At the first international tournament of table tennis held in Qatar, the semi-finals of men's and women's singles were held, and Mima Ito advanced to the final, while Tomokazu Harimoto lost the game.
The first international competition for table tennis in Doha, Qatar was held on the 5th in the semi-finals of men's and women's singles.
Ito, who is ranked 3rd in the world ranking for women, played against a Singaporean player who is ranked 50th in the world.
Ito dropped the first game at the end of the deuce, but in the second game he showed a skillful attack that rocked the opponent back and forth and took it 11 to 7.
After the 3rd game, he accumulated points by serving his own characteristics and took 3 games in a row, winning with a game count of 4 to 1.
In the other semi-final match, Hina Hayata defeated Miyuu Kihara 4-0 straight, and the final was a match between Japanese players Ito and Hayata.
On the other hand, Harimoto, the only boy in the world who advanced to the top four, played against the German player who was 12th in the world.
In the early stages, Harimoto took two games in a row, such as pointing with his favorite high-speed backhand.
In the third game, I competed with 9 to 9, but I couldn't cope with the opponent's sharp receive and lost points for 2 consecutive times, dropping 9 to 11.
After the 4th game, it was pushed by the powerful shots of the opponent who got on the momentum, and 3 games were taken in a row.
Harimoto lost in the game count 2 to 4 reversal and missed the final.
In addition, the semi-finals of the women's doubles were held, and the pair of Kasumi Ishikawa and Miu Hirano, both of whom have been nominated for the Tokyo Olympics, defeated the pair of Hayada and Kihara 3: 1 to advance to the final. ..