Aussies on unlucky end in Slovenia

Nathan Pellissier hoping for a better run in the team event.

Nathan Pellissier and Trevor Hirth are in currently in Lasko representing Australia at the ITTF PTT Slovenia Open.

Hirth, competing in the Class 6 Singles, found himself on the unlucky end of a five game match against France’s Bastien Grundeler. With the loss the Aussie had to make do with third in the group.

Pellissier found himself in a similar situation in the Class 8 event. Despite cruising to a 3-0 win over Alejandro Perez from Argentina, Pellissier went down in five games against Poland’s Marcin Skrzynecki.

Unable to secure a place in the main draw, the pair will compete together in the Class 8 team event later today.

Checkout the full results from the singles event here.