DÜSSELDORF AND SAARBRÜCKEN ENTER THE LIEBHERR TTBL FINAL



Borussia Düsseldorf and 1. FC Saarbrücken TT have also won their second play-off duels in the TTBL and thus the best-of-3 semifinal series. The two teams will now battle for the German championship in the Liebherr TTBL Final in Frankfurt on June 11. Düsseldorf won 3-0 against TTC RhönSprudel on Sunday, while Saarbrücken held its own with the same result at Post SV Mühlhausen.

The play-offs at a glance

TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell – Borussia Düsseldorf 2-3
Alexandre Cassin – Kristian Karlsson 3-2 (9-11, 8-11, 11-8, 13-11, 11-9)
Fan Bo Meng – Timo Boll 3-2 (11-8, 10-12, 11-13, 13-11, 11-8)
Quadri Aruna – Dang Qiu 0-3 (5-11, 8-11, 6-11)
Alexandre Cassin – Anton Källberg 1-3 (13-11, 6-11, 10-12, 6-11)
Quadri Aruna/Fan Bo Meng – Kristian Karlsson/Dang Qiu 1-3 (6-11, 4-11, 11-6, 7-11)

1. FC Saarbrücken TT – Post SV Mühlhausen 3-0
Patrick Franziska – Daniel Habesohn 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 11-6)
Darko Jorgic – Ovidiu Ionescu 3-1 (11-6, 6-11, 12-10, 17-15)
Tomas Polansky – Irvin Bertrand 3-1 (7-11, 11-7, 11-9, 11-9)

Borussia Düsseldorf – TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell 3-0
Anton Källberg – Alexandre Cassin 3-1 (11-6, 6-11, 12-10, 11-6)
Timo Boll – Quadri Aruna 3-1 (11-6, 7-11, 11-6, 11-9)
Dang Qiu – Fan Bo Meng 3-0 (11-9, 12-10, 11-9)

Post SV Mühlhausen – 1. FC Saarbrücken TT 0-3
Ovidiu Ionescu – Darko Jorgic 2-3 (11-9, 11-8, 11-13, 4-11, 6-11)
Irvin Bertrand – Patrick Franziska 0-3 (8-11, 6-11, 8-11)
Daniel Habesohn – Tomas Polansky 2-3 (11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 11-3, 9-11)

Beitragsbild oben: Borussia Düsseldorf's Timo Boll (Foto: BeLa Sportfoto)