TTCLM: Borussia and Bogoria secure quarter-finalsPhoto: Courtesy Dartom Bogoria
Table Tennis Champions League Men, Round 4
Borussia Dusseldorf and KS Dartom Bogoria Grodzisk Mazowiecki secured their places for the 2019/20 TTCLM quarter-finals, as they beat away STK Starr Croatia and Ping Pong Club Villeneuvois respectively. Both matches were decided in straight matches, like it happened in Round 3 when Borussia and Bogoria hosted same opponents.
German team was too strong for STK Starr Croatia in Group D, in spite of playing without Timo BOLL. Sweden’s Anton KÄLLBERG beat SUN Chia-Hung in the opener, his compatriot Kristian KARLSSON overcame Ronald REDJEP in straight games, while Ricardo WALTHER prevailed against QIU Liang after four games.
Regarding game held in Group C, French team started well, as Vassily LAKEEV won first two games against Panagiotis GIONIS, but Greek responded by three games in a row. Next two encounters were decided in straight games: Marek BADOWSKI beat Vildan GADIEV and Pavel SIRUCEK defeated Nima ALAMIAN.
TTCLM, Round 4
KS Dartom Bogoria Grodzisk Mazowiecki - Ping Pong Club Villeneuvois 3:0
Panagiotis GIONIS - Vassily LAKEEV 3:2 (6:11, 10:12, 11:7, 11:4, 11:8)
Marek BADOWSKI - Vildan GADIEV 3:0 (11:5, 11:9, 11:8)
Pavel SIRUCEK - Nima ALAMIAN 3:0 (17:15, 11:9, 11:4)
STK Starr Croatia - Borussia Düsseldorf 0:3
SUN Chia-Hung - Anton KÄLLBERG 1:3 (11:8, 5:11, 5:11, 3:11)
Ronald REDJEP - Kristian KARLSSON 0:3 (8:11, 8:11, 8:11)
QIU Liang - Ricardo WALTHER 1:3 (11:8, 9:11, 5:11, 3:11)