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Let Me Entertain You; Marcos Freitas and Elizabeta Samara Dazzle in Olomouc

09/05/2014 GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, Czech Open (Major),27 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, Olomouc, CZE

Portugalís Marcos Freitas and Romaniaís Elizabeta Samara emerged as the winners of the respective Menís Singles and Womenís Singles events at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Czech Open in Olomouc on Sunday 31st August.

They emerged successful in an enthralling tournament that witnessed a series of thrilling full distance contests, Elizabeta Samara won against expectations; whilst Marcos Freitas proved the master of the deciding seventh game. Only one of his six matches did not go the full distance!

Such was the intensity of the competition, such was the excitement; it is reflected in the DHS Top Ten Shots .....
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Living Life on the Knife Edge Yet Again, Marcos Freitas Wins in Olomouc

08/31/2014 GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, Czech Open (Major),27 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, Olomouc, CZE

Winner of the DHS Europe Cup in February, Portugalís Marcos Freitas repeated the form shown earlier in the year in the Swiss city of Lausanne to win the Menís Singles title at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Czech Open in Olomouc on Sunday 31st August.

Living on a knife edge, en route to the final four his five matches had resulted in full distance narrow margin seven games victories; the only exception was in the third round, when he beat Germanyís Ricardo Walther in four straight games.

The third round was the exception to the rule, the final against Patrick Baum, like Ricardo Walther from Germany, was no exception.....
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Adapting Quickly, Elizabeta Samara Upsets Odds to Win Czech Womenís Singles Title

08/31/2014 GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, Czech Open (Major),27 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, Olomouc, CZE

Somewhat unsure about how she might perform in a tournament that used the new plastic ball but when matters concluded very sure indeed; Romaniaís Elizabeta Samara won the Womenís Singles title at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Czech Open in Olomouc on Sunday 31st August.

Occupying the no.8 seeded position in the competition, against the odds she beat Japanís Ai Fukuhara, the no.4 seed, to reserve the top step of the medal podium.
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Fourth Partner, at First Attempt Successful Formula Found for Masataka Morizono

08/31/2014 GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, Czech Open (Major),27 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, Olomouc, CZE

Five previous attempts during the year, three different partners; now with a fourth colleague it would appear that a successful formula has been found for Japanís Masataka Morizono.

In partnership with compatriot, Yuya Oshima, on the afternoon of Sunday 31st August, the duo won the Menís Doubles title at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Czech Open.

Occupying the no.6 seeded position in the draw, the partnership accounted for Jin Ueda and Maharu Yoshimura in six games (11-9, 7-11, 11-9, 4-11, 11-8); a combination that had started their quest three days earlier in the preliminary stages.....
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Golden Girls, Ai Fukuhara and Misako Wakamiya Maintain Unblemished Record

08/31/2014 GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, Czech Open (Major),27 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, Olomouc, CZE

Against expectations, Japanís Ai Fukuhara and Misako Wakamiya won the Womenís Doubles title at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Czech Open in Olomouc on the afternoon of Sunday 31st August.

At the final hurdle they upset the order of merit; occupying the fifth seeded place in the competition, they beat the third seeded German partnership of Shan Xiaona and Petrissa Solja in four games (7-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-9) to arrest the prestigious title.

However, in reality was the win against expectations?....
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Adventures End for Alexey Smirnov, Marcos Freitas Again in Seventh Heaven

08/31/2014 GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, Czech Open (Major),27 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, Olomouc, CZE

Journeyís end arrived for Russiaís Alexey Smirnov in the Menís Singles event at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Czech Open in Olomouc on the early afternoon of Sunday 31st August.

The man who had started his quest four days earlier in the qualification stage of proceedings was beaten in the penultimate round by Germanyís Patrick Baum, the no.4 seed (11-5, 11-7, 7-11, 11-3, 11-13, 11-4).

However, has Alexey Smirnov etched a place in ITTF World Tour history?

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Form Maintained, Top Seed Falls, Elizabeta Samara Prevents All Japanese Final

08/31/2014 GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour, Czech Open (Major),27 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, Olomouc, CZE

Surprise semi-finalist, having beaten Austriaís Liu Jia, the no.3 seed at the quarter-final stage (11-6, 11-9, 11-4, 12-10) one day earlier, Romaniaís Elizabeta Samara continued her winning ways on the concluding day of play, Sunday 31st August, in the Womenís Singles event at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Czech Open.

Occupying the no.8 seeded position in the draw, she accounted for Japanís Kasumi Ishikawa, the top seed, in five games (12-10, 11-6, 8-11, 11-5, 14-12) to book her place in the final, where she will meet a further Japanese player in the guise of Ai Fukuhara.....
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