Zhang Jike Ends Ma Long's Winning Streak To Capture The 2016 Kuwait Open! (VIDEOS)

The spectacular Kuwait Open concluded today on the 20th March 2016. The super World Tour event saw the worlds top 5 in both the mens and womens singles enter. Ma Long led the men's singles followed closely by Fan Zhendong, Xu Xin, Zhang Jike and Dimitrij Ovtcharov. In the women's singles Liu Shiwen led the seedings followed closely by Ding Ning, Zhu Yuling, Ai Fukuhara, and Kasumi Ishikawa. The Men's Singles Final saw Zhang Jike versus Ma Long. In the women's singles final saw Ding Ning face Li Xiaoxia.

Full results plus videos below.


Zhang Jike Champion of the Kuwait Open - Photo by: ITTF!

Lots of great matches took place throughout the Super World Tour. In the semi final stages Zhang Jike eliminated Fan Zhendong and Ma Long defeated Xu Xin. The final saw the two arch rivals face one another, Ma Long vs Zhang Jike. Zhang Jike has stopped the dominance of Ma Long winning by 4 sets to 1 (11-9, 11-9, 5-11, 12-10, 11-9). This is the first World Tour Zhang Jike has won since the Kuwait Open back in 2013 where he beat Ma Long.

Watch the Mens Singles final unfold below:

Men's Singles Final: Zhang Jike vs Ma Long

Women's Singles Final: Ding Ning vs Li Xiaoxia

Congratulations to Zhang Jike and Li Xiaoxia winning the 2016 Kuwait Open! For all the latest news, results and videos from the Kuwait Open click here. To catch up on all the latest highlighted matches from the Kuwait Open visit our Media Library.

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