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