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Table Tennis: China’s Fan, Sun claim WTT Cup Finals titles – Singapore News

Top-ranked Fan dispatched Tomokazu Harimoto of Japan 4-1 within the final match of the season-ending event inaugurated by the WTT this yr.

Fan heated up rapidly into the finale, profitable the primary sport 11-8 and establishing a 7-2 lead within the second sport, however world No. 1 noticed his benefit vanish earlier than dropping the sport 11-9.

Leading 9-8 within the third sport, Fan known as a timeout earlier than retaking his superior place with an 11-9 win.

Harimoto let loose his trademark roar for each level all through the match, however discovered it a frightening job to cease Fan from rolling. The new World Table Tennis Championships titleholder met little resistance thereafter, pocketing the following two video games 11-7, 11-5 for his second title in two weeks.

Fan’s compatriot Wang Chuqin and Brazilian ace Hugo Calderano ranked third after dropping the semi-finals on Monday.

After falling within the finals of the Olympic Games and World Championships to teammates Chen Meng and Wang Manyu respectively earlier this yr, Sun managed to claim a significant title of their profession by holding off Wang Yidi’s comeback and profitable 4-2 in an all-Chinese ultimate, studies Xinhua.

Sun appeared properly on her approach to turning into the champion by profitable the primary three video games 11-3, 17-15, 11-6, however Wang made the match not a simple affair from there, pulling two video games again 11-7 and 11-6. Sun held her nerve and sealed the deal by taking away the sixth sport 11-8.

Chen and Japan’s Hina Hayata positioned third within the ladies’s class.

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