04 Oct 2020

On Sunday 4th October 2020, Shandong will take on Hebei in the women’s team final (15:00 local / 07:00 GMT) while Guangdong and Beijing battle it out in the men’s team final (19:00 local / 11:00 GMT).

Fans can watch LIVE on the ITTF’s YouTube and Facebook channels.

The team event of the China National Table Tennis Championships is contested among the different Chinese provinces. As ever, the competition is sky-high with several stellar names taking part at the event, which is being held at the Weihai Nanhai Olympic Center, in Weihai, Shandong province.


Shandong is being represented in the women’s team final after they defeated Jiangsu province 3-1 in Saturday’s semi-final. World #1 Chen Meng was the star of the show with two straight-games victories.

Jiangsu 1-3 Shandong

Liu Fei 2-3 Gu Yuting

Shi Xunyao 0-3 Chen Meng

Qian Tianyi 3-0 Wang Xiaotong

Liu Fei 0-3 Chen Meng

Shandong will face Hebei in the final after the latter overcame Sichuan province in the tightest of contests. World #3 Sun Yingsha’s victory over world #7 Zhu Yuling proved crucial in the overall outcome.

Sichuan 2-3 Hebei

Zhu Yuling 3-0 He Zhuojia

Yang Huijing 0-3 Sun Yingsha

Fan Siqi 3-0 Zang Xiaotong

Zhu Yuling 1-3 Sun Yingsha

Yang Huijing 0-3 He Zhuojia

“Our whole team played well today. He Zhuojia put in a good performance. We prepared well before the match and played at our best level. Now we will go all out to face the defending champion. We are confident.” – Sun Yingsha


Ma Long, the main man for Beijing province.

Reigning World and Olympic champion, world #3 Ma Long, spearheaded the Beijing team to a comfortable 3-0 victory over the hosts Shandong. The match also saw 20-year-old talent Wang Chuqin defeat Fang Bo, who was a silver medallist at the 2015 World Championships men’s singles event.

Beijing 3-0 Shandong

Ma Long 3-0 Yu Ziyang

Wang Chuqin 3-2 Fang Bo

Liu Yebo 3-2 Liu Dingshuo

Hoping to upset the capital city outfit in Sunday’s men’s team final are Guangdong province. They defeated Hubei in their semi-final thanks to a double success for world #5 Lin Gaoyuan.

Guangdong 3-1 Hubei

Lin Gaoyuan 3-0 Xue Fei

Zhou Qihao 3-1 Ma Te

Zhang Chao 0-3 Xi Sheng

Lin Gaoyuan 3-0 Ma Te


You can watch both finals LIVE on the ITTF’s Facebook and YouTube channels:

Women’s team final (15:00 local / 07:00 GMT) – Shandong vs Hebei

Men’s team final (19:00 local / 11:00 GMT) – Beijing vs Guangdong

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