Patrick Franziska and Kasumi Ishikawa Crowned Champions at the Grand Finals 2012 (VIDEO)

Today, Patrick Franziska and Kasumi Ishikawa won the respective under 21's titles (men and women) at the World Tour Grand Finals 2012 in Hangzhou, China.

In the mens event, Patrick Franziska eliminated Iran's Noshad Alamiyan in five sets with scores 11-4, 14-12, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6. In the womens event, Kasumi Ishikawa defeated Chinese Taipei’s Chen Szu-Yu in the final hurdle in five sets (12-14,12-10,12-10,11-6,11-5).


Patrick Franziska determined and focused in the Grand Finals (Photo by: Schilling)

Under 21 Men's Singles

On route to the final, Franziska overcome Japan's Yuto Muramatsu which you can watch below thanks to youtuber TableTennisEvents.

FINAL: Patrick Franziska vs Iran's Noshad Alamiyan

This is one of the biggest prize events for table tennis! Franziska and Ishikawa received $25000 each.

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