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Surprised upsets at WTT European Summer Series

There are many upsets in this WTT European Summer Series event. It’s very hard to predict anything because the level of the top players is very close together.

It’s a good sign for table tennis. The moment when a European and a Chinese team play each other and it’s European with the penhold grip. Here are the quick results to check up on. Watch the live event on the WTT YouTube channel.


Many tops seeds are eliminated early

Paul DRINKHALL (England) 3-0 Liu Dingshuo [11-7, 11-9, 11-4]

Liao Zhenjun (Chinese Taipei) 3-2 Niwa Takaki (Japan) [11-9, 8-11, 6-11, 11-7, 11-9]

Alex Lebrun (France) 3-0 Ahn Jae-hyun (South Korea) [12-10, 11-7, 11-6]
Felix Le Brun (France) 3-0 Apollonia (Portugal​​​)

F. Lebrun/A. Lebrun (France) 3-1 Pichefort/Kinkhall (England) [12-14, 11-5, 13-11, 11-4]


Men’s Singles 1/16

Omar Asar (Egypt) 3-2 Harimoto (Japan) [6-11, 11-4, 11-5, 4-11, 11 -9]



CHUANG Chih-Yuan (Chinese Taipei) 3-1 Simon Gauzy (France) [11-5, 7-11, 13-11, 11-3]


Men’s Doubles 1/8 Final

Ma Long/Wang Chuqin 3-1 Le Brun/Le Brun (France) [10-12, 11-4, 11-3, 11-8]

Ma Long - Lebrun
Ma Long – Lebrun

Men’s Doubles 1/8 Final
Lin Yunru/Liao Zhenjun (Chinese Taipei) 3-0 Falk/Carlsen (Sweden) [11-9, 11-9, 11-8]

Women’s Doubles 1/8 finals
Hayata Hina/Ito Mima (Japan) 3-1 Solja/Shan Xiaona (Germany) [11-6, 5-11, 11-4, 11-3]

Mima Ito
Mima Ito


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