[Sports Road News]The World Table Tennis Championships kicked off in Houston, USA on Tuesday (23rd). The Hong Kong representative team players made their debut in the singles event on the first day. In the end, a total of 1 man and 4 women passed. However, Du Kaiyan and Li Haoqing made it to the top 64 with ease, but Su Huiyin, “Amazing Soldier”, lost 0:4 to the rising star Shin Yubin of South Korea, and suffered a round trip. The three players of the men’s team also only got the “one brother” of Hong Kong table tennis. Huang Zhenting opened the door to victory.
The 2021 World Table Tennis Championships will be held from November 23 to 29. The Hong Kong team will do their best to send 4 men and 5 women players to participate in all 5 individual events. On the first day of the top 128 men’s and women’s singles first lap, the three heroes who won the bronze medal of the Tokyo Olympic women’s team for Hong Kong played separately. The world’s 13th Hong Kong table tennis “first sister” Du Kaixian talked and laughed and finished 4 rounds. (11:3, 11:5, 11:2, 11:4) Swept Nigerian golfer Offiong Edem, the top 16 against German Sabine Winter; “Grand Sister” Li Haoqing also scored 4:0 (11:9) , 11:6, 12:10, 11:5) Overtake Chilean Judith Morales, and will compete with Chinese Taipei player Chen Siyu to enter the top 32.
On the other hand, Su Hye-in, who returned from injury and ranked 34th in the world, faced a hard fight against the 17-year-old South Korean star Shin Yubin, who ranked 37th below him, and ended up in 4 games (8:11, 7:11, 6:11, 3:11) Lost and graduated in the first lap. As for the other two Hong Kong table tennis players, Zhu Chengzhu and Wu Yinglan, teamed up with Jiejie. The former beat the Spanish representative Xiao Yaoqian 4:0, and the latter captured Brazil’s Caroline Kumahara 4:1. They met the Chinese team Chen Xingtong and Chen Xingtong in the second lap. No. 2 seed Sun Yingsha.
In men’s singles, Huang Zhenting, ranked 21st in the world, made his first match against Ukraine Yevhen Pryshchepa. Although he was equalized by his opponent in the lead by 2 rounds, at the critical time “Atin” won by experience. He won two consecutive rounds with 4:2 to open the profit of victory and advance to 64. Masataka Mori, who smashed Japan after being strong, is expected to have a fierce fight. Another East Austrian representative He Junjie challenged Sweden’s Kristian Karlsson, ranked 28th in the world, and was behind three times and tied three times (6:11, 11:9, 8:11, 11:7, 7:11, 11:5). It’s a pity that Hong Kong will be bitter with 5:11 in the deciding game, and the number of rounds will be lost 3:4. The top 128 will stop. The young player Lin Zhaoheng will also 1:4 (10:12, 7:11, 11:8, 8:11, 5). : 11) Claimed to Jonathan Groth of Denmark and missed the promotion.
This article was originally published by “Tilu Sportsroad” in “World Table Tennis Championships! The Hong Kong team, 1 male and 4 females, beats the drum and Su Huiyin loses the first lap of a rising Korean star.”