Table Tennis All Japan Championship Morizono Ito Gumi and Harimoto Nagasaki Gumi to the quarterfinals January 14 21:12
The table tennis all-Japan championship held in Osaka City had the fourth round of mixed doubles, and Masataka Morizono and Misato Ito aiming for the third straight victory went straight to the quarterfinals.
The fourth round of mixed doubles was held on the 14th day of the second day of the table tennis all-Japan championship held in Osaka City. The pair of Morizono and Ito aiming for the third consecutive championship was overwhelmed by the first game, the forehand that hit the course powerfully by Ito, and won 11-3.
In the second game, Morizono's sharp receive and other points were used to steal points. In the third game, he was led by 3-8 and took the initiative in serving to reverse the game and scored 11-9.
The pair of Morizono and Ito won a straight win with a game count of 3-0 and advanced to the quarterfinals on the 15th.
Last year's runner-up Tomokazu Harimoto and Mizu Nagasaki also made it to the quarterfinals with a 3-0 straight win.
Mito Ito "I'm glad I could have a close battle"
In the mixed doubles table tennis all-Japan championship, Misato Ito, who advanced to the quarter-finals, looked back at the third round of the full game and the fourth round of the straight game. "Thanks to the third round, I was able to calm down next. For now, I'm glad I was able to win the close game, and for the first time in the fourth round I had a game that seemed a little better. "
Masataka Morizono, who formed a pair with Ito, said, "I was able to compete in the third round so I was able to cross one mountain. I want to take care of two people and prepare for tomorrow." I was talking.
Tomokazu Harimoto "We were able to play ourselves"
Tomokazu Harimoto, who progressed to the quarterfinals in the mixed doubles of the Table Tennis All-Japan Championship, described the straight round of the fourth round. So I was able to play ourselves without worrying if I got a little point. "
Mizu Nagasaki, who formed the pair, said that in the third round, which was a full game competition, "The third round was annoying because I made a lot of mistakes, so in the fourth round I tried to reduce mistakes and led to the victory. I want to be prepared and win each game. "