Wang eliminates Ishikawa in first round at Japan Open

More Sports Jun 16, 2017

Wang eliminates Ishikawa in first round at Japan Open

Third seed Kasumi Ishikawa went out in the first round of the Japan Open on Friday, losing 4-1 to China's Wang Manyu in the women's singles. Ishikawa, who lost in the quarterfinals at the world championships to top-ranked Ding Ning last month, came up short ...

Japan captures first world championship in mixed doubles in 48 years

More Sports Jun 4, 2017

Japan captures first world championship in mixed doubles in 48 years

Maharu Yoshimura and Kasumi Ishikawa won Japan's first mixed-doubles gold in 48 years on Saturday at the World Table Tennis Championships, while Tomokazu Harimoto became the youngest player to reach quarterfinals. Yoshimura and Ishikawa, the runners-up last year, overcame a 3-1 deficit to beat Taiwan's ...

Hirano, Ishikawa reach third round at worlds

More Sports Jun 1, 2017

Hirano, Ishikawa reach third round at worlds

Miu Hirano and Kasumi Ishikawa were victorious on the third day of action at the World Table Tennis Championships Wednesday, making it five out of five Japanese to advance to the third round of the women's singles. World No. 8 Hirano defeated Suthasini Sawettabut of ...