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ITTF World Tour Grand Finals: Yu Mengyu captures the women´s doubles title

ITTF World Tour Grand Finals: Yu Mengyu captures the women´s doubles title

Today ended the 2012 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals that was held in Hangzhou, China. Zhan Jian, Yu Mengyu, Noshad Alamiyan, Tan Ruiwu and Chen Chien-An were present at the event and they recorded superb performances and results. Yu Mengyu captured the Women´s Doubles title and Noshad Alamiyan got the second place in the U21 Boys Singles competition

RESULTS & VIDEOS:

ZHAN JIAN:

Zhan Jian defeated Oh Sangeun, in the second round of the main draw, before losing to Wang Hao by 4-1 in the quarter-finals of the competition.

The match against Oh Sangeun was epic and recorded some of the best points of the competition.

Videos:

2nd Round: vs Oh Sang Eun: http://youtu.be/ywamBuZfWGM

Quarter-Finals: vs Wang Hao: http://youtu.be/nTMGl9f6geg

YU MENGYU:

Yu Mengyu defeated Polina Mikhailova from Russia by 4-1 in the first round before losing to Liu Shiwen by 4-0.

NOSHAD ALAMIYAN:

Noshad Alamiyan defeated Simon Gauzy and Kristian Karlsson and finished the group stage in the second position, after losing to Patrick Franziska by 4-3.

In the semi finals he defeated Jung Youngsik from South Korea by 4-2.

In the final stage of the competition Noshad Alamiyan wasn´t able to find his best rhythm and lost to Patrick Franziska by 4-1.

Videos:

Group Stage: vs Patrick Franziska http://youtu.be/uX9ZaBA6T8I

Semi Finals: vs Jung Youngsik: http://youtu.be/59TPnrw11hw

Final: vs Patrick Franziska: http://youtu.be/Q6vfhcHvn3E

TAN RUIWU:

Tan Ruiwu defeated Kazuhiro Chan from Japan by 4-0 in the first round of the main draw before losing to Joo Saehyuk by 4-3.

Videos:

1st Round: vs Kazuhiro Chan: http://youtu.be/01Zg0gPhW9E 

2nd Round: vs Joo Saehyuk: http://youtu.be/Off_RO8Ho9w

CHEN CHIEN-AN:

Chen Chien-An failed the qualification to the semi finals of the U21 competition despite the win over Jung Youngsik (winner of the group).

In the Men´s Singles competition Chen Chien An defeated Vasili Lakeev from Russia in by 4-3 before losing to Wang Hao by 4-2 in the second round.

Videos:

2nd Round: vs Wang Hao: http://youtu.be/FsR6RhP-E3c

WINNERS:

Men´s Singles: Xu Xin (China)

Women´s Singles: Liu Shiwen (China)

U21 Boys: Patrick Franziska (Germany)

U21 Girls: Kasumi Ishikawa (Japan)

Men´s Doubles: Gao Ning & Li Hu (Singapore)

Women´s Doubles: Yu Mengyu & Feng Tianwei (Singapore)

(Photo: Yu Mengyu)