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Member Associations - 3 Mar 2011

National Championships: Par GERELL seeking for first Swedish title


03/03/2011 – Eriksdalshallen in Stockholm from 4th to 6th March will be the venue for 2011 Swedish Championships. The main favorite in Men’s Singles Event is Par GERELL who has yet to win the gold at the Championships, but already reached the

03/03/2011 – Eriksdalshallen in Stockholm from 4th to 6th March will be the venue for 2011 Swedish Championships.

The main favorite in Men’s Singles Event is Par GERELL who has yet to win the gold at the Championships, but already reached the final last year. Jorgen PERSSON is the player who knows how to reach the top of the podium, since he has already been there in 1987, 1988, 1990, 1999 and 2007. Another favorite for the top prize is Jens LUNDQUIST, winner from 2005, 2008 and 2009, but we can not forget legendary Jan-Ove WALDNER who managed win his 10th gold medal in singles as he already did in 1983, 84, 86, 89, 91, 96, 97, 2006 and 2010.

In Women’s Singles two times winner from 2007 and 2009, Matilda EKHOLM is at the list of the favorites. Malin PETTERSSON who won the first gold last year.

The finals in Swedish Championships in 2010

MEN? SINGLES
Jan-Ove WALDNER, Sparvagens BTK-Par GERELL, Falkenbergs BTK 11-5, 11-8, 11-6, 11-7.

WOMEN SINGLES
Malin PETTERSSON, Team Malarenergi BTK-Carina JONSSON, Team Malarenergi BTK 3-11, 11-9, 11-5, 5-11, 11-9, 11-8.

MEN? DOUBLES
Par GERELL/Jens LUNDQUIST, Falkenbergs BTK/Soderhamns UIF-Mattias KARLSSON/Robert SVENSSON, BTK Warta/Eslovs AI 12-10, 11-9, 14-12.

WOMEN DOUBLES
Matilda EKHOLM/Malin PETTERSSON, Riddaren BTK/Team Malarenergi BTK-Kajsa ANDERSSON/Marie OLSSON, Raa BTK 12-10, 11-6, 11-5.

MIXED DOUBLES
Anders SJOSTEDT/Carina JONSSON, Carlstads BTK/Team Malarenergi BTK-John WALL/Madeleine MELCHER, Sparvagens BTK 11-5, 11-4, 11-2.

MEN? U20
Mattias KARLSSON, BTK Warta-Harald ANDERSSON, Sparvagens BTK 11-9, 9-11, 11-9, 11-5, 8-11, 11-9.

WOMEN? U20
Madeleine MELCHER, Sparvagens BTK-Michelle QUACH, Fridhem/Urnan BTK 11-7, 11-2, 11-7, 12-10.

(By ?an WESTBERG, courtesy of Sweden TTA)

Photo: Pat GERELL (photo Roscher)

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