Sat, 19 Sep 2020

HAIKOU, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Chinese table tennis Olympic test event opened in Lingshui, south China's Hainan province on Saturday.

The Chinese paddlers' Olympic test run will be held from August 8 to 21 with five categories.

The mixed doubles match, which started on Saturday, has attracted much attention as a new event in the Tokyo Olympics, with 16 pairs of mixed doubles players directly playing in the knockout rounds.

In the mixed doubles 1/8 final, top-seeded mixed doubles pair Fan Zhendong/Chen Meng beat their rivals Cao Wei/Zhang Rui.

The mixed doubles final will be held on August 10.

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