Liam Pitchford was edged out in 4 shut video games by third seed Darko Jorgic on the WTT Contender Almaty right this moment.
Pitchford was by no means behind within the first and gained it 11-8, with three successive factors from 7-7 tipping the stability.
Within the second, there was by no means greater than some extent in it till Jorgic gained three in a row from 7-7 – however Pitchford saved all three video games factors with some constructive play. Nevertheless, he couldn’t stop the third seed taking the following likelihood.
Pitchford led the third all the way in which and had two recreation factors, however missed a winner by millimetres and noticed world No 11 Jorgic take the following three factors as properly.
The fourth noticed a well-recognized sample because it reached 7-7 earlier than Jorgic took the following three factors. Pitchford saved two of the match factors, prompting his opponent to take his timeout, and Jorgic sealed victory subsequent level as a Pitchford forehand went lengthy.
Spherical of 16
Darko Jorgic (SLO) bt Liam Pitchford 3-1 (8-11, 12-10, 12-10, 11-9)