Serbian Open: Gold for DRINKHALL and HAYATAPhoto: Courtesy ITTF
Seamaster 2019 ITTF Challenge, Serbia Open
England’s Paul DINKHALL and Japan’s Hina HAYATA are the winners of the Seamaster 2019 ITTF Challenge, Serbia Open concluded today, may 5th in the Serbian capital Belgrade. DRINKHALL beat Abdel-Kader SALIFOU from France in six games of the Men’s Singles final, reversing the score from 0:2 to 4:2, while the top seeded women’s player HAYATA overcame SOO Wai Yam Minnie from Hong Kong after five games.
Portugal’s Diogo CARVALHO and Joao GERALDO are the gold medallists of the Men's Doubles event, as they prevailed against host pair Zsolt PETO/Marko JEVTOVIC. Dora MADARASZ and Szandra PERGEL of Hungary lost to NG Wing Nam/ SOO Wai Yam Minnie (Hong Kong) in the Women's Doubles final.
Results of the final games, May 5th
Men's Singles final: Paul DRINKHALL (England) - Abdel-Kader SALIFOU (France) 4:2 (8:11, 10:12, 12:10, 11:3, 11:2, 11:1)
Women's Singles final: Hina HAYATA (Japan) – SOO Wai Yam Minnie (Hong Kong) 4:1 (11:9, 11:7, 10:12, 11:9, 11:9)
Men's Doubles final: Diogo CARVALHO/Joao GERALDO (Portugal) – Zsolt PETO/Marko JEVTOVIC (Serbia) 3:0 (11:5, 11:3, 13:11)
Women's Doubles final: NG Wing Nam/ SOO Wai Yam Minnie (Hong Kong) – Dora MADARASZ/Szandra PERGEL (Hungary) 3:2 (12:10, 12:10, 9:11, 9:11, 11:7)