"Risky" Boll converted to Volkswagen final

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Germany's world No.1 table tennis player Timo Boll moved one step closer to retaining the Volkswagen Cup title on Wednesday.

Boll came back from 2 games down against Japan' s Jun Mizutani in their semi-final encounter of the men's singles event and wrapped the match 4-2.

It was their fifteenth meeting on the international stage, where Boll got his fourteenth win in Guangzhou this time.

Playing at full speed, Jun Mizutani captured the first two games; seeking to execute his forehand topspin at every opportunity, which helped him seize the initiative.

"Jun was very aggressive, I was really surprised how positive he was at the start of the match" , Boll said.

However, after losing the first two games, Boll performed a flawless game in the third; he dominated from start to finish and reduced the deficit to one.

Jun Mizutani said he was a little nervous at the moment when Boll made the equalizer. "He changed his type of service; I was feeling a bit of a misfit."

But this was only the start of his nightmare. A convincing third game success for Boll was followed by fourth and fifth wins.

The sixth game saw the momentum in the German world N0.1, who finished his conversion with an overwhelming score of 11-4.

"I have to try something and I have to be risky when I was trailing, that was the key to my victory." Boll Said.

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