Liam Pitchford exited the WTT Contender Lima within the final 16 as sixth seed Lim Jonghoon of South Korea got here from behind to win 3-1.
Pitchford misplaced the primary two factors of the match however then gained the subsequent 5 and was by no means behind once more within the first sport, profitable three successive factors from 8-8 to seal it.
However the Englishman couldn’t get well from sluggish begins within the subsequent three video games as he trailed 3-7, 1-6 and 2-7 respectively as Lim (WR 18) accomplished a four-game victory on his second match level.
Pitchford now strikes on to the WTT Contender Rio de Janeiro, which begins on Monday. Additionally on responsibility within the Brazilian metropolis are Paul Drinkhall and Tom Jarvis.
Spherical of 16
Lim Jonghoon (KOR) bt Liam Pitchford 3-1 (8-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-9)