At the World Table Tennis (WTT) Macau Champions Tournament, Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities) lost to a Japanese player and was eliminated in the round of 16. Shin Yu-bin (Korean Air), Jang Woo-jin (Army Sports Corps), and Lee Sang-soo (Samsung Life Insurance) will compete in the round of 16 on the 20th.
Jeon Ji-hee, ranked 34th in the world in women’s singles, lost 0-3 (2-11 9-11 6-11) to Hina Hayata (8th in the world) of Japan in the WTT Champions Macau 2023 women’s singles round of 16 held in Macau on the 19th (Korean time). did.
Jeon Ji-hee, who won her first match먹튀검증 at the Bulgarian Open in August 2019, was defeated this time.
Jeon Ji-hee, who gave up the first game weakly, played hard in the second game, but lost by giving up a point at the last minute. Jeon Ji-hee, who couldn’t turn her mood in 3 games, eventually lost by dropping 3 games.
The next runner, Shin Yu-bin, will play the round of 16 at 2:00 pm on the same day. The opponent is Qian Tianyi (China), who is ranked 6th in the world. Shin Yubin has a record of fighting Qian Tian Yi once and losing once.
Following Shin Yu-bin, Jang Woo-jin, ranked 18th in the world, will advance to the men’s singles round of 16. The opponent is world number 31 Anton Calveri (Sweden). Jang Woo-jin is ahead of Calberry with 4 wins and 2 losses.
World No. 36 Lee Sang-soo faces World No. 1 Pan Zhendong (China) in the men’s singles round of 16 at 10:20 pm on the same day. Pan Zhendong is the world’s strongest player who defeated Lim Jong-hoon (Korea Exchange) in the semifinals of the previous Xinxiang event and reached the final and won. Lee Sang-soo fought Pan Zhen-dong 10 times and lost all 10 times.
WTT 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.