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Taiwan's Lin wins Bulgaria Open U21 men's singles

2018/08/16 21:17:05

Image taken from Pixabay

Taipei, Aug. 16 (CNA) Taiwanese table tennis player Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) beat China's Xu Haidong (徐海東) 3-0 to win the U21 men's singles title at the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Asarel Bulgaria Open on Wednesday.

Lin won the match 11-7, 12-10, 11-7, clinching the third U21 men's singles title of his career, after winning the Hungarian Open in January and Hong Kong Open in May.

The victory was an early birthday present for Lin, who celebrates his 17th birthday on Friday.

He will now head to Indonesia to compete in the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games, which kicks off on Aug. 18.

(By Lee Chin-wei and CNA intern Wang Szu-chi)