In the 4th round of women's singles at the World Table Tennis Championships held in the United States, Tokyo Olympic representatives Mima Ito and Kasumi Ishikawa both won and advanced to the quarterfinals.

On the 26th, the 4th round of women's singles was held at the World Table Tennis Championships, and Ito, a bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics who ranked 3rd in the world, played against a Thai player who ranked 39th in the world.



Ito couldn't take the initiative in the 5th game with a game count of 2 to 2, and his unique serve, so he got the game points 9 to 10 first.



Even so, in the long rally immediately after that, he persistently returned the shots of the opponent who attacked the tough course in a row and scored points, and at the end of the deuce, he took 12:10.



In the following 6th game, the game points were held at 8 to 10 due to the painful development pushed by the opponent's intense shots, but here again, he showed a competitive strength that surpassed the opponent in the rally and scored 4 consecutive points at the last minute. I took it, reversed it, and took it 12:10.



Despite suffering, Ito won the game count 4 to 2 and advanced to the quarterfinals.



On the other hand, Ishikawa, who is 9th in the world, played against Romanian player who is 24th in the world, aggressively attacked with a strong forehand and grasped the flow, and decided to advance to the quarterfinal with a straight win of 4-0.



Miu Hirano, who is 12th in the world, competed with Chen Meng, the gold medalist of the Tokyo Olympics, who was the 1st in the world until the final 7th game. I lost to 11 and lost the game with a game count of 3 to 4.



Hina Hayata, 18th in the world, lost to the 10th Chinese player in the world with a game count of 2-4.

Ito "I want to enjoy tomorrow and do my best"

Mima Ito, who decided to advance to the quarter-finals in the women's singles despite suffering, said, "When the game count reaches 3 to 3, I don't know which one will win, so I wanted to decide in the sixth game. After being killed, I made up for it. I have a doubles and singles match tomorrow, so I want to enjoy and do my best. "



In addition, Kasumi Ishikawa, who won the straight, said, "I am very happy to be able to play well and be in the top 8. I want to do my best to play the match on the court for as long as possible." ..

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