Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Henzell and Miao Miao crowned Oceania Cup champions


(Photos courtesy of the ITTF)
William Henzell and Miao Miao beat David Powell and Li Chunli respectively to win the Oceania Cup at Bendigo Australia. This was Henzell's third consecutive victory.

While Henzell beat Powell fairly easily, Miao Miao had to battle back from 1-3 down against the experienced Chunli. The win for Miao Miao also meant that she earned a ticket to the Women's World Cup to be held at Kobe, Japan in September. Similarly, Henzell gets to compete at the Men's World Cup at Verviers, Belgium in October.

Results:

Men's singles finals:

William Henzell bt David Powell 15-13, 11-7, 7-11, 11-4, 11-1

Women's singles finals:

Miao Miao bt Li Chunli  5-11, 11-13, 11-9, 10-12, 11-7, 13-11 11-9