Spain qualifies for the quarterfinals of the European women’s table tennis


The Spanish women’s table tennis team reached the quarterfinals of the European Team Championship, which is being held in Malmo (Sweden), after beating Luxembourg 3-1 this Thursday in a duel in which the Spaniards had to come back and in which they qualified for the World Cup in Busan (South Korea) in 2024.

Things didn’t start well for Spain as Maria Xiao lost the first point. The Spanish number 1 fell to the experienced Luxembourger Ni Xia Lian 1-3 (7-11, 13-11, 4-11 and 4-11), but the team recovered to get into the top eight of the event.

Thus, Sofía Xuan Zhang leveled the score by beating Sarah de Nutte 3-1, later in an even duel, while the young María Berzosa managed to turn the score around by winning 3-2 against Tessy Gonderinger. Finally, María Xiao confirmed her pass by beating De Nutte 3-1.

The Spanish team now awaits its next rival for the quarterfinals on Friday the 15th, which will come from the duel between the Serbian and Romanian teams, and which Silvia Assis de Souza Erdelyi’s pupils will face with the peace of mind of having secured qualification for the event. globalist.