National Ping Pong wins the finals
News from our newspaper (Haihe Media Sports Center reporter Zhang Lulu) Yesterday, the 2020 ITTF finals continued in Zhengzhou. In the men’s and women’s singles semifinals, Fan Zhendong defeated South Korea’s Jang Yuzhen 4-1, and Wang Manyu (above) 4 Swept the Japanese player Mima Ito than 0, and the Chinese player won the championship and runner-up of the finals ahead of schedule.
Wang Manyu and Mima Ito have not had a confrontation for more than a year. The last time they met was in October 2019. At the Swedish Open in August, Mima Ito won. One year later, the two sides met again. Wang Manyu was well prepared, especially studying the opponent’s serve tactics very thoroughly. Not only did he not give Mima Ito a chance to get started, he often gave unexpected landing points and completely suppressed the opponent’s offense. , Swept the opponent 11 to 3, 11 to 4, 11 to 9, 11 to 6 and successfully blocked Mima Ito from the final.
In the men’s singles semifinals with South Korean player Zhang Yuzhen, defending champion Fan Zhendong won the first two games 11-8, 11-4, and met with a counterattack from his opponent in the third game, 13-15 Was pulled back by Zhang Yuzhen. However, in the subsequent two games, Fan Zhendong did not give his opponents a chance, winning 11-8, 11-5. After last week’s World Cup semi-final, he eliminated his opponent again and advanced to the final.
The other two semi-finals were both”civil wars” between Chinese players. Chen Meng defeated 4-0 (11-9, 11-8, 11-8, 12-10) Sun Yingsha, will compete with Wang Manyu for the women’s singles championship; Ma Long 4 to 1 (11 to 13, 11 to 9, 11 to 9, 11 to 8, 11 to 7) beat Xu Xin and will compete with Fan Zhendong for the men’s singles championship.