Tournaments

20 Jul 2019

The semi-finalists decided, without doubt on Saturday 20th July at the 2019 T2 Diamond tournament in Johor Bahru the players centre stage were Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yun-Ju and Japan’s Miyu Kato.

Both caused sensations as respectively they ended the progress of Ma Long and Chen Meng.

by Ian Marshall, Editor

Farewell to two Chinese stars but, alongside Hong Kong’s Wong Chun Ting, there was progress for Xu Xin and Fan Zhendong  in the men’s singles event, as in the women’s singles competition there was for Ding Ning, Wang Manyu and Zhu Yuling.

Men’s Singles: Quarter-Finals

…………Lin Yun-Ju, only 17 years old, level at two games apiece with Ma Long after 24 minutes, proved the master of the five point game (8-11, 11-2, 4-11, 11-8, 5-3, 5-4).

…………Wong Chun Ting ended the hopes of Germany’s Patrick Franziska (11-9, 11-10, 10-11, 11-2, 5-3).

…………Xu Xin continued his good form; he accounted for Sweden’s Mattias Falck (11-6, 11-6, 10-11, 11-3, 5-1).
…………Fan Zhendong was in no mood for charity; he beat compatriot Lin Gaoyuan in straight games (11-8, 11-6, 11-5, 11-8).

Men’s Singles: Semi-Finals

…………There will be no all-Chinese final; Lin Yun-Ju meets Wong Chun Ting, Xu Xin opposes Fan Zhendong.

Women’s Singles: Quarter-Finals

…………Miyu Kato, 20 years of age, beat Chen Meng, the world no.1, in six games (11-4, 11-9, 4-11, 11-6, 2-5, 5-4).

…………Wang Manyu was focused, she overcame Germany’s Han Ying in straight games (11-7, 11-6, 11-6, 11-10).

…………Zhu Yuling was in no mood for charity; she ended the hopes of colleague Sun Yingsha (11-6, 11-5, 11-6, 11-8).

…………Ding Ning brought the day to an end; she overcame Singapore’s Feng Tianwei (11-9, 11-5, 10-11, 11-9, 11-5).

Women’s Singles: Semi-Finals

…………Miyu Kato undoubtedly relishing the challenge, faces Zhu Yuling; Ding Ning confronts Wang Manyu

Order of Play: Sunday 21st July

…………12.00 Zhu Yuling v Miyu Kato

…………12.45 Lin Yun-Ju v Wong Chun Ting

…………13.30 Wang Manyu v Ding Ning

…………14.45 Xu Xin v Fan Zhendong

…………19.00 Women’s Singles – Third Place

…………19.45 Men’s Singles – Third Place

…………20.30 Women’s Singles – Final

…………21.15 Men’s Singles – Final

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