Pitchford’s Falcons into semi-finals

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Liam Pitchford kept up his unbeaten record as his Falcons team made it into the semi-finals of the Ultimate Table Tennis League.

Pitchford came from behind to beat world No 20 Mattias Karlsson of Sweden 2-1 (6-11, 11-8, 11-9) as Falcons defeated RP-SG Mavericks 11-10 in a thrilling match which was only decided when Matilda Ekholm beat Mouma Das 3-0 in the seventh and final match.

Pitchford was awarded Shot of the Day and also Rally of the Day – see the videos below. The teams are set for a rapid rematch as they will face each other again in the semi-finals on Saturday. The other semi sees Dabang Smashers take on Maharashtra United on Friday. The final takes place on Sunday.



Shot of the Day

Multiple shots were punched during the day, but this electrifying back hand from Liam Pitchford enabled him to win the Shot of the Day Award!

Posted by Ultimate Table Tennis on Thursday, 28 June 2018

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