Harry Yip competes in Hong Kong (ITTF picture)

Yip takes on Hong Kong challenge

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Paul Stimpson

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Harry Yip was the only English competitor at the Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open.

He performed in singles and doubles in both age groups and also in the Cadet Boys’ Team event as part of an England-Yemen combination.

Yip did not manage to pick up any victories, although he came close in the Cadey Boy’s Singles group stage against Wong Yiu Man of the host nation, when he led 2-1 and lost the fourth game 14-12 before going down in the decider.

Results

Cadet Boys’ Singles
Group 12
Chuang Chia-Chuan (TPE) bt Harry Yip 3-0 (11-8, 11-4, 11-7)
Wong Yiu Man (HKG) bt Yip 3-2 (11-5, 8-11, 7-11, 14-12, 11-7)
Napat Thanmathikom (THA) bt Yip 3-0 (11-3, 11-9, 11-5)

Cadet Boys’ Doubles
Round of 32
Noh Jimin & Seo Junyeong (KOR) bt Kevin Deng (CAN) & Harry Yip 3-0 (13-11, 11-6, 11-7)

Cadet Boys’ Team
Group 2
Canada 3 England-Yemen 1
Abdulhakim Ebrahim Gubran bt Adrian Wei 3-0 (11-9, 11-6, 11-8)
Max Ji bt Harry Yip 3-1 (11-6, 11-5, 8-11, 15-13)
Wei & Jib t Gubran & Yip 3-1 (11-9, 8-11, 11-8, 11-1)
Wei bt Yip 3-1 (11-7, 11-13, 11-8, 11-6)

Hong Kong 3 England-Yemen 0
Chan Baldwin Ho Wah bt Gubran 3-0 (11-9, 11-7, 11-4)
Yiu Kwan To bt Yip 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-7)
Yiu & Chan bt Gubran & Yip 3-0 (11-5, 11-3, 11-2)

Junior Boys’ Singles
Group 13
Choy Chun Kit (HKG) bt Yip 3-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-8)
Kim Woojin (KOR) bt Yip 3-0 (11-4, 11-4, 11-3)
Li Hsin-Yu (TPE) bt Yip 3-0 (11-1, 12-10, 11-8)

Junior Boys’ Doubles
Round of 32
Chan Yee Shun & Wong Hon Lam (HKG) bt Kevin Deng (CAN) & Harry Yip 3-0 (11-7, 11-9, 11-9)

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