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Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

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On April 20, 2024, Beijing time, the 2024 Table Tennis World Cup in Macau continued. The World Cup has been suspended for three years due to the pandemic, and the resumption of competitions this year is a major benefit for the players. First of all, this tournament affects the players' qualification for the Paris Olympics, and players can use this tournament to earn Olympic points to compete for qualification, and secondly, the World Cup is one of the three major tournaments of table tennis, and players must win the World Cup if they want to complete the Grand Slam.

Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

In this competition, all associations sent main players to participate in the competition, and the intensity can be imagined. The national table tennis sent 6 men's singles and 6 women's singles to participate, of which Fan Zhendong in men's singles automatically qualified for the competition with the men's singles championship of the World Table Tennis Championships and the men's singles champion of the U19 World Youth Championships Lin Shidong, and the women's singles Kuo Man and Sun Yingsha qualified for the U19 World Youth Championships and the World Table Tennis Championships respectively. After the group stage competition, the national table tennis achieved a record of 11 wins and 1 loss. In the 1/8 competition, 7 national table tennis players successfully broke through, including men's singles Fan Zhendong, Lin Gaoyuan, Wang Chuqin and Ma Long, and women's singles Sun Yingsha, Chen Meng and Wang Manyu.

Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

In the 1/4 game of the last match day, the national table tennis won 6-1 and won all the foreign battles, and only Fan Zhendong lost to teammate Lin Gaoyuan 2:4. In the men's singles, Lin Gaoyuan faced Japan's Tomokazu Zhangmoto, Wang Chuqin and Ma Long played a derby, and in the women's singles, Sun Yingsha and Chen Meng competed for tickets to the final, and Wang Manyu made an appointment with Japan's Miwa Zhangmoto. In the women's singles competition between Wang Manyu and Zhang Benmeihe, Wang Manyu 4:2 Zhang Benmeihe advanced to the finals, and the following are the results of other matches.

Wang Chuqin 0:4 Ma Long

Wang Chuqin is ranked No. 1 in the world, and Ma Long is ranked No. 4. Wang Chuqin, born in 2000, is a talented teenager who currently has three singles, doubles and mixed doubles, and is the mainstay of national table tennis. He won the team championship of the 2018 World Table Tennis Championships and the men's singles championship of the 19th Asian Games. In the group stage of this competition, the second game won 4:0 in the first game of 2:2 unfavorable situation to advance to the knockout round, and in the 1/4 game, Wang Chuqin gradually got better and easily defeated Zhang Yuzhen 4:1 to advance to the semifinals.

Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

Ma Long has achieved a double Grand Slam, won a total of 5 Olympic gold medals in men's singles and team competitions in his career, and is unmatched in the three major competitions, and has won 29 world championships, the first person in table tennis. With age and injuries, form has declined. At present, in terms of points of the national table tennis men's team Paris Olympics, Wang Chuqin and Fan Zhendong are ranked in the top two, and Ma Long basically missed the men's singles, but Ma Long is likely to play in the men's team competition.

Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

In the first game, Wang Chuqin quickly entered the state and took a 6:2 lead. Then Ma Long fought hard to catch up, and finally won the game with an 11:9 single-game reversal and made a good start. In the second game, after the opening game, the two sides played inextricably, and after the two sides fought to a 10:10 draw, Ma Long scored two points in a row with his rich experience in the competition, and won the next game at 12:10. In the third game, Ma Long took a 4:2 lead at the beginning, and then Ma Long continued to maintain the lead, and finally won the next game with 11:6, and the big score was 3:0 to take the lead in the match point. In the fourth game, Ma Long took advantage of the victory to chase and took a 5:2 lead. Then Wang Chuqin continued to chase points to a 12:12 draw, and at the critical moment, Ma Long withstood the pressure and won the game 14:12, and swept Wang Chuqin 4:0 to advance to the finals.

Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

Sun Yingsha 4:2 Chen Meng

Sun Yingsha is ranked No. 1 in the world, and Chen Meng is ranked No. 4. Sun Yingsha won the World Championships singles championship and Olympic singles runner-up in her career, and is currently the national table tennis women's single sister. Chen Meng is the reigning women's singles champion at this World Cup and has won the Olympic singles title, just one world championship away from a Grand Slam. At present, the quota for the national table tennis women's singles Paris Olympics is basically clear, mainly in the competition between Chen Meng and Wang Manyu for the second qualification of women's singles.

Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

At the beginning of the game, Sun Yingsha took the lead at the beginning and took a 7:5 lead at the beginning. Subsequently, Chen Meng chased the score strongly, and after the score of the two sides reached 11:11, Chen Meng scored two points in a row, and finally won the reversal with a single game of 13:11. In the second game, after the opening game, the competition between the two sides was fierce, and the score rose alternately to lead, and after the two sides fought to a 10:10 draw, Sun Yingsha scored two points in a row with her strong chipping ability and pulled back a game at 12:10. In the third game, Sun Yingsha started with a dream start of 6:1, although Chen Meng continued to chase points, but Sun Yingsha firmly controlled the game, and finally won the next game with 11:6, leading 2:1.

Table tennis World Cup report: Sun Yingsha reversed 4:2 to advance, and Wang Chuqin was swept 0:4

In the fourth game, Chen Meng counterattacked strongly, the speed of changing the line was too fast, Sun Yingsha kept making mistakes, and Chen Mo won the game with a quick victory of 11:1, showing the strength that an Olympic champion should have. In the fifth game, the competition between the two sides was fierce, and it was difficult to distinguish the winner from the loser, and after the score battle reached 12:12, Sun Yingsha withstood the pressure and scored two points in a row, and finally won the game 14:12, and the big score was 3:2 to take the lead in winning the match point. In the sixth game, Chen Meng took a 5:1 lead at the beginning, and then Sun Yingsha chased the score strongly, and finally won the reversal with a single game of 11:9, and advanced to the final with a big score of 4:2.

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