Table tennis: Liam Pitchford & Kelly Sibley claim titles

Liam Pitchford
Liam Pitchford's comeback earned him a third consecutive Senior English National Championship title

Liam Pitchford came from three sets down to beat Paul Drinkhall 4-3 and claim a third consecutive English national title on Sunday.

"I didn't do a lot wrong but he was on his game. I just told myself to stick in there," said 21-year-old Pitchford, who defended two championship points.

Kelly Sibley won a fifth singles title of her career, beating Commonwealth Games medallist Tin-Tin Ho 4-2.

"Grit and determination got me to that fifth title," said Sibley, 26.

Pitchford and Drinkhall won the men's doubles title, while the women's doubles went to Ho and Maria Tsaptsinos. Ho was also part of the winning mixed doubles team alongside Sam Walker.

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