PLAY-OFFS: SAARBRÜCKEN WINS FIRST GAME AGAINST OCHSENHAUSEN



Thanks to a strong comeback, 1. FC Saarbrücken TT took the first step towards the Liebherr TTBL Final 2020/21. At the start of the best-of-3 semi-final series against TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen, TTBL’s reigning champions prevailed 3-2 on Thursday.

The play-offs at a glance

ASV Grünwettersbach – Borussia Düsseldorf 0-3
Wang Xi – Timo Boll 0-3 (6-11, 5-11, 8-11)
Dang Qiu – Anton Källberg 2-3 (11-9, 8-11, 7-11, 11-5, 9-11)
Deni Kozul – Kristian Karlsson 2-3 (8-11, 5-11, 11-9, 11-8, 13-15)

Borussia Düsseldorf – ASV Grünwettersbach 3-0
Anton Källberg – Dang Qiu 3-1 (21-19, 14-12, 5-11, 11-5)
Kristian Karlsson – Wang Xi 3-2 (11-6, 11-9, 5-11, 9-11, 11-7)
Timo Boll – Deni Kozul 3-0 (12-10, 11-3, 11-5)

1. FC Saarbrücken TT – TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen 3-2
Darko Jorgic – Simon Gauzy 0-3 (8-11, 5-11, 6-11)
Shang Kun – Hugo Calderano 0-3 (10-12, 4-11, 7-11)
Patrick Franziska – Samuel Kulczycki 3-2 (11-5, 11-5, 7-11, 11-13, 14-12)
Darko Jorgic – Hugo Calderano 3-2 (6-11, 12-10, 2-11, 12-10, 11-9)
Patrick Franziska/Shang Kun – Simon Gauzy/Samuel Kulczycki 3-2 (8-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-6, 11-9)

Saturday, April 10 , 7pm (CEST)
TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen – 1. FC Saarbrücken TT

If necessary: Monday, April 12, 7pm (CEST)
1. FC Saarbrücken TT – TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen

Header photo: 1. FC Saarbrücken TT’s Patrick Franziska (by BeLa Sportfoto)