Johnnie Torjussen’s remarkable run at the Slovak Open came to an end when he was defeated in the final in Trencin.

The University of Nottingham student couldn’t get the better of Czech Republic’s Jan Louda, losing out in a three-game thriller.

Louda clinched the first game 21-18 but Torjussen fought back to level with a convincing 21-12 game, but it wasn’t enough and he went down 21-15 in the final game.

It was quite the week for the 20-year-old who began the tournament in qualifying and secured three wins to claim a place in the main draw.

He then followed that up with wins over Spain’s Alvaro Vasquez and Czech Republic’s Ondrej Kral to set up a quarter-final clash with seventh seed Chi Yu Jen.

After coming back in a three-game thriller, Torjussen faced Ireland’s Jonathan Dolan and cruised through with a 21-11 21-15 victory.

But the precocious English talent couldn’t quite go all the way, losing out to Louda in the final.

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