Jeon Ji-hee (left) and Shin Yu-bin (right)

The world’s No. 1 table tennis women’s doubles team, Jeon Ji-hee (Mirae Asset Securities) and Shin Yu-bin (Korean Air), reached the finals of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Saudi Smash 2024.

The pair of Jeon Ji-hee and Shin Yu-bin defeated the pair of Ng Wing Lam (Hong Kong) and Yang Ji Liu (Australia) 3-0 (11-7 11-9 11-4) in the women’s doubles semifinals on the 9th day of the tournament held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the 9th (local time). He was easily suppressed.

Jeon Ji-hee and Shin Yu-bin, who won the first gold medal in Korean table tennis in 21 years at last year’s Hangzhou Asian Games, won successively at this year’s Contender Doha and Star Contender Goa competitions.

Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee, who are maintaining their upward trend, will face China’s Wang Man-yu and Chen Meng (second place) in the finals.

Meanwhile, in the men’s singles quarterfinals, Jang Woo-jin (20th place) defeated French genius Felix Lebrun (5th place) 4-1 (12-10 11-8 6-11 11-7 11-7) to advance to the semifinals.

Woojin Jang aims to advance to the final against Germany’s Patrick Franziska (16th) in the semifinals.

Cho Dae-seong (31st place, Samsung Life Insurance) bowed to China’s Lin Shidong (15th place) 1-4 (7-11 11-5 4-11 5-11 5-11). 스포츠토토

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