Lim Jong-hoon, full set defeat to ‘1st place’ Panjeondung… WTT Champions semifinal elimination

Men’s table tennis Lim Jong-hun (13th place, Korea Exchange)온라인바카라 lost to world number one Pan Jeon-dong (China) in the World Table Tennis (WTT) Champions and withdrew from the finals.

In the men’s singles semifinals of the WTT Champions held in Xinxiang, China on the 14th, Lim Jong-hun won 3-4 (8-11 6-11 11-5 10-12 11-8 11-6 9-11) after a full set match against Pan Zhendong for 1 hour and 53 minutes. ) lost

I had to be content with reaching the semifinals of the WTT Champions for the first time as a Korean player, realizing once again the high level of skill of ranking first, which is difficult to overcome with momentum alone.

In the round of 16, Lim Jong-hoon defeated world number 3 Japanese star Tomokazu Harimoto (Japan) 3-1 (4-11 11-8 11-5 12-10), and in the quarterfinals, he defeated 22nd place Alexis Lebrun (France) by 3. It was defeated by -1 (11-6 13-11 7-11 11-8) and advanced to the semifinals.

Lim Jong-Hoon started his first game with a 3-0 lead, but Pan Jeon-Dung found a rhythm and struggled with various attacks, and the game score was 0-2.

In the third game, in a tight 4-4 situation, they scored one after another with bold attacks and won 11-5, laying the foundation for a counterattack.

Lim Jong-hun unfortunately gave up 4 games in a fierce rally at the end of the deuce, but after that, he blocked the strong attack of the panjeon-dung with a solid backhand, taking 5 and 6 games in a row and driving the game to the final 7 games.

As the world’s No. 1 player, Panjeondong was strong in winning and losing.

Lim Jong-Hoon’s two attempts to serve in a tense 8-8 situation were blocked by Pan Jeon-Dung’s defense and failed to connect to score, and the defeat deepened as he was pushed back to 8-10.

The WTT Champions is a singles-only tournament, and it is the series that gives the third highest ranking points in the WTT after the Grand Smash, which is a major tournament, and the Cup Finals, which is a king of kings.

The matchup between the ‘strongest’ Chinese players in the finals was completed.

In the women’s singles final, Sun Yingsa (1st place) and Wang Yidi (3rd place) will face each other in the women’s singles final.

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