Table Tennis: Drinkhall crowned again

Champion: Paul Drinkhall.
Champion: Paul Drinkhall.

paul Drinkhall claimed his third national singles table tennis title - beating number three seed Danny Reed over five games in the National Championships at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge.

Drinkhall, one of Great Britain`s main medal hopes for the 2012 Olympics, was a 11.7, 5.11, 11.8, 11.7, 11.9 winner.

Kelly Sibley won the women`s title, beating last year`s winner Joanne Parker, while Danny Reid and Chris Doran won the men`s doubles title, beating number one seeds Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford.

In the women`s doubles, Sibley and Parker teamed up to see off Chloe Whyte and Jessica Dawson in under 15 minutes.