After three defeats in a row and two small factors scored out of 9 doable, Caen TTC needed to react in its room against Cergy-Pontoise, who got here with a workforce at the least as dense as him, within the absence of the Norman chief Wang Yang who will return on the finish of March, after the world championships.
In their room, the Caennais had the mandatory delight to bounce again. Antoine Hachard (N ° 23) and Stéphane Ouaiche (N ° 32) notably emerged victorious from matches the place the spectacular factors weren’t missing. The first one went it alone and supplied some sweet across the desk, after some magnificent rallies. The Parisian by start dominated Quentin Robinot with the way (11-5, 11-6, 11-7) to place his workforce heading in the right direction.
Antoine Hachard, a boss-sized night
The second one delivered an impressive combat to Adrien Mattenet, former world quantity 24. Between ex-champions of France, the 2 males made the powder communicate, specifically on the finish of the second spherical of very excessive stage and with nice suspense, eliminated by the Caennais (16-14). It even grew to become electrical on the finish of the fourth set, when the 2 gamers exchanged a number of courtesies earlier than being stopped by the referees, a rarity in desk tennis. In the method, Stéphane Ouaiche saved his nerves to conclude (11-6, 16-14, 7-11, 11-9).
Between these two matches, Niagol Stoyanov bought off to begin to widen the hole, all against opposing chief Tristan Flore (No. 8). But at 10-6 in his favor within the first set, the Italian stalled to concede six straight runs and the preliminary set. Behind, he appeared like falling again into his shortcomings of the second, in a self-discipline the place the thoughts usually takes priority over the legs (12-10, 11-7, 11-3).
Antoine Hachard subsequently returned to the desk, in the identical relaxed fashion as in the beginning of the night.
CAEN TTC – CERGY-PONTOISE: 3-1 Points for Caen TTC: Hachard (N ° 23) beats Q. Robinot (N ° 17) 11-5, 11-6, 11-7; Ouaiche (N ° 32) beats Mattenet (N ° 33) 11-6, 16-14, 7-11, 11-9; Hachard (N ° 23) beats Flore (N ° 8) 11-4, 11-5, 11-6.
Points for Cergy-Pontoise: Flore (No.8) defeats Stoyanov (No.26) 12-10, 11-7, 11-3.
Table tennis. Pro A: Caen TTC is smiling again against Cergy-Pontoise (3-1)Ouest-France.fr