European Championships 2020
Women's Singles

The 2020 European Championships were held in Warsaw, Poland from 22-27 June 2021. Get all the details and results for the Women's Singles here...

 By Martin Hughes
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Due to the Covid 19 world wide pandemic, the 2020 European Championships were not held until 22-27 June 2021.

The Championships were held in Warsaw, Poland at the Centralny Osrodek Sportu Torwar where they staged men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles events.

You can follow the links below to get more information about each event, together with the results.

The first European Championships took place in 1958 in Hungary, and you can read all about the history of the championships, and get previous results, here.

Initially the Championships were a biennial event, taking place in even numbered years, but now it's usually held annually during September/October.

European Championships 2020

For more information about each event, click on these links...

Men's Singles   Women's Singles
Men's Doubles   Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles

 


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Venue and Equipment

The 2020 European Championships were played at the Centralny Osrodek Sportu Torwar.

The equipment being used was...

  • Tables: Tibhar Smash 28/R (blue)
  • Nets: Tibhar
  • Balls: Nittaku NSD 40+***
  • Flooring: Taraflex Table Tennis 3.7 (framboise)

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Qualification Criteria

In singles events each Association were entitled to enter a number of players according to the results of the previous year's European Championships team events final stage and 2nd stage as follows:

  • Associations in positions 1-8: 5 players
  • Associations in positions 9-16, (2nd in final stage groups): 4 players
  • Associations in positions 17-24 (3rd in final stage groups): 3 players
  • 6 best placed Associations not proceeding to the final stage (from 2nd stage groups): 3 players
  • All remaining Associations: 2 players
  • Host Association: 5 players

In case of vacant places, one place will be allocated firstly to the 14 Associations with 3 players according to the ranking positions of the Associations, secondly if there are remaining places one place will be allocated to Associations with 2 players according to the ranking positions of the Associations.

Format for the Women's Singles

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There were 95 entries and 32 seeded players were directly placed in the Main Draw. All remaining players took part in a qualification stage.

The main event was played as a knock-out competition.

All matches were the best of 7 games.

Seeding were done on the basis of the World Ranking List on 15 June 2021.

The draw took place on Sunday 20th June 2021.


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Defending champion

The previous Women's Singles were held in 2018 in Alicante, Spain and the winner was Li Qian representing Poland and the runner-up was Margaryta Pesotska (Ukraine).


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Seedings for the 2020 women's singles

 

Seed FAMILY NAME, Given Name Association World Ranking (June 2021)
1 POLCANOVA, Sofia Austria 17
2 SOLJA, Petrissa Germany 20
3 HAN, Ying Germany 22
4 SZOCS, Bernadette Romania 27
5 EERLAND, Britt Netherlands 28
6 SAMARA, Elizabeta Romania 31
7 PESOTSKA, Margaryta Ukraine 33
8 MITTELHAM, Nina Germany 39
9 SHAN, Xiaona Germany 41
10 NI, Xia Lian Luxembourg 43
11 MATELOVA, Hana Czech Republic 51
12 POTA, Georgina Hungary 53
13 BALAZOVA, Barbora Slovakia 54
14 YU, Fu Portugal 55
15 SHAO Jieni Portugal 63
16 GAPONOVA, Ganna Ukraine 67
17 VIVARELLI, Debora Italy 71
18 DE NUTTE, Sarah Luxembourg 75
19 PERGEL, Szandra Hungary 76
20 SOLJA Amelie Austria 79
21 PARTYKA, Natalia Poland 80
22 BERGSTROM, Linda Sweden 81
23 MORET, Rachel Switzerland 87
24 LOEUILLETTE, Stephanie France 91
25 BAJOR Natalia Poland 93
26 HO Tin-Tin England 94
27 YUAN Jia Nan France 95
28 LUPULESKU Izabela Serbia 97
29 TRIGOLOS Daria Belarus 102
30 MONTEIRO DODEAN Daniela Romania 108
31 LUNG Lisa Belgium 111
32 BILENKO Tetyana Ukraine 114

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2020 Women's Singles Results

Round One (Last 64)

Thursday 24 June 2021

(Seeding) Name (Association) Result (Seeding) Name (Association)
(1) POLCANOVA, Sofia (Austria) 4-0 (50) OLIVEIRA, Leila (Portugal)
(46) DIACONU, Adina (Romania) 4-1 (21) PARTYKA, Natalia (Poland)
(48) MIGOT, Marie (France) 4-1 (31) LUNG, Lisa (Belgium)
(36) TODOROVIC, Andrea (Serbia) 4-0 (12) POTA, Georgina (Hungary)
(10) NI, Xia Lian (Luxembourg) 4-2 (56) TOMANOVSKA, Katerina (Czech Republic)
(32) BILENKO, Tetyana (Ukraine) 4-0 (67) HARAC, Ece (Turkey)
(38) SURJAN, Sabina (Serbia) 4-3 (20) SOLJA, Amelie (Austria)
(7) PESOTSKA, Margaryta (Ukraine) 4-0 (47) BERGAND, Filippa (Sweden)
 
(49) ALTINKAYA, Sibel (Turkey) 4-3 (8) MITTELHAM, Nina (Germany)
(18) DE NUTTE, Sarah (Luxembourg) 4-1 (51) GRZYBOWSKA-FRANC, Katarzyna (Poland)
(45) CHASSELIN, Pauline (France) 4-1 (29) TRIGOLOS, Daria (Belarus)
(9) SHAN, Xiaona (Germany) 4-1 (62) WEGRZYN, Katarzyna (Poland)
(13) BALAZOVA, Barbora (Slovakia) 4-0 (33) PICCOLIN, Giorgia (Italy)
(27) YUAN, Jia Nan (France) 4-0 (61) PAVLOVIC, Andrea (Croatia)
(22) BERGSTROM, Linda (Sweden) 4-1 (76) HURSEY, Anna (Wales)
(4) SZOCS, Bernadette (Romania) 4-0 (66) RILISKYTE, Kornelija (Lithuania)
 
(3) HAN, Ying (Germany) 4-1 (59) DRAGOMAN, Andreea (Romania)
(24) LOEUILLETTE, Stephanie (France) 4-3 (43) MISCHEK, Karoline (Austria)
(37) WINTER, Sabine (Germany) 4-2 (28) LUPULESKU, Izabela (Serbia)
(34) JEGER, Mateja (Croatia) 4-3 (16) GAPONOVA, Ganna (Ukraine)
(54) KALLBERG, Christina (Sweden) 4-2 (15) SHAO, Jieni (Portugal)
(79) IMRE, Leila (Hungary) 4-2 (23) MORET, Rachel (Switzerland)
(69) PAVADE, Prithika (France) 4-0 (17) VIVARELLI, Debora (Italy)
(6) SAMARA, Elizabeta (Romania) 4-2 (83) ARAPOVIC, Hana (Croatia)
  
(5) EERLAND, Britt (Netherlands) 4-1 (52) LAURENTI, Jamila (Italy)
(30) MONTEIRO DODEAN, Daniela (Romania) 4-0 (40) MARCHETTI, Nathalie (Belgium)
(53) BRATEYKO, Solomiya (Ukraine) 4-1 (19) PERGEL, Szandra (Hungary)
(14) YU, Fu (Portugal) 4-0 (60) BARAVOK, Katsiaryna (Belarus)
(11) MATELOVA, Hana (Czech Republic) 4-1 (80) LIU, Yuan (Austria)
(25) BAJOR, Natalia (Poland) 4-3 (42) TOLIOU, Aikaterini (Greece)
(26) HO, Tin-Tin (England) 4-1 (57) TOFANT, Ana (Slovenia)
(2) SOLJA, Petrissa (Germany) 4-0 (55) BALINT, Bernadett (Hungary)

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Round Two (Last 32)

Friday 25 June 2021

(Seeding) Name (Association) Result (Seeding) Name (Association)
(1) POLCANOVA, Sofia (Austria) 4-3 (46) DIACONU, Adina (Romania)
(36) TODOROVIC, Andrea (Serbia) 4-2 (48) MIGOT, Marie (France)
(10) NI, Xia Lian (Luxembourg) 4-0 (32) BILENKO, Tetyana (Ukraine)
(7) PESOTSKA, Margaryta (Ukraine) 4-3 (38) SURJAN, Sabina (Serbia)
 
(18) DE NUTTE, Sarah (Luxembourg) 4-1 (49) ALTINKAYA, Sibel (Turkey)
(9) SHAN, Xiaona (Germany) 4-1 (45) CHASSELIN, Pauline (France)
(13) BALAZOVA, Barbora (Slovakia) 4-2 (27) YUAN, Jia Nan (France)
(22) BERGSTROM, Linda (Sweden) 4-1 (4) SZOCS, Bernadette (Romania)
 
(3) HAN, Ying (Germany) 4-0 (24) LOEUILLETTE, Stephanie (France)
(37) WINTER, Sabine (Germany) 4-1 (34) JEGER, Mateja (Croatia)
(54) KALLBERG, Christina (Sweden) 4-2 (79) IMRE, Leila (Hungary)
(6) SAMARA, Elizabeta (Romania) 4-2 (69) PAVADE, Prithika (France)
 
(30) MONTEIRO DODEAN, Daniela (Romania) w/o (5) EERLAND, Britt (Netherlands)
(14) YU, Fu (Portugal) 4-3 (53) BRATEYKO, Solomiya (Ukraine)
(25) BAJOR, Natalia (Poland) 4-1 (11) MATELOVA, Hana (Czech Republic)
(2) SOLJA, Petrissa (Germany) 4-1 (26) HO, Tin-Tin (England)

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Round Three (Last 16)

Saturday 26 June 2021

(Seeding) Name (Association) Result (Seeding) Name (Association)
(1) POLCANOVA, Sofia (Austria) 4-2 (36) TODOROVIC, Andrea (Serbia)
(7) PESOTSKA, Margaryta (Ukraine) 4-2 (10) NI, Xia Lian (Luxembourg)
 
(9) SHAN, Xiaona (Germany) 4-0 (18) DE NUTTE, Sarah (Luxembourg)
(22) BERGSTROM, Linda (Sweden) 4-0 (13) BALAZOVA, Barbora (Slovakia)
 
(37) WINTER, Sabine (Germany) 4-1 (3) HAN, Ying (Germany)
(6) SAMARA, Elizabeta (Romania) 4-2 (54) KALLBERG, Christina (Sweden)
 
(14) YU, Fu (Portugal) 4-0 (30) MONTEIRO DODEAN, Daniela (Romania)
(2) SOLJA, Petrissa (Germany) 4-3 (25) BAJOR, Natalia (Poland)

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Quarter Finals

Saturday 26 June 2021

(Seeding) Name (Association) Result (Seeding) Name (Association)
(7) PESOTSKA, Margaryta (Ukraine) 4-1 (1) POLCANOVA, Sofia (Austria)
(9) SHAN, Xiaona (Germany) 4-2 (22) BERGSTROM, Linda (Sweden)
 
(6) SAMARA, Elizabeta (Romania) 4-2 (37) WINTER, Sabine (Germany)
(2) SOLJA, Petrissa (Germany) 4-3 (14) YU, Fu (Portugal)

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Semi-Final

Sunday 27 June 2021

(Seeding) Name (Association) Result (Seeding) Name (Association)
(9) SHAN, Xiaona (Germany) 4-0 (7) PESOTSKA, Margaryta (Ukraine)
11-6, 11-9, 11-7, 11-4
 
(2) SOLJA, Petrissa (Germany) 4-2 (6) SAMARA, Elizabeta (Romania)
11-4, 14-12, 9-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-6

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Final

Sunday 27 June 2021

(Seeding) Name (Association) Result (Seeding) Name (Association)
(2) SOLJA, Petrissa (Germany) 4-1 (9) SHAN, Xiaona (Germany)
11-7, 11-3, 11-9, 4-11, 11-2

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2020 European Championships

Women's Singles

GOLD MEDAL WINNER

Petrissa SOLJA (Germany)

SILVER MEDAL WINNER

Xiaona SHAN (Germany)

BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS

Margaryta PESOTSKA (Ukraine) and Elizabeta SAMARA (Romania)

 

2020 European Championships Women's Singles final Women's Singles Final

 

2020 European Championships Women's Singles gold medallist - Petrissa Solja (Germany) Women's Singles gold medallist - Petrissa Solja (Germany)

 

2020 European Championships Women's Singles silver medallist - Xiaona Shan (Germany) Women's Singles silver medallist - Xiaona Shan (Germany)

 


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