Universal 2020 ITTF Pan America Cup

February 7-9, 2020

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

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WOMEN

Mo ZHANG

Sophie GAUTHIER

MEN

Jeremy HAZIN

Marko MEDJUGORAC

Coach: Vincent Aumoitte

 

Sunday February 9 – Semi Final

Mo ZHANG vs Lily Zhang (USA) 0-4

Saturday February 8 – Quarterfinals

Mo ZHANG vs Bruna TAKAHASHI (BRA) 4-0

A clear win for Mo against the #1 female player from Brazil. Tomorrow will be the match against the American and 4 times Pan American Games Gold medalist Lily Zhang.

Friday February 7 – Round of 16

One win, three losses, but a lot of great learning experiences for our Canadians in Puerto Rico. Mo Zhang won her first round match and will be facing Brazlian Bruna Takahashi in the Quarter Final stage. Jeremy Hazin had one of his best matches yet, against Brazilian Hugo Calderano who is right now the seventh best player in the world.

Sophie GAUTHIER vs Yue WU (USA) 0-4

At the end it was a 4-0 for the American Wu, but Canadian Sophie Gauthier definitely had her chances from the beginning on. In the last set it even went to 14-12. A great learning experience to participate in the Pan American Cup in Puerto Rico.

Sophie: “I am happy to be able to play rallies with Wu. I need to improve in serve and receive.”

Mo ZHANG vs Eva BRITO (DOM) 4-0

Jeremy HAZIN vs Hugo CALDERANO (BRA) 2-4

What a great match to watch with a 1-0 lead, a 2-1 lead and some amazing rallies for Jeremy against the worlds #7 Hugo Calderano from Brazil. At the end it was a 4-2 loss, but Jeremy definitely won the hear of the crowd.

Jeremy: “It’s for sure one of his best 3 matches ever.”

Marko MEDJUGORAC vs Gustavo TSUBOI (BRA) 1-4

Playing against the world #40 is not always easy, but Québec’s Marko Medjugorac did very well agains the Brazilian Gustavo Tsuboi. A very tide match with some amazing rallies.