Koki Niwa & Kasumi Ishikawa Crowned Champions Of The 2014 Russian Open (VIDEO)

Today on the 9th November the Men's Singles final took place at the Russia Open 2014 - ITTF World Tour in the city of Ekaterinburg! The Men's Singles final saw Japan's Koki Niwa take on England's Paul Drinkhall! Full results and video below.


Koki Niwa and Kasumi Ishikawa crowned champions!

On route to the final, Koki Niwa eliminated Viatcheslav Krivosheev, Zhikang Wu, Liam Pitchford, Tiago Apolonia and Jun Mizutani. In the other half of the draw England's Paul Drinkhall defeated Viacheslav Burov, Kenta Tazoe, Eonrae Cho, Marcos Feitas and Dimitrij Ovtcharov.

Watch the final unfold below between Koki Niwa and Paul Drinkhall.

Men's Singles Final: Koki Niwa vs Paul Drinkhall

In the women's singles final Japan's Kasumi Ishikawa defeated compatriot Ai Fukuhara in a titanic 7 set match with scores 11-8, 9-11, 5-11, 11-7, 11-3, 11-7, 15-13.


Congratulations to Koki Niwa and Kasumi Ishikawa winning this year's Russia Open ITTF World Tour! For all the latest news, results and videos from the Russia Open click here. To catch up on all the latest highlighted matches from the Russia Open visit our Media Library.

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Jan 2014
Congratulation to Koki Niwa for the first title in the World Tour !