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    China Are The Men's Team Champions At The 2013 Asian Championships! (VIDEOS)

    Today on the 3rd July the 2013 Asian Championships Men's Team Final took place in Busan, Korea. The men's team final was between the top two teams of Asia, China vs Japan! China's Ma Long, Xu Xin and Fan Zhendong took on Japan's Jun Mizutani, Kenta Matsudaira and Seiya Kishikawa.

    Xu Xin 3-1 Jun Mizutani

    In the opening match world number 1 Xu Xin faced Jun Mizutani. As always when these two fine players clash, spectacular rallies occurred to the delight of the spectators. Xu Xin was to strong throughout in the big rallies and was always able to have that extra edge over Mizutani and won the match by 3 sets 1 (13-11, 11-3, 6,11, 11-6).

    Ma Long 3-0 Kenta Matsudaira

    In the second match Ma Long met inform Kenta Matsudaira. kenta played superbly in the semi finals of this event putting Japan through to the finals defeating Chen Chien An in a close 5 set victory. On this day however the momentum swung in favour of Ma Long, defeating Kenta with ease in 3 sets (11-6, 11-4, 11-6) and giving China a 2-0 lead.

    Fan Zhendong 3-2 Seiya Kishikawa

    The World Junior Champion Fan Zhendong played the third match for China taking on Japan's Seiya Kishikawa. The match went to the wire in a full five sets with Fan going into a 2-0 lead. The Japanese player gave his all winning the next 2 sets however the China man found his strength and stormed the 5th set 11-2. The Chinese team swept Japan 3-0 making this China's eighth consecutive time winning the Asian Championships!

    Congratulations to China winning the team event at the Asian Championships! The singles event will now proceed. Join in on TableTennisDaily's full discussion on the 2013 Asian Championships which includes the full draw, photos, videos, schedules and more! To catch up on all the latest matches from the Asian Championships visit our Media Library.

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    Source & Photos: sports.sohu.com
    Written by: Dan Ives
    Comments 2 Comments
    1. Shubh's Avatar
      Shubh -
      No surprise there!
    1. Matt Hetherington's Avatar
      Imagine my surprise :P
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