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World Championships 2017

Mens Singles Results

The World Championships 2017.
The world's best come together in Dusseldorf, Germany...

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The World Table Tennis Championships first took place in 1926 in London, England.

However, since 2000, the World Table Tennis Championship has been split into two separate competitions.

Team events are now held in even numbered years, whilst individual events (singles and doubles) are held in odd numbered years.

The 2017 World Table Tennis Championship will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany from Monday 29 May to Monday 5 June 2017 at the Messe Dusseldorf, Messeplatz (Entrance north), 40474 Dusseldorf.


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Events included

The World Championships 2017 events are...


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Format of events

The first round proper of Men's Singles and Women's Singles will have 128 places and the first round proper of Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles will have 64 places.

Singles events will have 64 seeded players, 32 direct entries and 32 qualifiers. Doubles events will have 32 seeded pairs, 16 direct entries and 16 qualifiers.

Qualification for singles will initially comprise groups followed by one or two knockout rounds. Qualification for doubles will be by knockout.

All singles matches will be the best of 7 games.

Doubles matches will be the best of 5 games in the qualification matches and best of 7 games in the main draw.


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Numbers

Each association can enter 3 men and 3 women players in each singles events - plus one additional player ranked in the top 100 and one additional player ranked in the top 20 of the ITTF world ranking list issued in January of the year of the Championships - up to a maximum of 5 men and 5 women.

The maximum entry for each association is 2 men's doubles, 2 women's doubles and 2 mixed doubles - but all players may be different.

The host Association may enter up to 6 men and 6 women in each singles event, 3 men's doubles, 3 women's doubles and 3 mixed doubles regardless of ranking.

In doubles events, both players may be from different Associations.


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2015 winners


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Seedings

A total of 313 men entered the 2017 World Championships and seeding was based on the World Ranking lists issued on Wednesday 3rd May 2017.

The seeding list for the Men's Singles was announced by the International Table Tennis Federation on 3 May 2017 as follows...

 

Seed World Ranking Family Name, Given Name Association
1 1 MA, Long China
2 2 FAN, Zhendong China
3 3 XU, Xin China
4 4 ZHANG, Jike China
5 5 OVTCHAROV, Dimitrij Germany
6 6 MIZUTANI, Jun Japan
7 7 WONG, Chun Ting Hong Kong China
8 8 BOLL, Timo Germany
9 10 CHUANG, Chih-Yuan Chinese Taipei
10 11 NIWA, Koki Japan
11 12 JEOUNG, Youngsik South Korea
12 13 SAMSONOV, Vladimir Belarus
13 15 GAUZY, Simon France
14 16 FREITAS, Marcos Portugal
15 18 MATSUDAIRA, Kenta Japan
16 19 APOLONIA, Tiago Portugal
17 20 LEE, Sangsu South Korea
18 21 FEGERL, Stefan Austria
19 23 KARLSSON, Kristian Sweden
20 24 KOU, Lei Ukraine
21 25 CALDERANO, Hugo Brazil
22 26 STEGER, Bastian Germany
23 27 KARLSSON, Mattias Sweden
24 28 MURAMATSU, Yuto Japan
25 29 TANG, Peng Hong Kong China
26 31 CHEN, Chien-An Chinese Taipei
27 32 FILUS, Ruwen Germany
28 34 SHIBAEV, Alexander Russia
29 35 LEBESSON, Emmanuel France
30 36 GIONIS, Panagiotis Greece
31 37 ARUNA, Quadri Nigeria
32 38 GACINA, Andrej Croatia
33 39 JANG, Woojin South Korea
34 40 LIN, Gaoyuan China
35 42 GROTH, Jonathan Denmark
36 43 GAO, Ning Singapore
37 44 GERELL, Par Sweden
38 46 DRINKHALL, Paul England
39 47 FRANZISKA, Patrick Germany
40 49 MONTEIRO, Joao Portugal
41 51 PITCHFORD, Liam England
42 53 GARDOS, Robert Austria
43 54 ACHANTA, Sharath Kamal India
44 56 TOKIC, Bojan Slovenia
45 55 JEONG, Sangeun South Korea
46 57 DYJAS, Jakub Poland
47 58 DUDA, Benedikt Germany
48 59 JIANG, Tianyi Hong Kong China
49 60 HO, Kwan Kit Hong Kong China
50 61 WANG, Zengyi Poland
51 62 ASSAR, Omar Egypt
52 65 WANG, Yang Slovak Republic
53 67 CRISAN, Adrian Romania
54 69 HARIMOTO, Tomokazu Japan
55 70 KONECNY, Tomas Czech Republic
56 71 CHEN, Weixing Austria
57 74 IONESCU, Ovidiu Romania
58 75 OUAICHE, Stephane France
59 76 ALAMIYAN, Noshad Iran
60 78 GERALDO, Joao Portugal
61 79 VLASOV, Grigory Russia
62 80 PUCAR, Tomislav Croatia
63 82 SZOCS, Hunor Romania
64 83 GHOSH, Soumyajit India

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World Championships 2017

Men's Singles Event Results

 

First Round (Last 128)

Wednesday 31 May 2017

(Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association) Result (Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association)

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Second Round (Last 64)

Thursday 1 June 2017

(Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association) Result (Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association)

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Round Three (Last 32)

Friday 2 June 2017

(Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association) Result (Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association)

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Round Four (Last 16)

Saturday 3 June and Sunday 4 June 2017

(Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association) Result (Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association)

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Quarter Finals

Sunday 4 June 2017

(Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association) Result (Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association)

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Semi Finals

Monday 5 June 2017

(Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association) Result (Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association)

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Final

Monday 5 June 2017

(Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association) Result (Seed) Family Name, Given Name (Association)

 

 

World Championships 2017

Men's Singles Event

(St Bride Vase)

 

GOLD MEDAL WINNER

SILVER MEDAL WINNER

 

 

 


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