Shin Yu-bin, 2 Wins in Singles and Mixed Doubles at WTT Singapore… Joo Cheon-hee also Achieved Victory

 

 

Shin Yu-bin (Korean Air) continued her cruise at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Singapore Smash with two wins in the women's singles and mixed doubles.

Shin Yu-bin and Lim Jong-hoon (Korea Exchange) defeated Luka Mladenovic and Nisiarian (Luxembourg) in the mixed doubles round of 16 on the 6th day of the tournament held in Singapore on the 12th (local time) with a game score of 3-0 (11-3 11-2 11-4) and advanced to the quarterfinals.

The team of Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin, who passed the first round (round of 32) with a bye, won their first mixed doubles match. 온라인카지노사이트

Nisi-Arian, who is of Chinese descent, is a veteran who is celebrating his 60th birthday this year.

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she left a deep impression on domestic fans by losing 3-4 in a close match with Shin Yu-bin, who was only 16 at the time.

However, he was no match for Shin Yu-bin, who had grown up significantly.

The next opponent for Shin Yu-bin and Lim Jong-hoon is Romania's Ovid Ionescu and Bernadette Soetz.

They are strong players who have won a silver medal in mixed doubles at the 2022 Munich European Championships and a bronze medal in table tennis mixed doubles at the 2023 European Games, so it is expected to be a difficult match.

Shin Yu-bin has good memories of winning the WTT Lima Contender Women's Singles final last year, defeating Soetz 4-1.

Shin Yu-bin also scored a victory in the singles that day.

She advanced to the round of 16 by defeating Hungary's 39-year-old veteran Georgina Pota (83rd) 3-0 (11-7 11-8 11-7).

Naturalized Chinese player Joo Chun-hee (14th place, Samsung Life Insurance), who acquired Korean nationality in 2020, also defeated German powerhouse Sabine Winter (51st place) 3-1 (11-2 7-11 11-6 11-5) and won 16. entered the river.

Joo Cheon-hee currently has the second highest singles world ranking among Korean female players after Shin Yu-bin.

However, due to naturalization regulations, she cannot yet wear her Taegeuk emblem, so she cannot compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

If Shin Yu-bin and Joo Chun-hee both win in the round of 16, they will face each other for advancement to the semi-finals.

In the round of 16, Shin Yu-bin defeated Britt Illund (201st place, Netherlands) and Joo Chun-hee defeated Jeon Ji-hee (22nd place, Mirae Asset Securities) 3-0 (11-9 11-8 11-8) to become China's World 2. Deal with Tianmeng above.

Grand Smash is a series that gives the most ranking points and prize money among WTT competitions.

It is equivalent to a major tennis tournament.

There will be two Grand Smashes this year, with the Singapore Smash being the first.

The Saudi Arabia Smash follows in May.