Chinese-Taipei booked three places in men's semifinals of the 2016 Hungarian Open. Chuang Chih-Yuan, top seed, Chen Chien-An and Chiang Hung-Chieh are in semifinals. Simon Gauzy is the only European player in competition.
Chinese-Taipei dominates the men's singles at the 2016 Hungarian Open. Chuang Chih-Yuan, top seed, reached semifinals after beating Spain's Carlos Machado by 11-2, 11-9, 8-11, 12-10 and 12-10.
Chuang will face France's Simon Gauzy in semifinals. The French player emerged successfully over NIgeria's Quadri Aruna by 13-11, 11-6, 4-11, 11-6, 11-13 and 11-6.
Chuang Chih-Yuan is the 2016 Hungarian Open's champion. The Taiwanese player showed no mercy to his teammate Chen Chien-An in the final and collected the first World Tour's title of 2016. In men's doubles Chuang and Huang Sheng-Sheng captured the title. In U21 men's singles Lim Jonghoon of South Korea was crowned champion.
Tie Yana emerged as champion of the first World Tour event of 2016. The player from Hong Kong won the 2016 Hungarian Open. Tie stood victorious over South Korea's Yang Haeun in a thrilling match. In women's doubles the South Korean pair of Jeon Jihee and Yang Haeun was the winners. Japan's Miyu Kato won the U21 women's singles.
Friday was a day of upsets at the 2016 Hungarian Open. South Korean players faced defeats in the second round. Kim Minseok, Kim Minhyeok and Kim Donghyunwere eliminated by European players. Quadri Aruna is the only African player in competition.
Kasumi Ishikawa is the first victim at the ITTF 2016 Hungarian Open. The top Japanese player suffered an unexpected defeat against South Korea's Choi Hyojoo in the second round. On the contrary, Ai Fukuhara, top seed, remains unbeaten and will meet Tie Yana tomorrow.