Large slayer Haug defies the chances to clinch the Below-19 title in Otocec


Borgar Haug introduced his title to the highlight on a glowing last day on the WTT Youth Star Contender Otocec Offered by I Really feel Slovenia after the Norwegian competitor beat 4 higher-ranking opponents to take his first U19 boys’ particular person trophy on the worldwide stage.

Darius Movileanu from Romania (12-10, 11-4, 6-11, 12-10), quantity 72 on the earth Haug, gained his first win of the day within the highlight towards the U19 champions from the occasion within the Final month in Vila Actual adopted by one other extraordinary consequence towards Croatian Ivor Ban (6-11, 11-8, 7-11, 11-5, 11-4), fifth on the ITTF youth rankings.

Haug let a two-game lead slip by within the semifinals and didn’t collapse beneath the strain when he eradicated the Russian Damir Akhmetsafin, world quantity 21, from the title race (11-9, 11-9, 6-11, 8- 11, 11-5). Nonetheless, the 18-year-old Norwegian saved the very best for final and fought towards quantity 2 on the earth, Kay Stumper from Germany (12-10, 11-9, 4-11, 12-10).

“It was a problem for me to see how far I can go. I really feel like I performed properly, now I do know I can struggle on the prime and that is an incredible feeling. It is nice that we are able to play tournaments once more. It was very skilled, the group was nice and I hope to come back again. ”Borgar Haug.

Iulian Chirita is a younger man who’s in nice form and has had success in U-15 boys singles on the WTT Youth Sequence occasions in Vila Actual and Havirov.

Chirita negotiated his spherical of 16 towards Sweden’s Isak Alfredsson with a 3-1 lead (Sep 11, 11-8, 11-8, 11: 7) and defeated Belgian rival Tom Closset (11-7) once more from behind. 13, 11-5, 11-6, 11-4). The #1 on the earth rankings from Romania secured itself on the expense of the Slovak Kristian Uherik (11-7, 11-2, 11-5). Then he confirmed one other masterclass efficiency when it got here all the way down to it and surpassed the participant in seventeenth place on the youth rankings, the Czech Martin Sip (11-9, 11-7, Sep 11, 11-8).

“I feel I performed very properly within the competitors and I am glad to have gained this title, I hope it will not be the final! Sure, it’s time (to win a U19 title) however there are lots of good gamers, I hope that I’ll proceed to play properly. ”Julian Chirita.

The success for Chirita continued as he celebrated his second title of the day after profitable the U-15 boys’ doubles alongside Dragos Alexandru Bujor. With a 3-1 semi-final win over Israelis Uri Almor and Itay Avvi (8-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-6), the Romanian couple Chirita and Bujor continued their efforts on the last hurdle after they beat the Swedes Isak Alfredsson and the Qatar Rabad Alnaser in straight video games (11-8, 11-7, 11: 7) pushed apart to take the trophy.

The opposite title showdown got here with the draw for the U19 boys’ doubles, when Hungary’s Csaba Andras and Croatia’s Ivor Ban Otocec left optimistic. After a sluggish begin towards Russian colleagues Damir Akhmetsafin and Maksim Bokov within the penultimate spherical (8-11, 11-2, 11-6, 11-9), Andras and Ban have been topped champions for the French later the day after their file Alexis Kouraichi and Thibault Poret with the identical benefit (11-7, 8-11, 11-6, 11-4).

4 days of thrilling competitors got here to an finish, and all eight titles have been awarded. Extra details about the WTT Youth Sequence within the coming weeks might be discovered on the WTT web site.

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