Benedikt Duda and Dang Qiu won the men's doubles title in Doha ©WTT

Germany’s Dang Qiu and Benedikt Duda earned the men’s doubles title on the penultimate day of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender event in Doha.

Qiu and Duda overcame Spain’s Alvaro Robles and Romania’s Ovidiu Ionescu 11-7, 9-11, 11-9, 13-11 in the semi-finals of the event at the Lusail Sports Arena in Qatar’s capital city.

The result set up a final against Chinese Taipei’s Liao Cheng-Ting and Lin Yun-ju, who overcame South Korea’s Cho Dae-seong and An Jae-hyun in straight games in the second semi-final.

The final would go the distance, with the momentum shifting in each game of the contest.

Dang and Qiu eventually secured an 11-7, 6-11, 11-6, 3-11, 11-4 victory to be crowned champions.

The women’s doubles competition saw Japan’s Miyuu Kihara and Miyu Nagasaki triumph, with the pairing winning each of their matches in straight games.

Kihara and Nagasaki combined to beat Chinese Taipei’s Li Yu-Jhun and Cheng I-ching 13-11, 11-5, 11-6 in the final.

Lin and Cheng will have the opportunity to bounce back from their respective defeats in the mixed doubles event.

The duo have advanced to the final of the mixed doubles competition, with the top seeds set to play France’s Emmanuel Lebesson and Yuan Jia Nan tomorrow.

Singles competitions will also conclude tomorrow, with both the men’s and women’s events having reached the semi-final stage today.

Sweden’s Kristian Karlsson eliminated men’s singles top seed Hugo Calderano of Brazil 11-5, 11-4, 7-11, 11-7 in the quarter-finals today.

Karlsson will face Croatia’s Andrej Gacina for the right to compete in the final tomorrow.

The winner will face either Quadri Aruna of Nigeria or South Korea’s Lim Jong-hoon for the title.

Germany’s Han Ying will face Japan’s Miyu Kato in the first women’s singles semi-final, before Chinese Taipei’s Chen Szu-yu plays Kihara.