In the table tennis match Malone Xu Xin easily advanced to 13-year-old Zhang Ben narrowly defeated 41-year-old Lao Sa
The 2017 ITTF China Open was held in Chengdu. Men’s singles Malone, Xu Xin and Fan Zhendong defeated their opponents. Xu Xin will accept the challenge of Japanese 13-year-old Chinese Zhang Benzhihe in the second round, including 4-3 LeksamNov, Zhang Jike retired due to injury.Women’s singles Ding Ning, Zhu Yuling, Chen Meng, Liu Shiwen and Sun Yingsha all defeated their opponents, and Ding Ning will face Ito Mijo in the second round.  In the first round of the men’s singles match, Malone faced a Japanese player. After winning 11-5 in the first game, he lost 7-11 in the second game, and then won two consecutive games with two 11-6 and one 11-7. The total score was 4-1 Win the game.The opponent in the second round of Malone was Yuza Oshima of Japan.Zhang Jike played against Japanese player Yoshida Masaki in the first round and retired due to a back injury 7-10 behind in the first game.Xu Xin played against French player Lebesson and won four consecutive games with 11-8, 11-7, 11-7 and 11-3.Xu Xin’s opponent in the second round will be Japan’s Zhang Benzhihe, who defeated the quarter-finals of the World Table Tennis Championship, and defeated the 41-year-old Belarusian veteran Samsonov 4-3 in the first round with a score of 11 in seven innings.-4, 9-11, 11-5, 9-11, 8-11, 11-5 and 11-8.  Fan Zhendong faced Japan’s Michi Asuka, and the first game quickly opened the game to win 11-6. The second game realized that he grasped the opportunity of the key extension and lost 11-13.After Fan Zhendong won 11-9 in the third game, the errors in the fourth game increased to 7-11.In the fifth game, Fan Zhendong regained the initiative on the court and won the game with a 11-3 victory.In the sixth inning, Fan Zhendong made a vigorous effort, winning 11-8 with a total score of 4-2.  In the first round of women’s singles competition, the top seed Ding Ning in the first half against South Korea’s Liang Xiayin won 11-7, 11-9, 11-7 and 11-9 in four consecutive games.In the second round, Ding Ning will play against Mito Ito, and the first round will also win 4-0.Zhu Yuling faced Hashimoto Suihua, sweeping 11-8, 12-10, 11-6 and 11-5 in straight sets, and facing South Korea’s Tian Zhixi in the second round.Chen Meng, who was in the first half with Ding Ning and Zhu Yuling, faced South Korea’s Xu Xiaoyuan in the first round. After losing two sets in 8-11 and 6-11, he took 11-8, 11-8, 15-13 and 12-10.Four consecutive innings, the total score 4-2 reversal win, the opponent in the second round is Japan’s Hitomi Sato.  Second seed Liu Shiwen in the second half, against a Portuguese player in the first round, straightly defeated his opponents by 11-5, 11-9, 12-10 and 11-3 in the fourth round, and faced Japan’s Wada Hina in the second round.Sun Yingsha, the double champion of Japan, won the first round against Du Kaiju of Hong Kong, China, winning four consecutive games with 11-6, 12-10, 11-1 and 11-6.In the second round, Sun Yingsha will face another Japanese player Mori Sakura.Zhang Rui faced Singaporean Feng Tianwei. He lost 7-11 and 10-12 in the first two innings and even won 11-6 in the third inning. However, he still showed a clear disadvantage afterwards, losing 5-11 and 7-11. The total score was 1-4 lost to opponents.  The men’s doubles Zhang Jike/Malone played against Chinese Taipei combination Huang Jiandu/Wang Taiwei, winning 11-5, 14-12 and 11-4 in straight games.Fan Zhendong/Xu Xin faced South Korea’s Kim Min-seok/Lin Zhongxun. After winning 11-5 in the first round, they lost 10-12 in the second round.Since then, Fan Zhendong/Xu Xin fully grasped the initiative on the field and crossed the game 3-1 with two 11-2 victories.  The women’s doubles Ding Ning/Liu Shiwen took the first round bye, and Chen Meng/Zhu Yuling played against the Wu Yinglan combination in Hong Kong, China, winning 11-7, 11-8 and 11-9 in straight games.In the quarter-finals, Ding Ning/Liu Shiwen will face Germany’s Han Ying/Shan Xiaona, and Chen Meng/Zhu Yuling’s opponent will be Japan’s Ito Mitsaki/Waseda Shina.