Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Ma Long wins World Cup Table Tennis title

Ma Long service
Ma Long won the World Cup Table Tennis tournament at Liverpool by beating Timo Boll convincingly with a score of 11-4, 11-3, 11-8, 11-9.

In the semi finals, Ma Long beat Xu Xin and Timo Boll beat veteran Vladimir Samsonov. 

Incidentally, Ma Long had faced a straight games defeat in his first group match against Chuang Chih-Yuan. Ma was lucky not to face Chuang in the main draw as Samsonov beat Chuang in a thrilling match. Ma Long beat Michael Maze, Xu Xin, and Timo Boll all in straight games in the main draw.