Japan's Mima Ito won in six games in the WTT Contender women's singles final in Doha ©Getty Images

Japan’s Mima Ito and Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov won the singles titles on finals day at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender tournament in Doha, Qatar.

As well as the men’s and women’s singles finals, the showpiece match were also contested in the men’s, women’s and mixed doubles at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall.

The women’s singles final affair was an all Japanese match-up with Ito taking on her compatriot Hina Hiyata.

Ito took the first two games of the contest 11-9, 11-8 before Hiyata fought back, claiming the next two 11-6, 11-9.

The match was now a best of three game affair and Ito took control at this point, winning the next two 11-9, 11-6 to seal a six-game triumph.

In the men’s singles final, Ovtcharov took on Yun-ju Lin of Taiwan, and it was the German who took control early on winning game one 11-7.

Ovtcharov was made to battle hard for his wins in games two and three, which he took 14-12, 12-10.

Lin took the fourth game 11-6 to extend the contest before Ovtcharov sealed victory in game five, which he took 11-6.

Dimitrij Ovtcharov poses with the men's singles trophy after winning the WTT Contender event in Doha ©Getty Images
Dimitrij Ovtcharov poses with the men's singles trophy after winning the WTT Contender event in Doha ©Getty Images

The men’s doubles final saw a fascinating contest between Daeseong Cho and Sangsu Lee of South Korea and Horacio Cifuentes and Gaston Alto of Argentina, which went the full five-game distance.

The final game proved a marathon before Cho and Lee triumphed by a final score of 11-3, 9-11, 11-7, 9-11, 13-11.

The women’s doubles final saw a comfortable straight games win for Japanese pair Kasumi Ishikawa and Miu Hirano who were victorious 11-6, 11-8, 11-6 against Taiwan’s Szu-Yu Chen and Hsien-Tzu Cheng.

The mixed doubles final was another contest that went the distance as Yun-Ju Lin and Ching-I-Cheng took on French pair Emmanuel Lebesson and Jia Nan Yuan.

The French pair won two marathon games but it was not enough to stop them slipping to defeat with Lin and Cheng victorious 11-7, 11-13, 11-6, 16-18, 11-4.

This was the first tournament to take place in WTT’s Middle East Hub with a WTT Star Contender event next on the schedule from Monday (March 8).