Men’s table tennis Jang Woo-jin (18th, Armed Forces Athletic Corps) won the World Table Tennis (WTT) Champions Macau consecutively against a Swedish player and advanced to the quarterfinals.
On the 20th (hereafter Korean time), in the men’s singles round of 16 on the third day of the tournament held in Macau, Jang defeated Anton Calveri (31st) of Sweden 3-0 (12-10 11-9 11-6).
This is the first time that male ace Jang Woo-jin has reached the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Previously, Jang Woo-jin participated in the Champions held in Macau last year and Xinxiang, China this year, and was eliminated in the round of 32, the first round, in both tournaments. 메이저사이트
Champions is the tournament with the most prize money and ranking points ($35,000 for the winner, 1,000 points), except for the Grand Smash, which is a major tournament, the Cup Finals, and the World Championship, which is a major tournament at the end of the year.
In the round of 32 held on the first day of the tournament, Jang Woo-jin won last year’s singles bronze medalist Christian Carlsson (21st, Sweden) 3-2 (3-11 8-11 11-9 11-4 11-7) in a come-from-behind victory. .
Jang Woo-jin, who has recently defeated strong players from Sweden, who are prominent on the international stage, has a chance to meet a Swedish player in the quarterfinals as well.
The winner of the match between Mathias Falke (25th) of Sweden and Chuqin Wang (2nd, China) is Jang Woo-jin’s next opponent.
Lee Sang-soo (36th, Samsung Life Insurance), who overpowered Uda Yukiya (19th, Japan) in the round of 32, competes with world number 1 Pan Jeondong (China) to advance to the quarterfinals late at night.
Lim Jong-hoon (11th place, KGC Ginseng Corporation), who had a good result in the semifinals at the Shinshang competition held just before, defeated Dmitry Ovtcharov (14th place, Germany) 2-3 (13-11 7-11 13-15 11-7 9-11) and was eliminated in the first round.
Shin Yu-bin (30th, Korean Air) and Jeon Ji-hee (34th, Mirae Asset Securities), who competed in the women’s division, all suffered in the round of 16.
Shin Yu-bin beat Chen Tianyi (6th, China) 1-3 (11-8 10-12 8-11 4-11), Jeon Ji-hee beat Hayata Hina (8th, Japan) 0-3 (2-11 9-11) 6-11).