SEMI-FINALS COMPLETE: DÜSSELDORF ENTERS THE FINAL FOUR



Borussia Düsseldorf completes the field of participants of the Final Four: The reigning champions clinched a 3-0 win against TTC OE Bad Homburg in the quarterfinals on Tuesday and will now fight for the German Table Tennis Cup on January 8. Opponent in the semi-final will be TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell, while at the other table 1. FC Saarbrücken TT encounters Post SV Mühlhausen.

The quarterfinals at a glance

Post SV Mühlhausen – ASV Grünwettersbach 3-0
Daniel Habesohn – Deni Kozul 3-1 (11-3, 10-12, 11-5, 11-9)
Steffen Mengel – Wang Xi 3-2 (8-11, 6-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-9)
Ovidiu Ionescu – Tobias Rasmussen 3-1 (11-9, 11-8, 4-11, 11-4)

1. FC Saarbrücken TT – SV Werder Bremen 3-1
Darko Jorgic – Mattias Falck 3-1 (5-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-8)
Patrick Franziska – Kirill Gerassimenko 3-1 (11-9, 7-11, 11-9, 11-7)
Tomas Polansky – Hunor Szöcs 2-3 (11-7, 9-11, 11-5, 8-11, 9-11)
Darko Jorgic – Kirill Gerassimenko 3-2 (6-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-7, 11-5)

TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell – TTC Schwalbe Bergneustadt 3-1
Ruwen Filus – Alberto Mino 3-1 (12-10, 10-12, 11-5, 13-11)
Fan Bo Meng – Benedikt Duda 0-3 (8-11, 9-11, 10-12)
Quadri Aruna – Alvaro Robles 3-2 (12-14, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8, 11-3)
Alexandre Cassin – Benedikt Duda 3-2 (11-3, 4-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-7)

Borussia Düsseldorf – TTC OE Bad Homburg 3-0
Anton Källberg – Lubomir Jancarik 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 11-9)
Timo Boll – Yuta Tanaka 3-0 (11-8, 11-8, 11-9)
Kristian Karlsson – Rares Sipos 3-0 (11-6, 12-10, 11-6)

Header photo: Borussia Düsseldorf’s Timo Boll (by Jörg Fuhrmann)