Mo Zhang, ranked No.39 in the World, had a great victory over higher ranked Petrissa Solja of Germany who is ranked 16th in the World. This close win moves Mo Zhang to the Round of 16 at the Tokyo Olympic Games, a “best-ever” result for Mo.

Mo Zhang took an early lead in Games, 2-0, and seemed to gain confidence. But Petrissa Soljawas able to come back in the 3rd game to get closer at 2-1. Mo managed to win the 4th game to take a good lead in games, 3-1, and it looked like Mo would finish the match rather easily. But the situation turned around and Petrissa was able to win the next 2 games evening the score and making the 7th and final game a very tense situation. However, Mo Zhang played her best at that moment to win the 7th game easily at 11-3, even though the score does not reflect the intensity of the game.

Excellent win for Mo. Next, she will play in the Round of 16 against the No. 1 seed CHEN of China.