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Table Tennis Starlets Zhou Jingyi and Ser Lin Qian Secure Second Victory for Singapore at WTT Youth

Singapore table tennis teens impress at WTT Youth Star Contender held in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal


Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, 20 November 2023 - Singapore table tennis starlets Zhou Jingyi and Ser Lin Qian continued Singapore's rich vein of form at the WTT Youth Star Contender by winning the U19 Girls' Doubles Category.

In a thrilling display of skill and determination, the dynamic duo of Zhou Jingyi (周靖祎), 18 years old and Ser Lin Qian ((舒麟茜), 17 years old from Singapore overcame a series of formidable opponents throughout the course of the tournament to emerge as champions.


Their quarterfinal match up pit them against Natalia Bogdanowicz from Poland and Veronika Matiunina from Ukraine. Zhou Jingyi and Ser Lin Qian showcased their prowess on the table, emerging victorious with a 3-1 triumph.

The last four encounter proved to be an intense battle against the French pairing of Clea De Stoppelaire and Charlotte Lutz, but the Singaporean duo displayed resilience and strategic brilliance to ultimately clinch a hard-fought victory with a 3-2 scoreline, securing their place in the final.


The final proved to be a test of skill and endurance as Zhou Jingyi and Ser Lin Qian faced off against the formidable duo of Annett Kaufmann from Germany and Enisa Sadikovic from Luxembourg. In a closely contested match, the Singaporean pair emerged triumphant with a 3-2 victory, cementing their status as champions of the U19 Girls' Doubles category at the WTT Youth Star Contender.

Zhou Jingyi's success extended beyond the doubles category, as she and her partner Izaac Quek triumphed in the Mixed Doubles event at the same tournament a day before her U19 Girls' Doubles victory.

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