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Surrey Table Tennis Notes June 2023

Published on: 21 Jun, 2023
Updated on: 20 Jun, 2023

By Chris Andrews

Paul Drinkhall (Ashford) made it all the way to the quarter-finals of the World Championships Men’s Doubles event with partner Liam Pitchford. 

Paul Drinkhall.

Paul was also the last English person standing in the Singles event where he reached the last 32 losing to China’s World No.5 Liang Jingkun. 

Aaron McKibbin won a bronze medal at the ITTF Slovenian Para Open in Lasko in the Men’s Class 8 event.

The Fusion team.

In the Senior British League Premier Cup, Fusion won the bronze medal beating Drumchapel Glasgow 4-3 with Shaquille Webb-Dixon and Robert Pelc in the team.

At the Mulhouse International Youth Open in France, Oscar Nikolli (Ashford) came eighth in the under-13s event.

Paul Drinkhall has been named in the team GB squad for the European Games to be held in Krakow from June 21 to July 2.

Oscar Nikolli has been selected for the England Futures squad.

Radoslav Kamberov.

Radoslav Kamberov (New Malden) lost in the final of the London Grand Prix Men’s Singles to Toby Ellis 3-2 (11-8, 5-11, 5-11, 11-5, 11-8).  Francesco Bonato was runner-up in Band 4. 

In the Senior British Premier, Fusion beat Batts 4-3 with both Shaquille Webb-Dixon and Robert Pel playing for Fusion. 

Shaquille won both his singles and a doubles match. While Robert Pelc beat Adam Nutland.

London were champions in the under-13s Boys’ event at the Inter-Regional Championships with Oscar Nikolli in the team. Eunice Lam (New Malden) was runner-up in the under-13s Girls’ Individual event. 

Callem Pace and Noah Byrne Smith.

In the Surrey closed under-13’s Boys’ tournament congratulations go to Callem Pace who beat Noah Byrne-Smith (New Malden) 3-0 (11-9, 11-9, 15-13) in a pulsating match which had good fast counter-hitting rallies.

The semi-finals saw Callem beat Aryan Sarma (New Malden) 3-0 and Noah beat Robert Martin (Guildford) 3-1.

Congratulations also go to Eunice Lam who beat Chui Ha Wong (New Malden) 3-0 in the Girls’ under-13s event to become Surrey champion.

The Surrey under-11 development tournament saw eight under-11s play-off in two groups and then play offs. Sean Lee (New Malden) won the competition beating Hugo Johnson in the final, 11-9, 14-12.

Click here for the website of the Surrey County Table Tennis Association.

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