Chinese paddler Liu Shiwen on 23 September 2013 won women’s table tennis World Cup after defeating teammate Wu Yang in four sets. The tournament was held in Kobe, Japan. Liu Shiwen is presently ranked world number 1. She defeated Wu Yang 11-3, 11-7, 11-7, 11-2.
Liu had won the World Cup in Guangzhou in 2009 and in Huangshi one year ago. It was her third world cup. Wu Yang and Liu are training partners.
Meanwhile, Singapore’s Feng Tianwei secured the third place after overcoming Hong Kong veteran Jiang Huajun in 11-6, 13-11, 12-10, 11-2.
Who: Liu Shiwen
When: 23 September 2013