Europe Cup Women

Hungarian SH-ITB Budaörsi Sport Club moved to quarters

Hungarian SH-ITB Budaörsi Sport Club beat A.S.D. Tennistavolo Norbello in both legs of the Stage 3 of the Europe Cup Women. In opening leg they prevailed in four matches, but tonight they needed one more.

In the opening duel, Helga DARI lost to Veronica MOSCONI (11:7, 12:14, 4:11, 6:11), but Georgina POTA leveled the score with the victory over Yana NOSKOVA (11:6, 11:6, 8:11, 9:11, 6:4). POTA also played full distance decisive match against MOSCONI to seal the encounter (11:5, 11:8, 11:3).

In third match Maria FAZEKAS beat Alina ZAHARIA (11:4, 12:10, 7:11, 11:8). DARI lost to NOSKOVA fourth match (7:11, 10:12, 5:11).

"We expected close matches and we had to fight hard to win this evening. I was surprised of NOSKOVA's serves and I needed a some time to adjust to it. I had to focus on the final game because it put much pressure on me and I knew my match could be a keypoint. I am very glad to be in the quarrerfinal and I am proud of the team," said POTA.

Beside SH-ITB Budaörsi Sport Club, to the quaterfinal also progressed: Italian ASV TT Südtirol, Greek Panathinaikos A.C. and French ALCL TT Grand-Quevilly.