Jung Youngsik Is The Korea Open Champion (Videos)

Jung Youngsik Is The Korea Open Champion (VIDEOS)
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The South Korean crowd is definitely pleased to see two of their players in the final stage of the Korea Open Men’s Singles. Following impressive performances in the competition, the veteran Joo Saehyuk seemed trouble against the younger opponent. In the end, he had to settle as the runner-up. Meanwhile, Ai Fukuhara delivered positive results after wining the women’s title. 

ITTF. After days of competition, the 2015 Korea Open has reached its concluding stage and the winning teams are Japan and of course, Korea. 

The South Korean crowd are probably pleased to see two of their players in the final round of the Men’s Singles. 

In the prior round, Jung Youngsik ended the hopes of his teammate Jang Woojin and sealed his place in the finals. Meanwhile, Joo Saehyuk defeated Koki Niwa in a convincing manner to ensure the title to the hosting team. 

After an impressive performance, Joo Saehyuk seemed trouble in the finals. He found himself in a 0-2 deficit as his opponent took advantage of the high degree of familiarity. Eventually, Jung Youngsik sealed the game to his favour. 

Jung Youngsik scored 11-9, 11-1, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8. 

Women’s Singles 

Ai Fukuhara has certainly done better in Incheon compared to her performance last week in Kobe. This week, she had a much longer exposure and even had her shot for the title. She faced the promising player Mima Ito in the finals. 

Immediately at the start of the match, Ai Fukuhara took advantage of her experience and was always ahead of the younger opponent. In four sets, Ai Fukuhara sealed her victory (11-6, 11-7, 12-10, 11-4).  

Ai Fukuhara vs Mima Ito Video  kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel

Men’s Doubles 

This event boiled down to two pairs from the hosting team, Jung Youngsik/Kim Minseok and Cho Seungmin and Kim Minhyeok. The two pairs gave their best to win the title and as a result, their match reached the decider. 

In the end, Jung Youngsik and Kim Minseok won in 9-11, 11-9, 11-8, 7-11, 11-6. 

Women’s Doubles 

The Japanese Team ruled in this competition after two of their pairs, Miu Hirano/Mima Ito and Hina Hayata and Hitomi Sato reached the finals. Their round was tight with both pairs fighting for the title. But in the end, it is the pair who have been in the highest podium who got the victory. 

Men's doubles final Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel

Women's doubles final Video  kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel

Miu Hirano and Mima Ito scored 8-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-6, 11-9. 

Men's final Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel

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