GAME DAY #22: MÜHLHAUSEN DEFENDS THIRD PLACE, SAARBRÜCKEN DEFEATS DÜSSELDORF



The play-off pairings in the TTBL have been decided: Post SV Mühlhausen secured third place with a 3-1 win at TSV Bad Königshofen on Wednesday and will now face 1. FC Saarbrücken TT in the semifinals, while Borussia Düsseldorf will take on TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell. In the top match of game day #22, Saarbrücken inflicted the second defeat of the main round on the record champion. The last TTBL match for the time being was played by TTC OE Bad Homburg, which lost 1-3 to ASV Grünwettersbach.

Game day #22 at a glance

Borussia Düsseldorf – 1. FC Saarbrücken TT 2-3
Anton Källberg – Tomas Polansky 3-2 (7-11, 14-12, 11-4, 4-11, 11-7)
Dang Qiu – Patrick Franziska 2-3 (9-11, 11-8, 8-11, 13-11, 10-12)
Kristian Karlsson – Dimitrije Levajac 0-3 (0-11, 0-11, 0-11)
Anton Källberg – Patrick Franziska 3-1 (7-11, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7)
Danny Heister/Dang Qiu – Tomas Polansky/Dimitrije Levajac 2-3 (11-8, 5-11, 11-8, 6-11, 2-11)

SV Werder Bremen – TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen 1-3
Mattias Falck – Samuel Kulczycki 3-1 (11-13, 11-6, 11-4, 11-9)
Hunor Szöcs – Can Akkuzu 2-3 (11-8, 11-9, 7-11, 6-11, 4-11)
Kirill Gerassimenko – Simon Gauzy 0-3 (8-11, 6-11, 8-11)
Mattias Falck – Can Akkuzu 1-3 (9-11, 15-13, 8-11, 5-11)

TTC Neu-Ulm – TTC Zugbrücke Grenzau 3-0
Tiago Apolonia – Wu Jiaji 3-0 (11-4, 11-5, 11-5)
Ioannis Sgouropoulos – Patrick Baum 3-2 (11-3, 11-4, 3-11, 9-11, 11-5)
Kay Stumper – Cristian Pletea 3-0 (11-7, 11-8, 11-8)

TSV Bad Königshofen – Post SV Mühlhausen 1-3
Filip Zeljko – Ovidiu Ionescu 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 11-6)
Maksim Grebnev – Daniel Habesohn 2-3 (11-5, 5-11, 11-9, 9-11, 6-11)
Akito Itagaki – Irvin Bertrand 0-3 (8-11, 3-11, 1-11)
Filip Zeljko – Daniel Habesohn 0-3 (4-11, 6-11, 8-11)

TTC Schwalbe Bergneustadt – TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell 3-1
Alberto Mino – Quadri Aruna 0-3 (10-12, 7-11, 10-12)
Alvaro Robles – Ruwen Filus 3-0 (11-2, 11-5, 14-12)
Benedikt Duda – Fan Bo Meng 3-1 (11-9, 11-4, 9-11, 11-5)
Elias Ranefur – Ruwen Filus 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-7)

TTC OE Bad Homburg – ASV Grünwettersbach 1-3
Rares Sipos – Tobias Rasmussen 3-2 (12-10, 11-9, 6-11, 8-11, 11-4)
Benno Oehme – Wang Xi 1-3 (3-11, 15-13, 9-11, 2-11)
Cedric Meissner – Deni Kozul 1-3 (8-11, 11-8, 5-11, 8-11)
Rares Sipos – Wang Xi 0-3 (2-11, 2-11, 9-11)

Header photo: Post SV Mühlhausen’s Daniel Habesohn (by Christian Habel)