The international table tennis tournament held in Qatar will be held on the 10th, and the third round of men's and women's singles will be held. I did.
The international table tennis tournament is being held in Doha, Qatar for the second time in a row.
Ito won the women's singles at the first international tournament held last week, and moved up one world ranking to take second place in this tournament.
In the third round on the 10th, I played against Satsuki Odo, a 16-year-old first-year high school student who has won the junior division of the All Japan Championship for the second time in a row.
Ito couldn't cope with Ofuji's serve in the first game, and he got the game points first with 9:10, but he took 3 consecutive points with his own serve and receive and turned around, 12:10. I took it.
After the second game, he took the initiative in Serve and Receive and advanced to the quarterfinals with a straight win with a game count of 3-0.
On the other hand, Kasumi Ishikawa, who has been appointed as the representative of the Olympics along with Ito, lost to Romanian players and Miu Hirano lost to Korean players, and missed the top 8 in two consecutive tournaments, and he was worried about the Olympics. The result remains.
Hina Hayata, who won second place in last week's tournament, advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Taiwanese players 3 to 1.
In the third round of the men's singles, Harimoto, who is 5th in the world, played against Nigeria, who is 21st in the world.
Harimoto accumulated points with his strong high-speed backhand and decided to advance to the quarterfinals with a straight win with a game count of 3-0.
Jun Mizutani, who has been nominated to represent the Olympics along with Harimoto, participated in the international tournament for the first time in a year, but lost to a German player with a straight 0-3 and was eliminated in the third round.