Kuwait Open World Tour 2012 - Quarter Final Stages (Schedule)

The results for the Kuwait Open World Tour 2012 round of 16 are now in. The fourth day of this incredible World Tour included 16 high calibre table tennis players of the World! A notable defeat in the last 16 stage was seen by Korea's Oh Sang Eun. Oh lost in six games to Jiang Tianyi with scores: 11-7, 11-6, 15-13, 11-13, 4-11, 12-10.


Photo by: Alexander Zemlianichenko

In the last 16 round both Japanese stars progressed to the quarter final stage. Koki Niwa defeated Singapore’s Li Hu by 4 sets to 0 with scores 11-9, 11-8, 11-7, 11-9. Compatriot Jun Mizutani followed suit and overcome Hong Kong’s Leung Chu Yan in four straight sets.

Joo Se Hyuk the number 1 seed found difficulties in the first two sets against Kenji Matsudaira trailing the first two sets. Joo found his rhythm and was the eventual winner winning the next four sets 11-7, 11-4,11-4, 11-6 progression to the quarter final stage keeping the Korean flag alive.

Below is the full schedule for the Men's Singles Quarter Final Round!

Men's Singles Quarter Final (All matches will be played on the 17/2/2012 from 16.30 GMT onwards)

Part 1

Following matches begin at 16.30 GMT. Watch the matches live in the ITTF Live Stream

1 Joo Se Hyuk vs Zhan Jian

2 Ryu Seung Min vs Jiang Tianyi

Part 2

Following matches begin at 17.15 GMT. Watch the matches live in the ITTF Live Stream

3 Koko Niwa vs Chuang Chih Yuan

4 Jun Mizutani vs Kim Min Seok

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