Dora Madarasz moves a step ahead at her home ground Hungary
The junior girl’s title of the Hungarian Junior Premium open was won by a young 17 year old player Dora Madarasz from the host nation Hungary. The final of the single junior girl’s event was contested on the 3rd of April 2011.
Dora was the runners up in the 2010 European Youth Championship. She was the number two seeded player of the event. The championship was the first Premium Junior International Table Tennis Federation ITTF event of the year. It was Bernadette Szocs from Romania
who faced defeat against her.
Bernadette was the favourite in the competition; she was the top seeded player of the event, having a junior ITTF title at Czech Republic earlier this year. This time she lost against Dora in a five game match 11-9, 11-3, 8-11, 11-9, 11-6.
Dora commented that.”I am very happy that I was able to win our tournament I dedicate my victory to the Hungarian spectators and table tennis fans.”
It was the second time Dora contested at her home town in the ITTF junior circuit. This time she went a step ahead and won the title. Last time when she played at her home town, she ended winning the silver medal in 2009, Hungarian Junior Open. She faced
defeat from the Japanese player Misaki Morizono in the final hurdle.
The Hungarian girls team coach Zsuzsanna Olah said “Dora was in very good physical condition, it gave her self confidence.”
For Dora the route to the final started with a walk over. In the round of 16 she defeated Serbian player Aleksandra Radonjic by scoring 11-7, 9-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-9. In the quarter final there was a straight win for the Hungarian player against Polish player
Klaudia Kusinska 11-7, 12-10, 11-6, 11-3.
In the semi final stage it was the same story, Dora defeated her opponent again with the same margin a straight victory. It was Debora Vivarelli who was defeated by a score line of 12-10, 11-4, 11-9, 11-9.
On the route towards the final Bernadette defeated Maja Krzewicka from Poland in a match of six games 6-11, 11-8, 12-14, 11-8, 11-8, 11-8. On the quarter final step it was Mateja Jeger the fifth seeded Croatian player who lost against Bernadette in straight
games 11-8, 11-9, 11-6, 11-4.
At the semi final stage Bernadette defeated the Austrian player Sofia Palcanova who was the number three seeded player in the championship. It was a full six game match at the semi final stage which the Romanian player won by 11-7, 11-4, 11-13, 11-6, 8-11,
The surprise package of the championship was Debora Vivarelli who was not on the top 20 players of the event. She managed to make a place in the semi finals. Her best performance of the event was against Petra Petek from Croatia. She defeated her in straight
games scoring 11-6, 11-4, 11-6, 15-13.