Only Shin Yu-bin survived Table Tennis Singapore Smash Singles Only Quarterfinals

Shin Yu-bin, the world’s seventh-ranked player in the women’s singles, advanced to the quarterfinals in the round of 16 in the women’s singles at the Singapore Sports Hub on the 14th (Korea time) by defeating world 210th-ranked Britt Irland of the Netherlands with a game score of 3-0 (11-5 11-6 11-6).

As a result, Shin Yu-bin is the only Korean player to advance to the quarterfinals of the singles competition.

Joo Chun-hee (Samsung Life Insurance), who also advanced to the round of 16 in the women’s singles, was eliminated by Chen Meng (China), the world’s second-ranked, and Kim Na-young (Posco International) was eliminated by Wang Man-yu (China), the world’s third-ranked.

In the men’s singles, Cho Dae-sung (Samsung Life Insurance), who advanced to the round of 16, was eliminated after losing to Dang Chiu (Germany), ranked 10th in the world.

Shin’s opponent in the quarterfinals is Chen Meng, who beat Joo Chun-hee. This is the first time Shin Yu-bin will face Chen Meng. Attention is focusing on whether Shin Yu-bin will be able to cause an upset against Chen Meng, the world’s top-ranked player.

Shin is in the final in mixed doubles as a pair with Lim Jong-hoon (Korea Exchange). The final opponent is Wang Chuqin and Sun Ying-sa (China), the world’s No. 1 player in mixed doubles. Lim Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin, the world’s third ranking, lost to Wang Chuqin and Sun Ying-sa in the mixed doubles semifinal at the Hangzhou Asian Games last year, and only won a bronze medal.

Attention is focusing on whether Im Jong-hoon and Shin Yu-bin, who defeated world No. 2 Harimoto Tomokazu-Hayata Hina (Japan) in the semifinals, will be able to avenge themselves through the tournament.

In men’s doubles, Jang Woo-jin and Lim Jong-hoon advanced to the semifinals. They will be in the same group as Lingaoyuan and Maruong of China.

The Singapore Smash is a top-notch table tennis competition hosted by the WTT. The winner of the singles event will be given 60,000 U.S. dollars and 2,000 ranking points. The prize money for the doubles is 8,500 dollars.

BY: 사설토토

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