TTCLM: Dimitrij OVTCHAROV secures win for OrenburgPhoto: Courtesy FAKEL GAZPROM ORENBURG
2019/20 Table Tennis Champions League Men quarter-finals, leg 1
Reigning TTCLM champion Fakel Gazprom Orenburg beat GV Hennebont 3:1 in the first quarter-final leg held in France tonight, January 16th. Dimitrij OVTCHAROV was man of the match as he secured two points for his side, improving his season’s win-loss record to 6-0.
Cedric NUYTINCK prevailed against Marcos FREITAS in straight games of the opener, but guests responded with three victories in a row. OVTCHAROV beat Quentin ROBINOT to level the score at 1-1, CHUANG Chih-Yuan overcame Samuel WALKER, while German faced hard task in the fourth encounter. NUYTINCK had an advantage after first three games against OVTCHAROV, but guest reversed the score to secure victory for five-time TTCLM champion.
TTCLM quarter-finals, leg 1
GV Hennebont TT - Fakel Gazprom Orenburg 1:3
Cedric NUYTINCK - Marcos FREITAS 3:0 (13:11, 11:8, 11:8)
Quentin ROBINOT - Dimitrij OVTCHAROV 1:3 (11:8, 7:11, 8:11, 7:11)
Samuel WALKER - CHUANG Chih-Yuan 0:3 (15:17, 6:11, 5:11)
Cedric NUYTINCK - Dimitrij OVTCHAROV 2:3 (11:8, 7:11, 13:11, 7:11, 2:11)