Netease Sports reported on October 9: 网易体育10月9日报道：
Netease Sports reported on October 9:
The 2020 National Table Tennis Championships will continue to be held in Qingdao, Shandong, with two men’s doubles semi-final contests.
Men's doubles Malone/Xu Xin lost three straight games in the quarter-finals, eliminated the young pair Xu Haidong/Yuan Licen with 11-6, 11-8 and 11-8, and reached the semi-finals to face the veteran Hou Yingchao/Matt. , The latter played five rounds in the quarter-finals and beat Liang Yanli/Gao Yang 3-2.
In the first game, Malone/Xu Xin entered the state slowly. The two had not yet played an offensive touch. They were suppressed by Matt/Hou Yingchao and lost one game 8-11 first. In the second round, Malone/Xu Xin stabilized the situation and gradually adapted to the opponent's cutting rhythm, leading all the way to 11-5 to regain a round. In the third game, Malone/Xu Xin gradually took the initiative on the field, and the two had the advantage on the offensive end, winning another game 2-1 by 11-8. In the fourth game, Malone/Xu Xin's advantage was even more obvious. He opened up the point difference early and took a 3-1 lead with a 11-6 victory. In the fifth game, Matt/Hou Yingchao tried to counterattack, but Ma Long/Xu Xin didn't give the opponent any opportunity to take advantage of it. They made a 11-7 quick decision and pulled four consecutive games with a total score of 4-1 to reach the final.
Fan Zhendong/Wang Chuqin had three consecutive rounds in the quarter-finals, winning over Yu Ziyang/Fang Bo 11-8, 11-4 and 11-6, and broke into the semi-finals against Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun. Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun defeated Xu Yingbin/Cao Wei 3-0 in the quarter-finals. They scored 20-18 in the first game, and won the second and third games 11-6 and 11-3.
In the first game, Fan Zhendong/Wang Chuqin quickly found the feeling of the game, taking advantage of the opponent's unsteady foothold, quickly gained an advantage, winning 11-8 first. In the second round, Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun launched a counterattack, and the two offensive gradually began to play more proactively than the first round, and quickly pulled back one round with 11-6. In the third game, Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun was completely out of form. Fan Zhendong/Wang Chuqin made more mistakes and was suppressed. Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun made another victory with the same score of 11-6.
In the crucial fourth game, the scores of both sides rose alternately, Fan Zhendong/Wang Chuqin recovered the game point and reversed 12-10, and the total score was tied to 2. In the fifth game, Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun got rid of the opponent's entanglement after the first half of the saw, and scored consecutive points at the end of the game, winning 11-8 and leading 3-2. In the sixth game, Lin Gaoyuan/Liang Jingkun caught up to 6 draws after falling behind in the start. After 9-10, they seized the opportunity to score 3 points and won 12-10. The total score 4-2 beat Fan Zhendong/Wang Chuqin and entered the final. Compete with Ma Long/Xu Xin for the championship.