Shin Yubin Advances to WTT Contender Mixed Doubles Final Women’s Doubles is the Top Four
In the men’s doubles quarterfinals, 4 Korean teams ‘house fight’
Shin Yu-bin (No. 9, Korean Air) reached the mixed doubles final at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Rio de Janeiro 2023.
On the fifth day of the tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the 11th (local time), Shin Yu-bin won the mixed doubles semifinals with Lim Jong-hoon (Korea Exchange) 10-3 (0-11, 5-11, 4-11) after a house fight with Jang Woo-jin-Jeon Hee (Mirae Asset Securities) and No. 4 to advance to the final.
The Shin Yubin-Lim Jong-hoon pair (4th) will battle for the gold medal with Spain’s Maria Xiao-Alvaro Robles (12th) on the 8th.
The Shin Yubin-Lim Jong-Hoon pair reached the final without dropping a single set
including Chile’s Paulina Vega-Nicolas Burgos (unranked) in the round of 16 and Romania’s Ovidio Bernadette Sötz (No. 8) in the quarter-finals.지노사이트랭크
Shin Yu-bin made it to the top four in the women’s doubles paired with Jeon Ji-hee.
After defeating Brazil’s Bruna Takahashi-Julia Takahashi (unranked) 4-16 (3-2, 8-11, 11-2, 11-8, 5-11) in the round of 11, the No. 5 pair of Shin Yubin-Jeon Ji-hee (No. 1) defeated Chinese Taipei’s Hwang Yi-Hwa-Jeon Xiaowu (No. 8) 24-3 (0-11, 4-11, 7-11) in the round of eight.
The pair of Shin Yubin and Jeon Ji-hee will try to advance to the final against Romania’s Bernadette Sötz-Elisabetta Samara (unranked).
Choi Hyo-joo (Korea Martial Arts Association)-Kim Na-young (POSCO International) (No. 6) will also advance to the women’s doubles quarterfinals, where they will face Sweden’s Kristina Kalberg-Linda Berström (No. 40).
In the women’s singles, Lee Eun-hye (No. 71, Korean Air) defeated Si-on Lee (No. 16, Samsung Life Insurance) 49-3 (1-11, 2-4, 11-11, 4-12) in the round of 10 and will face Bruna Takahashi (No. 8) of Brazil in the round of 41.
After beating No. 12 Adriana Diaz of Puerto Rico 3-1 (11-8, 7-11, 11-5, 11-9), No. 76 Kim will face Linda Berström of Sweden (No. 8) in the quarterfinals for a place in the last four.
Si-on Lee Jeon Ji-hee, who lost to Lee Eun-hye and France’s Pritika Pavard (No. 47), 4-44 (2-3, 11-4, 15-13, 8-11, 6-11), was eliminated in the round of 9.
In the men’s doubles
South Korea’s Jo Man Seo booked at least two medals in the top four.
Lim Jong-Hoon Ahn Jae-hyun (No. 4) met Argentina’s Gaston Alto-Oracio Cifuentes (No. 2) on their way to the final.
Cho Seung-min (Samsung Life)-Oh Joon-sung (Mirae Asset Securities) Jo (no ranking) will face Lee Sang-so (Samsung Life)-Cho Dae-sung (Samsung Life) Jo (No. 22) in the quarterfinals.
In the men’s singles round of 8, No. 5 Cho Seung-min and No. 4 Jang Woo-jin defeated No. 16 Simon Koji of France 38-8 (32-3 2-12 10-4 11-14 12-3) and Jules Rolland (No. 11) 11-4 (111-3 1-11 3-10 12-11) to advance to the last four.
Cho Seung-min will face Germany’s Patrick Franziska (No. 8), while Zhang Woo-jin will compete with Chinese Taipei’s Zhuang Zhiyuan (No. 11) for a place in the final.
Lee Sang-so (No. 6) was eliminated in the round of 4 after a 25-26 (27-134, 1-3, 11-9, 8-11) upset loss to Sora Matsushima (No. 11) of Japan.