Jang Woo-jin (27, Armed Forces Sports Corps, world ranking 18th) was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Macau Champions Men’s Singles. He played well against Wang Chuqin (China, world No. 2), who is called the ‘next-generation table tennis emperor’, in a close match with a full set, but could not complete the ‘extraordinary’.
Jang Woo-jin lost to Wang Chu-qin 1-3 (11-9 3-11 15-13 8-11 7-11) in the men’s singles quarterfinals of the WTT Macau Champions held in Macau on the 21st.
The WTT Champions is a tournament in which the top 32 players in the world rankings compete. 1,000 winning points are at stake in this event, with a total of 64 players, 32 men and women’s singles, respectively. Last week’s WTT Champions, held in Xinxiang, China, moved to Macau.먹튀검증
Jang Woo-jin lost to world No. 7 Liang Jingkun (China) in the first round of the Xinxiang Champions held in Xinxiang, China last week and was eliminated early. Jang Woo-jin, who received a disappointing result in many ways at the Xinxiang Champions, advanced to the quarterfinals at the Macau Champions.
The person I met at the threshold of the semifinals was the world’s second-ranked Wang Chuqin. The opponent record was 1 win 3 losses. In the WTT Champions, where the strongest players in table tennis appeared, Wang Chuqin was a wall that had to be overcome. Jang Woo-jin played an equal game, catching three games at the end of a deuce battle, but ended this tournament with a loss of concentration at the last minute.
In the first game, Jang Woo-jin shook the opponent’s receive with a sharp serve. He took the lead throughout the game with a strong attack following the serve, and won the first game 11-9.
Wang Chuqin changed the game pattern from the second game. Here, Jang Woo-jin shook sharply and trailed 0-9. Wang Chuqin took the two games 11-3 and turned the game around.
In the third game, the two played a deuce battle. In 13-13, Woojin Jang took a step away by inducing the opponent to make a mistake. Jang Woo-jin, who reached 15 points with a forehand following a sharp serve in 14-13, took a game score 2-1.
However, Wang Chuqin did not back down easily. He led the game 4 to 11-8 with a sharp backhand to carry the win into the final 5 games.
Jang Woo-jin was pushed back by Wang Chu-qin’s strong attack in the beginning of the 5th game, and fell behind by 1-7. Wang Chuqin, who seized the victory, took the last game and confirmed his advance to the semifinals.
With this, all Korean players participating in this event have finished their schedule. In the men’s singles, Jang Woo-jin advanced to the quarterfinals, while Lee Sang-soo (32, Samsung Life Insurance, world ranking 36th) was eliminated in the round of 16. Lim Jong-hun (26, Korea Exchange), who reached the semifinals of the Shinshang Champions, suffered a loss in the first round.
In the women’s singles, Shin Yu-bin (18, Korean Air) and Jeon Ji-hee (30, Mirae Asset Securities) both fell out of the round of 16.
Meanwhile, TV channels SPOTV and SPOTV ON, and sports OTT service SPOTV NOW broadcast major matches of the WTT Macau Champions live via satellite. It will also be broadcast live on SPOTV ASIA (Spotv Asia). Sporty Asia is a channel broadcasting to 13 countries in Southeast Asia, and broadcasts tennis grand slam tournaments such as Wimbledon and US Open, men’s professional tennis ATP tour, motorcycle racing competition MotoGP (GP), WTT (World Table Tennis) table tennis competition, and BWF ( World Badminton Federation) Badminton competition, International Sports Climbing (IFSC), Sports Climbing World Cup, etc. are provided.