The journey of Ruwen Filus in Doha

Being ranked 42nd in the World rankings, 33-year-old Ruwen Filus had to overcome several higher-ranked players on his way to the final, where he eventually lost 2-4 to the Japanese Tomokazu Harimoto. In this tournament, German defender displayed very variative game, being not only stable on defense, but also showing his offensive skills.

In his long career, Filus had been in only one final of the professional tours. It was in 2019, when Filus made it to the final of ITTF Challenge Thailand Open in Bangkok and won it, beating the Hyundeok Seo 4-2.

Here are the players and results that will definitely stay as one of the bright moments in the career of German international.

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