MSTT player, Yang Shen, defeated Roger Wang 3-1 in the QF but lost a close match (11-7 in the deciding 5th set) to Kevin Lin in the SF. Yesterday Kevin was R-up in the U13 Boys Singles final (14-12 in the deciding 5th set) to the next young star of Oceania Table Tennis, Lun Yang Zhou.
It is non stop TT for Yang. In recent weeks he has played, Aust. U18 Top 10, then Aust. Senior Open and now NZ Junior Open then tomorrow night fill-in for David Powell at Rapid Fire League, then get ready for next weekend's Victorian Senior Open. After that, Yang will travel to Korea at end of August to play Korean Junior Open before preparing for Australian Junior Championships at end of September.