2017 China Open Table Tennis Men’s Single – Who’ll be king ?

Staged in the city of Chengdu the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Platinum China Open is held 6/21- 6/25  with the MS crown race wild opened.

With Ma Long, Xu Xin and Fan Zhengdong pulling out of the tourney on protests, the semi and finals are staged for possibly the first time in 20 years where no China National team stars are competing in S/F and an all German final.

http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/2099769/top-chinese-table-tennis-stars-pull-out-china-open-after-coach-reshuffle

https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E4%B8%AD%E5%9C%8B%E4%B9%92%E4%B9%93%E7%90%83%E5%85%AC%E9%96%8B%E8%B3%BD

http://www.ittf.com/2017/06/24/preview-final-day-battle-title/
Semi game full matches video for MS are per below links:

Wong Chun Ting  黃鎮廷 (HK, World #7, seeded #6 in tourney) versus Ovtcharov-dimitri (world #5, 5th seed)

https://tv.ittf.com/video/ovtcharov-dimitrij-wong-chun-ting/896569

Veteran Timo Boll (world#8 and 2006 champion) versus 13 years old Chinese born Japanese sensation Tomokazu Harimoto 張本智和

https://tv.ittf.com/video/harimoto-tomokazu-boll-timo/896570

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