Shin Yu-bin (19, Korean Air) and Jeon Ji-hee (31, Mirae Asset Securities, 4th in the world ranking), the ‘tied-age duo’, are cruising toward the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and the 2024 Paris Olympics. In May, she won a silver medal in women’s doubles at the World Table Tennis Championships in Durban, followed by two gold medals and a bronze medal at the WTT event that followed, raising momentum.
Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee beat Tianyu Chen and Weishan Liu (China, 359th) with a set score of 3-2 (11-6 8) in the women’s doubles final of the ‘WTT Contender Zagreb Tournament’ held at Sportova Dome in Zagreb, Croatia on the 3rd (Korean time). -11 8-11 12-10 11-8)메이저사이트. Unlike the doubles ranking, in the singles ranking, Chen Tianyu is 6th and Liu Weishan is 46th, considering the fact that Yubin Shin and Jihee Jeon’s victory on this day is encouraging. Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee’s singles rankings are 11th and 36th, respectively.
Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee previously won gold and bronze medals at the WTT Contenders Lagos and Tunis, respectively. This time, he also raised expectations for the Hangzhou Asian Games and the Paris Olympics by wearing a gold medal around his neck. In particular, it was the biggest achievement of this overseas tour that they defeated Chinese players such as Pan Shiqu-Liu Weishan (China, 32nd place) and Liu Weishan-Guo Yuhan (China, 123rd place) in the finals of Lagos and the quarterfinals of Tunis, respectively. . Kang Ja-ra, who is ranked 13th in the singles ranking, and Shin Yu-bin and Jeon Ji-hee, who are challenging the world in singles, are more confident.
The power of right-handed Shin Yu-bin and the seasoned beauty of left-handed Jeon Ji-hee are increasingly harmonious and producing results. Shin Yubin’s right wrist injury during the 2021 World Championships in Houston has prevented them from working together for a long time, but her recent good performances are dispelling her concerns. In addition, he is enhancing his competitiveness by forming a mixed doubles combination with Jang Woo-jin (28, independent) and Lim Jong-hoon (26, Korea Exchange, 2nd place), the men’s doubles silver medalist at the Durban World Championships. Jang Woo-jin and Jeon Ji-hee were ranked 13th, Lim Jong-hun and Shin Yu-bin were 5th.
Shin Yu-bin said, “The more I play with Chinese players, the more I fill in the missing points.” Jeon Ji-hee said, “When I joined Mirae Asset Securities at the end of last year, I prepared for international competitions with the determination to only look at the Asian Games and Olympic medals.” She wants to bring results while having fun without feeling hurt,” he said with strength.