Men’s doubles world ranking No. 3 Lim Jong-hoon and Jang Woo-jin Joe also advanced to the round of 16
(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Seol Ha-eun = Shin Yu-bin (Korean Air) – Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities) group advanced to the round of 16 in the women’s doubles at the 2023 Durban World Table Tennis Championships.
World No. 13 Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee paired Croatia’s world No. 57 Mateja Jeger and Ivana Malovavic pair in the women’s doubles second round (roof of 32) on the third day of the tournament held in Durban, South Africa on the 22nd, and scored 3 sets in 20 minutes. It was defeated with -0 (11-6 11-8 11-8).
After the game, Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee said in one voice, “We communicated with each other and talked about what we needed and what we lacked, and I think a good match came out because we focused on our things and did our best.” “We will prepare well for the medal.”
In the men’s doubles, the world No. 3 Jong-Hoon Lim (Korea Exchange)-Jang Woo-Jin (Korea Armed Forces Sports Corps) team scored a set score of 3-2 (9-11 5) against Emmanuel Lebesson-Can Aquju (France) in the second round (Round of 32). -11 11-8 11-9 12-10) and joined the round of 16 with a double electrode.
Lim Jong-hoon and Jang Woo-jin, who were driven to the edge of the cliff by giving away the first two sets in a row, said, “The coach’s words to capture the psychology of the opponent who is struggling to win were helpful.” seems to have gained strength,” he said.
Men’s Singles Lee Sang-soo (World Ranking No. 33, Samsung Life Insurance) beat Sharas Kamal Achanta (World Ranking No. 56) of India in the second round of men’s singles (Round of 64) with a set score of 4-0 (11-4 13-11 11-4). 8 12-10) and advanced to the round of 32.