Sun Yingsha hits a return during the all-Chinese women's singles final against Chen Xingtong at the WTT Champions Macao 2022, Oct. 23, 2022. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)
Wang Chuqin and Sun Yingsha defeated their compatriots to win the men's and women's singles titles in the all-Chinese finals at the WTT Champions Macao 2022.
MACAO, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese paddlers Wang Chuqin, Sun Yingsha were crowned in the men's and women's singles finals at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Champions Macao 2022 here on Sunday.
Wang, 22, defeated world No. 1 Fan Zhendong to win the men's singles title in a close match going deep into the seventh game 11-5, 12-14, 12-10, 8-11, 11-1, 9-11, 11-8.
"Today's match was really intense. I feel really lucky in Macao because I have achieved good results here," said Wang, who won the postponed WTT Champions Macao 2021 China Stars in January this year.
Wang Chuqin makes his serve during the all-Chinese men's singles final against Fan Zhengdong at the WTT Champions Macao 2022, Oct. 23, 2022. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)
On the women's side, world No. 1 Sun remained in charge throughout the final to take down compatriot Chen Xingtong 12-10, 11-8, 5-11, 11-6, 12-10 after a five-game battle.
"We both played equally well today. Maybe I was a little luckier," Sun said.