For world no. The Chinese duo certainly lived up to their statuses as top seeds and defending champions, winning all six of their fixtures respectively to claim silverware in emphatic fashion. I did not perform that well in the first three games of the final. I was a bit conservative. However, from the beginning of the fourth game, I entered into the rhythm that I wanted.
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But the biggest bonus for both was the instant World Cup berths. Lin defeated compatriot Fan Zhendong, twice finalist, but it was the women final between Zhu Yuling and Liu Shiwen, four-time winner, that brought the packed stadium down with the din created by the audience on a day India was playing Australia in the first one-dayer at Chennai. Zhu won , the match lasting 75 minutes. For the fans of India, especially the ones from Ahmedabad, it was a real feast served on a pltter with a variety of Chinese spread. In the men final, top-seed Fan was the favourite to win but the year-old failed to raise his game against a more determined year-old, who was making his maiden Asian Cup appearance. Matching stroke for stroke, the left-handed Lin played percentage game and drove well with fewer negative give-aways as compared to his rival, a former junior world champion.
Asian Cup Table Tennis Tournament
The first edition was held in The competition features men's and women's singles events, with 16 players qualifying to take part in each event, subject to a maximum of two players per association. Starting from , the Asian Cup serves as a qualification event for the World Cup. And the Asian Cup was held in December of the same year. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Learning to compete without a weight on her shoulders turned out to be the key to one of Feng Tianwei's most notable victories after the Singapore paddler beat China's Liu Shiwen to win the Asian Cup yesterday. The world No. The year-old told The Straits Times in a phone interview from Jaipur, India yesterday: "I didn't think that I would get into the final, so mentally I was able to stay relaxed today. Earlier in the tournament, she had thumped another Chinese player, world No. Feng had never gotten the better of the two-time world junior champion and semi-finalist at the World Championships in six previous meetings.