooth.” Chen Meng said.

Sun Yingsha did not encounter much difficulty, she easily defeated the Korean player 4:0Tian Zhixi. After the two sides fought to 10:10 in the first game, Sun Yingsha won two consecutive goals and won the first game. In the next three games, Sun Yingsha won by 11:8, 11:7, 11:4.

“We are more prepared for difficulties, and I am prepared to play 6 games and 7 games every game. The main reason for winning is that I am more patient.” Sun Yingsha said.

In the two games that night, the Chinese team’s Wang Manyu and Wang Yidi both scored 4:0 They defeated Japanese player Hitomi Sato and Austrian player Polkanova respectively.

In other competitions, Korean chipper Xu Hyo-won defeated Japanese player Kasumi Ishikawa 4:1, Germany Player Sorja defeated Singapore player Feng Tianwei 4:2.

In the quarter-finals, Chen Meng will face Solga and Sun Yingsha will face Xu Xiaoyuan. The other two quarter-final matches will take place on the 20th.

Source:Xinhuanet