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Champions League Women - 13 Sep 2019

TTCLM Round 1: Hennebont wins in Croatia


2019/20 Table Tennis Champions League Men

 

Reigning champion Fakel Gazprom Orenburg beat VS Angers TT 3:0 in the opening round of the 2019/20 TTCLM, playing on home ground with its powerful line-up, Marcos FREITAS, Dimitrij OVTCHAROV, Vladimir SAMSONOV. Borussia Dusseldorf, 11-time TTCLM champion, overcame Sporting 3:1 in Group D, while Hennebont beat Croatian STK Starr away.

 

Marcos FREITAS (Portugal) and Dimitrij OVTCHAROV (Germany), opponents in the recent ITTF 2019 European Team Championships in Nantes, showed their strength as teammates. They beat Jens LUNDQVIST and Andrea LANDRIEU respectively, to secure victory for Orenburg (third match SAMSONOV vs PILARD w.o)

 

Cedric NUYTINCK prevailed against both, QIU Liang and SUN Chia-Hung to provide two points for Hennebont in Group D. French team defeated STK Starr Croatia 3:1, in spite of losing opening encounter, when SUN Chia-Hung beat FAN Sheng Peng. Hennebont’s newcomer Samuel WALKER added third point for the guests as he overcame Ronald REDJEP in straight games.

 

Diogo CARVALHO upset Timo BOLL in the opener, but Borussia beat Sporting 3:1 in Group D. Two best ranked African players, Omar ASSAR (world no. 44) and Quadri ARUNA (no. 19) met in the second clash, when Egyptian won in four games. Anton KALLBERG beat Francisco SILVA in the third encounter, while Timo BOLL secured win for the host side, as he beat ARUNA in straight sets.

 

Dartom Bogoira was successful playing away against GDSC Juncal. Poland's team won 3:0.

 

2019/20 TTCLM, Round 1

 

GROUP A

 

Fakel Gazprom Orenburg – VS Angers TT 3:0

 

Marcos FREITAS – Jens LUNDQVIST 3:1 (11:6, 11:13, 11:6, 13:11)

Dimitrij OVTCHAROV – Andrea LANDRIEU 3:0 (11:7, 15:13, 11:4)

Vladimir SAMSONOV – David PILARD w.o.

 

GROUP C

 

GDSC Juncal – KS Dartom Bogoria Grodzisk Mazowiecki 0:3

 

Saheed IDOWU - Pavel SIRUCEK 0:3 (7:11, 9:11, 5:11)

Andrey BUKIN - Marek BADOWSKI 3:1 (11:9, 7:11, 7:11, 7:11)

David BESSA - Panagiotis GIONIS 1:3 (7:11, 5:11, 11:7, 3:11)

 

GROUP D

 

STK Starr Croatia – GV Hennebont TT 1:3

 

SUN Chia-Hung – FAN Sheng Peng 3:2 (11:6, 8:11, 5:11, 11:9,11:4)

QIU Liang – Cedric NUYTINCK 2:3 (11:9, 8:11, 10:12, 11:3, 11:13)

Ronald REDJEP – Samuel WALKER 0:3 (6:11, 11:13, 9:11)

SUN Chia-Hung – Cedric NUYTINCK 0:3 (4:11, 4:11, 7:11)

 

Borussia Dusseldorf – Sporting Clube de Portugal 3:1

 

Timo BOLL – Diogo CARVALHO 1:3 (11:9, 9:11, 9:11, 12:14)

Omar ASSAR – Quadri ARUNA 3:1 (7:11, 11:6, 11:8, 11:6)

Anton KALLBERG – Francisco SILVA 3:0 (11:4, 11:2, 0:0)

Timo BOLL – Quadri ARUNA 3:0 (11:3, 12:10, 12:10)

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