Last night, the Baoneng Cup 2020 National Table Tennis Championship ushered in the men's team finals. With a two-point lead, the Beijing team was defeated by the Guangdong team and lost to their opponents 2 to 3, failing to qualify for the men's team championship.
The first match-up Grand Slam winner Ma Long ushered in the challenge of the Guangdong team Zhou Qihao. Malone has been slightly behind in the first game. After losing 3 points in a row after 7 to 8, Malone lost one game 7 to 11. But then Malone recovered his form and defeated his opponents 11-8, 11-6, 11-3, which made the Beijing team the first to win.
In the second game, Wang Chuqin faces Lin Gaoyuan. In the first two rounds, they both fought to 10 draws. In the first round, Wang Chuqin won 12 to 10, and in the second round, Lin Gaoyuan pulled back one city 15 to 13. In the last two games, Wang Chuqin made fewer mistakes, defeating his opponent 11-7, 14-12, and scored the second point for the Beijing team.
In the third key game, Zhang Chao of Guangdong team defeated Liu Yebo of Beijing team 3-1 to catch up with one point for Guangdong team.
In the fourth game, Ma Long played again to face Lin Gaoyuan. In the first game, Malone entered the state faster, winning 11-6 first. In the second game, Lin Gaoyuan counterattacked successfully and won 11-6. In the third game, Malone kept trying to bite the score, but Lin Gaoyuan still withstood the impact of his opponent and won 11-9. In the fourth game, Malone was facing a desperate situation and came from behind to win 14-12. In the deciding game, the decisive Lin Gaoyuan defeated Malone 11-8, and the Guangdong team pulled the total score to 2-2.
In the fifth decisive game, Wang Chuqin faced Zhou Qihao. Zhou Qihao was in excellent form, leading Wang Chuqin in two consecutive games 11-7 and 12-10. In the third game, Wang Chuqin adjusted his state and pulled it back 11 to 9. However, in the fourth game, Zhou Qihao played bravely and won 11-9. In the end, the Guangdong team defeated the Beijing team 3 to 2 and won the men's team championship of the current table tennis championship.
In addition, in the women's team final yesterday afternoon, Sun Yingsha led the Hebei team to a 3-0 victory over Shandong team to win the women's team championship in the current table tennis championship.