Eastbourne table tennis player claims first national title

Tweet Eastbourne’s Josh Bennett won his first national title at the table tennis National Championships. The 19-year-old won the mixed doubles title with England’s highest ranked female player and Bennett’s doubles partner at the University of Nottingham, Tin-Tin Ho. The pair won the final 3-1 (11-4, 8-11, 11-5, 11-5) over surprise finalists, Emily Bolton and Alim Hirji. En-route to the final, they beat top seeds Tom Jarvis and Maria Tsaptsinos. Bennett and Ho were able to come from 2-1 down to win 3-2 (8-11, 11-4, 3-11, 11-9, 12-10). An excellent…

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