Individual category: On the way to the quarterfinals
April 13, 2017
Today was the first individual category competition day, with the first athletes classified to the quarter finals. In some pools, the competition still hottest, with players who will fight tomorrow to get a passport for the next phase.
From Pool 'A', Spanish Desiree Segarra won twice, like top player David Smith. Both are classified to next round and they will play tomorrow for the first and second position of their group. Same as Daniel Pérez, from Pool 'B'. Thibout and Smigoc will face each other for the last place to quarter finals.
Meanwhile, on Pools 'C' and 'D' everything is open. Letnikov (C) and Gutnik (D) had an advantage, but Ribas and Kukhta (C) and Aubert and Drost (D) still have options if they win their games.
Bern Meins, Pool 'A' favorite, won the games he played. Khlynova won two games of three, so she 's on top now, but the quarterfinals games will be decided tomorrow. Lakerbaia and Taggart lead Pool 'B' and Raul Marti, from 'C' won all the games he played, three, so he's on the road to quarterfinals.
Finally, on group 'D', Benito Sánchez leads the Pool with two victories.
All favorites like, Polychronidis, Jamie McCowan and Wilson, are in doing what is expected. In BC3, the first one of each Pool is going to pass to quarterfinals, and the next three best teams. Tomorrow everything will be decided.
Everyting still open on group 'A' because of the composition. Vasily and McGuire has won two games, and we will play tomorrow against the other. If McGuire wins, both are going to pass. But if is Vasily who win, he will gift a chance to Safin to pass to quarterfinals. The Russian needs to win all the games.
On Pool 'B, Bartol and Hegedüs will pass to the next round. On 'C' and 'D' everything is open. Duray (C) and Frolov (D) had an advantage, but Gonias and Metzou (C) and Trullas and Edwards (D) still have options if they win their games.