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ETTU Cup Men - 13 Apr 2013

Fenerbahce one step closer to WETC title


Turkish Fenerbahce is on the good way to secure the title second year in the row. Reigning champions overcame Polish KTS Zamek Tarnobrzeg without major problems. The back bone of Turkish success was European champion Viktoria PAVLOVICH. She overcame JIA J

Turkish Fenerbahce is on the good way to secure the title second year in the row. Reigning champions overcame Polish KTS Zamek Tarnobrzeg without major problems.

The back bone of Turkish success was European champion Viktoria PAVLOVICH. She overcame JIA Jun and Renata STRBIKOVA. In the opening duel she showed no mercy, but the decisive match in today’s duel was very close. STRBIKOVA stretched Viktoria to full distance. However after three hours and 40 minutes the Turkish side recorded opening leg victory.

HU Melek added important point against LI Qian, but Elizabeta SAMARA struggled against HAN Ying. SAMARA recovered after 2:0 in reverse, leveled with 12:10 and 11:9 in third and fourth game, but lost decisive set.

“I lost my duel, but after five games, and that is also important for overall score. We played very good, the atmosphere was great. There were more then 400 people in the hall and the match was broadcasted by TV. Polish side also helped everything look perfect. They played very good today”, stated Elizabeta SAMARA.

Fenerbahce – KTS Zamek Tarnobrzeg 3:1
PAVLOVICH – JIAN Jun 3:1 (11:9, 11:7, 6:11, 11:3)
HU Melek – LI Qian 3:1 (11:3, 1:6, 7:11, 11:8)
SAMARA – HAN Ying 2:3 (1:11, 8:11, 12:10, 11:9, 8:11)
PAVLOVICH – STRBIKOVA 3:2 (11:7, 10:12, 11:5, 8:11, 11:8)

Milica NIKOLIC, EWT

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