The finals of the Chinese and Japanese women’s team at the 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Dalmstad, Sweden closed again with the victory belongs to China as 2 years ago. in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Chinese trio of assassins Ding Ning, Liu Shiwen and Zhu Yuling once again surpassed their Japanese rivals Miu Hirano, Kasumi Ishikawa and Mima Ito.
Unexpectedly, Japan’s Mika Baba coach once again launched Mima Ito with the same vanguard as the clash between the two previous teams. Mika’s decision continued to show the correctness because Ito played with determination when defeating Liu Shiwen with a score of 3-2 (11-9, 8-11, 5-11, 11-8, 12-10) in an afternoon where Chinese coach Li Sun repeatedly used the right to consult to break up the opponent’s sublimation.
Ito suddenly took Japan 1-0 in the first match.
In the second match, Miu Hirano continued to use Mima Ito’s offensive play against Ding Ning. However, the Japanese tennis player cannot continue the winning streak of his teammates because the opponent is too strong. Possessing extremely dangerous left-backs, Ding Ning easily surpassed Miu Hirano 3-0 after the set (11-6, 12-10, 13-11).
China equalized 1-1.
The third match was a reenactment of a clash between Kasumi Ishikawa and Zhu Yuling at the 2010 Bratislava World Youth Championship. Kasumi Ishikawa defeated Zhu Yuling in the group stage, but then lost to the Chinese opponent in the women’s singles final. At the same tournament, Zhu Yuling won the doubles against Kasumi Ishikawa.
At this encounter, Zhu Yuling again controlled the match better than Kasumi Ishikawa and the Chinese tennis player continued to have an easy victory as at the table tennis World Cup in London earlier this year, with number (11-4, 11-7, 11-8).
In the deciding match, Liu Shiwen lit the hope of winning gold for Chinese women when easily winning 2-0 against Miu Hirano. In set 3, despite Miu Hirano leading 10-6, Liu Shiwen had an unbelievable comeback when he scored a 6-point circuit and won 3-0 eventually.
This victory helped the Chinese woman to the championship with a 3-1 difference victory. This has been the 21st world championship in 26 finals of China. Meanwhile, the 2nd Japan peeked at the opponent to the highest throne.
This afternoon 6/5, the Chinese men’s team will have a championship match with the German men’s team. In the semi-finals, the Chinese third team with players Ma Long, Fan Zhendong and Xu Xin overcame Sweden with a score of 3-0.