Laurens TROMER and Britt EERLAND champions in Netherlands
Netherlands National Championships
Britt EERLAND and Laurens TROMER clinched titles at the Netherlands National Championships in Zwolle. They are the youngest pair of winners since Danny HEISTER and Emily NOOR in 1992: EERLAND is 22-year old, while TROMER is 21.
Britt EERLAND became national champion for the very first time, as she beat Ana GOGORITA in the six games of the final. EERLAND won first three games but GOGORITA responded with two in a row. The title was decided in the sixth game when EERLAND controlled the score from the beginning and won 11:7.
New women`s champion was faced with a big challenge in the Round of 16, where she was three sets down against Tanja HELLE.
Men`s top seed Laurens TROMER managed to survive after full seven games of quarter-final thriller against Koen HAGERAATS, being twice one set down. He proved his top seeding place in the final, as she beat in five games Michel DE BOER who eliminated defending champion Ewout OOSTWOUDER in the semi-final.
Men`s Singles Semi-final
Laurens TROMER – Barry WIJERS 4:2 (11:2, 11:7, 11:7, 11:13, 4:11, 11:8)
Michel DE BOER – Ewout OOSTWOUDER 4:0 (11:7, 12:10, 11:9, 11:7)
Men`s Singles Final
Laurens TROMER – Michel DE BOER 11-7 8-11 11-4 11-7 11-4
Women`s Singles Semi-final
Britt EERLAND – Yana TIMINA 4:1 (11:9, 11:8, 9:11, 14:12, 11:6)
Ana GOGORITA – LI Jie 4:0 W. O.
Women`s Singles Final
Britt EERLAND – Ana GOGORITA 4:2 (11:7, 11:7, 11:6, 9:11, 10:12).
Men`s Doubles Final
Martin KHATCHANOV/Barry WIJERS – Rajko GOMMERS/Martijn de VRIES 3:2 (11:8, 11:7, 7:11, 6:11, 11:5)
Women`s Doubles Final
Tanja HELLE/Yana TIMINA – Jacintha DE HOOP/Sanne DE HOPP 3:0 (11:7, 11:1, 11:5)
Mixed Doubles Final
Nathan VAN DER LEE/Yana TIMINA – Jamshid SEDIGH/Vera VAN BOHEEMEN 3:0 (11:8, 11:5, 11:6)