Champions League Women

Win at the edge of the knife for TTC Berlin eastside

In the opening match of the Champions League Women quarterfinal TTC Berlin eastside beat Metz TT in five matches. At home, Germany’s team recovered from 1:2 in reverse to beat French club and two matches, included the decisive one, ended with sudden death point- both in favor of hosts.

The start of the match already showed how close duel we will watch. SHAN Xiaona needed full five games to beat Adina DIACONU and eventually she won by sudden death point (9:11, 11:9, 8:11, 11:6, 6:5). The thriller continues with next five-games duel. Nina MITTELHAM forced Mariia TAILAKOVA to go full distance, but at the end it was one match all (14:12, 9:11, 7:11, 11:4, 4:6).

Pauline CHASSELIN gave Metz the lead with the victory over Sabina SURJAN (11:9, 6:11, 11:7, 11:2). SHAN pushed into the decisive match with the victory over TAILAKOVA (11:4, 11:1, 11:7) before DIACONU lost another match tonight by death point. MITTELHAM recovered from 0:2 in reverse to win this leg (7:11, 8:11, 11:5, 11:9, 6:5).