Lim Jong-hoon loses come-from-behind to Ovtcharov at WTT Champions Macau

 Lim Jong-hun (Korea Exchange), who reached the semifinals at the World Table Tennis Champions Xinxiang, was eliminated in the round of 32 at the Macau tournament that followed.

World No. 11 in men’s singles Lim Jong-hoon lost 2-3 (13-11 7-11 13-15 11-7 9- 11) lost.

Lim Jong-hoon won the first game against the world-class powerhouse Ovtcharov after a close deuce match, and in the final game, he faced 9-9 and developed a great game, but eventually lost.

Lim Jong-hoon, who reached the semifinals at the Xinxiang tournament last week, was eliminated early in this tournament.메이저사이트

World No. 18 Jang Woo-jin (Korea Armed Forces Sports Corps) won a come-from-behind 3-2 (3-11 8-11 11-9 11-4 11-7) after a close game with Christian Carlsson (21st in the world), one of Sweden’s leading players. .

His eldest brother, world number 36 Lee Sang-soo (Samsung Life Insurance), won 3-0 (11-5 11-6 11-6) against Yukiya Uda (world number 19), a Japanese star, who was his first opponent on the international stage. Lee Sang-soo drove Yukiya with his unique fast speed and achieved a comfortable victory.

World No. 34 Shin Yubin (Korean Air), who reached the quarterfinals in the women’s singles at the Xinxiang Championships, defeated Chinese Monaco player Yang Xiaoxin (world No. 16) 3-0 (11-8 11-7 11-9) to advance to the round of 16. .

Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities), ranked 33rd in the world, won the match 3-2 (8-11 11-9 8-11 12-10 11-8) after a close match with right-handed Brazilian striker Bruna Takahashi (37th in the world). Jeon Ji-hee showed her back-and-forth by chasing after the 4th and 5th games.

Champions is the highest level competition in the WTT Contender Series. The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) established the WTT, an organization dedicated to international competitions, and adjusted the existing world tour into four stages: Contender, Star Contender, Champions, and Feeder. The WTT Champions is the tournament with the most prize money and ranking points, excluding the Grand Smash, Cup Finals, and World Championships. The Macau tournament will be held until the 23rd. The men’s and women’s singles semi-finals are scheduled for the 22nd, and the final is scheduled for the 23rd.

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