ITO no longer play mixed doubles: I won the Chinese players, only women’s singles and doubles from now on

2022-05-07 0 By

On January 27, the Japan Table Tennis Championship entered the fourth round of women’s singles.Mimato ITO, who partnered Mizutani hayabusa to beat China’s Xu Xin/Liu Shiwen in Tokyo, said after the match that she would not compete in mixed doubles again and would instead focus on singles and women’s doubles.Mimato ITO.ITO teamed up with Mizutani Hayabusa to win Japan’s first Olympic gold medal in mixed doubles last year, beating Liu Shiwen and Xu Xin of China. Mizutani retired after the Tokyo Games.”If I do, my goal is to win an Olympic gold medal and beat the Chinese players.I won the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo because I was partnered with Mizutani Hayabusa. I can confidently say that I beat the Chinese players and will not play mixed doubles again.”ITO said mizutani hayabusa is irreplaceable, even if it makes other players uncomfortable, but it’s true — ITO said he told Masahatsu Morien that he would not be competing in mixed doubles in Japan, where he has partnered masahatsu Morien and won championships.”Before the Olympics, and after the Olympics, I told Masayoshi Morinen that I would not compete in mixed doubles anymore.”Looking ahead, ITO said she would focus more on women’s singles and doubles. “Although I am very happy to win the mixed doubles title, I have not beaten Chinese players many times in women’s singles and women’s doubles, so I want to continue, I don’t think it can end in failure.”(This article is from thepaper.cn. For more original news, please download thepaper.cn APP.)