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    • Koki Niwa wins the Japan National Championships 2013! (VIDEO)

      Today on the 20th January 2013 18 year old Koki Niwa was crowned the Japan National Men's Singles Champion defeating compatriot Jun Mizutani in the final. The Japan National Championships Final saw Koki Niwa take on the title holder with a record win of five times National Champion Jun Mizutani!

      Koki Niwa

      Jun Mizutani raced into a 3-1 lead over the ever improving Koki Niwa. However the youngster maintain his fighting spirit, found form and won the next 3 sets to secure the championship title.

      Men's singles Quater final

      Jun mizutani 4-3 Kazuhiro Cho
      Koki Niwa 4-0 Tomoki Hirano (Brother of Sayaka Hirano)
      Hidetoshi Oya 4-0 Kenji Matsudaira
      Seiya Kishikawa 3-4 Kenta Matsudaira

      Men's singles semi final

      Jun Mizutani 4-1 Hidetoshi Oya
      Koki Niwa 4-2 Kenta Matsudaira

      Men's Singles Final

      Koki Niwa Koki Niwa defeats Jun Mizutani 4-3 (11-8, 3-11, 8-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-9)

      Koki Niwa crowned Men's Singles Champion

      Congratulations to Koki Niwa winning his first Japan Nationals Men's Singles Senior Title! We are sure the youngster will have more to come. For all the latest news, results and videos from the Japan Nationals 2013 click here.

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      Comments 3 Comments
      1. YosuaYosan's Avatar
        YosuaYosan -
        Congrats to Koki Niwa!
      1. harrybelafonte's Avatar
        harrybelafonte -
        Whatg a match, two of the best too watch, fantastic rallies, koki is cool as...
      1. XIII's Avatar
        XIII -
        Swear I wanna see this guy in the WTTC 2013.
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