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1st Summary: 2014 World Tour Circuit's 1st Semester (Videos)

1st Summary: 2014 World Tour Circuit's 1st semester (VIDEOS)
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We have seen a lot of action in the first semester of the 2014 World Tour circuit. 13 tournaments has been playing in six months. Now we will look back and remember the tournaments held in Europe, Asia and America from January to April. 

13 World Tour tournaments have been held in the first six months of 2014, but now we will remember the first six held before the 2014 World Team Championships held in Tokyo, Japan. 

The first tournament was the GAC Group ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open held from 29th February to 1st January. Daniel Habesohn and Liu Jia claimed the titles for Austria. Romain Lorentz of France and Sofia Polcanova of Austria won the U21 event. 

Liu Jia vs Camelia Postoaca - 2014 Hungarian Open Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel 

The 2014 Kuwait Open is the second tournament of the year, from 12th to 16th February. Fan Zhendong and Zhu Yuling clinched the title. Stefan Mengel/Lin Gaoyuan and Liu Shiwen/Mu Zi won the doubles event. Asuka Sakai of Japan and Yang Haeun of South Korea won the U21 event. 

Top-10 shots 2014 Kuwait Open Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel 

Xu Xin and Hu Limei won the third world tour held in Doha, Qatar from 18th to 23rd February. South Korea with Cho Eonrae/Seo Hyundeok and Hong Kong with Lee Ho Ching/Ng Wing Nam got the first place in doubles. Tristan Flore of France and Petrissa Solja of Germany won the U21 event. 

Top-10 Shots 2014 Qatar Open Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel 

The World Tour tournament was the 2014 German Open from 26th to 30th March. Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Shan Xiaona made the home crowd happy after winning the title. Japan's Mima Ito and Miu Hirano became the youngest winners in the circuit, while China with Lyu Xiang and Wang Hao won the men's doubles. 

Top-10 2014 German Open Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel 

The 2014 Spanish Open is the fifth World Tour tournament held from 2nd to 6th April. Paul Drinkhall of England and Li Fen of Sweden emerged as champions in the singles event. Hong Kong's Tang Peng and Wong Chun Ting and Japan's Mima Ito and Miu Hirano got the first place. Sofia Polcanova of Austria and Romain Lorentz of France stood victorious in the U21 competition. 

Liu Jia vs Camelia Postoaca - 2014 Spanish Open Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel 

The last stop of the 2014 World Tour before Tokyo 2014 was in America. Santiago de Chile hosted the 2014 Chile Open from 10th to 13th April. Japan's Kohei Sambe and Miyu Maeda made a long trip to clinch the title. Japan's Mizuki Oikawa and Miyu Maeda won the U21 event.  

Kohei Sambe vs Rodrigo Gilabert - 2014 Chile Open Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel 

Photo and info. source: sports.qq.com- ittf.com 

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