, Beijing, December 12 (Liu Xingchen) On the 17th, the 17 World Table Tennis Professional League (WTT) Nagoya Women's Finals ushered in the final day of the competition. In the women's doubles and women's singles finals, national table tennis once again became the winner.

In the women's doubles field, Sun Yingsha/Wang Manyu defeated the Japanese pair Nagasaki Miyu/Kihara Miyu 3:1 to win the championship. In the women's singles final held a little later, Sun Yingsha defeated teammate Wang Yidi 4:2 to win the cup.

Within two hours, Sun Yingsha won two championships in a row.

Image source: Screenshot of WTT website

The doubles final was very intense. Sun Yingsha/Wang Manyu came back from behind to win the first game, and Miyu Nagasaki/Miyu Kihara equalized in the second game. In the third game, Sun Yingsha/Wang Manyu adjusted the rhythm of twisting and pulling the ball and strengthened the attack of the first three boards, winning 11:4. In the fourth game, Sun Yingsha's forehand advantage was brought into play, and finally Sun Yingsha/Wang Manyu defeated the opponent with a total score of 3:1.

Image source: Screenshot of WTT website

In the singles final, the two Chinese players tried to show their characteristics. Sun Yingsha was even better in grasping the key balls, winning the first two games 12:10 and 11:6.

In the third set, Wang Yidi pulled back a city 11:8. After that, both sides won one game each. In the sixth game, Sun Yingsha accelerated the attack speed of the first three boards, and finally defeated the opponent 4:2.

After winning two championships in a row, Sun Yingsha summed up 2023 and said, "It ended perfectly. At the same time, she also expressed her expectations for 2024.

In this competition, the national table tennis women's team has a luxurious lineup: Sun Yingsha, Wang Manyu, Chen Meng, Wang Yidi, Chen Xingtong, Qian Tianyi, Zhang Rui. Among them, Sun Yingsha, Wang Manyu, Chen Meng, and Wang Yidi are both singles and doubles.

Image source: WTT World Table Tennis Federation Weibo

Image source: WTT World Table Tennis Federation Weibo

Looking back at the three-day schedule, the Chinese team withstood the strong onslaught of their main opponent, the Japanese players.

In Women's Singles, current world No. 1 Sun Yingsha will be challenged by Japan's Miwa Haramoto, who is the youngest player in the tournament.

The last time the two met was the WTT Lanzhou Star Challenge in October, when Sun Yingsha won 10-3. Meeting again, Zhang Benmeihe, who made rapid progress, quickly found a rhythm, and the two sides attacked and defended each other in the game, and finally Sun Yingsha reversed 0:3 to advance.

"Meihe is young, but the development space and technical framework have been improving. Compared to the last fight, she has made adjustments and changes this time. Sun Yingsha commented after the game.

Also on the first match day, Chen Meng defeated Japanese star Hina Hayada 3:2 and successfully advanced.

The picture shows a group photo of 16 women's singles players. Image source: WTT World Table Tennis Federation Weibo

In the 1/4 finals, Chen Xingtong, Wang Yidi, Chen Meng, and Sun Yingsha all defeated their respective opponents, and the national table tennis won the women's singles semifinals in advance. Among them, Chen Meng easily defeated the Japanese team Misei Ito 3:0.

In the doubles field, the two Chinese pairs were in the same half of the zone after the start of the match. After defeating their respective opponents, Sun Yingsha/Wang Manyu and Chen Meng/Wang Yidi met in the semi-finals in advance.

After four rounds of fierce battles, Sun Yingsha/Wang Manyu defeated Chen Meng/Wang Yidi 3:1 and competed for the championship with Miyu Nagasaki/Miyu Kihara.

Data map: The 2023 ITTF Mixed Team World Cup ended in Chengdu, Sichuan, and the Chinese team won the championship.

Recently, the national table tennis tournaments have continued. On the 10th, the team ended the ITTF Mixed Team World Cup and reached the top with a complete victory. The WTT Nagoya Women's Finals schedule is also intensive, taking Sun Yingsha as an example, in the closing stage of the 17th, she played four matches in a single day, which posed a great test of physical strength.

Based on the performance of the past period of time, the national table tennis women's team is still constantly adjusting its state to consolidate its dominance while summing up its experience. 2024, keep up the good work! (ENDS)