This year’s Japan, Hong Kong and China Opens had to be postponed, but during exactly the same weeks that the events would have taken place, fans can enjoy match after thrilling match from previous editions of the three tournaments over the next month!
Japan Open: Monday 20th – Sunday 26th April
Hong Kong Open: Monday 4th – Sunday 10th May
China Open: Monday 11th – Sunday 17th May
Excited?! Here’s what’s in store for the first week from Japan:
Monday 20 April – Japan Open: 2014 Women’s Singles Final
It’s intensity at its highest as Singapore’s Feng Tianwei crosses swords with the home crowd favourite, Kasumi Ishikawa. Will the veteran Feng find a way past the Japanese superstar?
Tuesday 21 April – Japan Open: 2018 Men’s Singles Quarter-final
The moment of truth for Japanese wonder-kid, Tomokazu Harimoto? The teenager takes on “The Dragon” himself, Ma Long. Ready for sparks to fly?
Wednesday 22 April – Japan Open: 2018 Women’s Singles Final
The Land of the Rising Sun was up in full voice on the day of this final when home star Mima Ito went up against China’s Wang Manyu. Who will take the gold?
Thursday 23 April – Japan Open: 2008 Men’s Singles Final
Travel back in time to over a decade ago when Korea Republic’s Oh Sangeun took on Germany’s Patrick Baum in a final made for the ages!
Friday 24 April – Japan Open: 2017 Women’s Singles Final
What happens when the student meets the master? Watch teenage prodigy Sun Yingsha go up against the current world no. 1 Chen Meng, as the two Chinese athletes wow fans in this thriller finale!
Saturday 25 April – Japan Open: 2018 Men’s Singles Final
Start your weekend with a true classic that rocked the table tennis fraternity! Japanese youngster Tomokazu Harimoto faces the legendary Zhang Jike from China – what could happen?
Sunday 26 April – Japan Open: 2019 Men’s Singles Final
Finally, hold on to your hats by re-living last year’s epic conclusion to the Japan Open when China’s Xu Xin found himself opposite an in-form Lin Yun-Ju from Chinese Taipei. It’s the Cloudwalker versus the Golden Hand!
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