The finals of the Women’s II1 Table Tennis match couldn’t have been more thrilling.
At the Virtus European Summer Games, in Cracow Poland, 20-year-old Ebru Acer from Turkey defeated the ITTF World no.1 Lea Ferney with 3-2 result. What a fantastic debut performance by the Turkish player.
Ebru was playing an attacking game from the first set and took a lead by 2-1 in the first two sets, putting pressure on Lea. However, the French made a terrific comeback in the fourth set and pushed the game into the final deciding match.
The Tokyo Paralympic medalist took a lead in the fifth match with 5-1, and the cheering audience from the French team added to the pressure on Ebru. But, Ebru brought back her ace game and took away the Gold from the world champion.
“I am extremely happy today and proud to win this medal for my country. I defeated my toughest opponents today “
Ebru dedicated her medal to the president of Virtus turkey for all his support.