Source: Tehran Times
Iran's Noshad Alamiyan and the host nation's Petrissa Solja emerged as the winners of the respective Under 21 Men's and Under 21 Women's Singles titles at the GAC GROUP 2012 ITTF World Tour German Open in Bremen on Saturday 3rd November.
File Photo: Noshad Alamiyan playing at the London 2012 Olympics
The talented Iranian defeated no.7 seed Chen Feng from Singapore (11-6, 3-11, 11-5, 11-5, 11-4) at the quarter-final stage.
In semi-final, Alamiyan beat no.10 seed Asuka Machi of Japan (7-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 11-5).
The 21-year old faced Egypt's Omar Assar in the final game and came from two sets down to beat him 4-2.
Alamiyan defeated Assar (7-11, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6, 13-11) and won the award worth $1680.
It was another Under 21 Men's Singles title for Noshad Alamiyan to add to his growing collection of honors.
Earlier this year in February, he was the surprise winner of the Under 21 Men's Singles title at the GAC GROUP 2012 ITTF World Tour Kuwait Open; later in the year he was the not such a surprise winner of both the Under 21 and Men's Singles titles at the ITTF Euro-Africa Circuit Morocco Open, according to ITTF.com.
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