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Tribute to Kunal Chodri

(By Bruce Liu) Congratulations to Kunal who just qualified for the 2017 US National Team. This is just a taste of what’s behind the scene. Kunal did all these while being a full-time student in high school. Not an easy task!

Nick Tio and Crystal Wang Round off 2017 US National Teams

Nick Tio and Crystal Wang Round off 2017 US National Teams Nick Tio and Crystal Wang Round off 2017 US National Teams By Matt Heatherington At the end of a very long three days for two players the ordeal was not yet over. A 7 set duel had just come to a close and Kanak […]

LIVE LONG PLAY PING PONG

(By Steve Rowe / Aerobic Table Tennis) STEVE ROWE TALKS TABLE TENNIS / LIVE LONG PLAY PING PONG At the age of 15 Steve started to play the game of table tennis. A little late some people would say, we agree. He played at his local youth club in his home town of Wigan. Comet […]

Guan Defends Her Way To Top Position on Final Day

By Matt Hetherington The last day of the 2017 US National Team Trials at Triangle Table Tennis Center in North Carolina had all the thrills and spills of a final showdown including an incredible level of table tennis alongside frustrations and dramas. The round of 16 would contain a single match which would see young […]

Kanak Jha Overcomes Challenges to Join US Team at Final Hurdle

By Matt Hetherington The final day presented a big pressure situation for a handful of players who had started out with high seedings on day 1 but remained in the draw on day 3. In fact all of the top 7 seeds would still be in to fight on the last day. One such player, […]

New World Ranking scheme; effective from January 2018

By Neha Aggarwal Primarily introduced to facilitate easier understanding of calculations involved, the new simplified World Ranking will include a clear-cut points system for events and age categories. Most significantly, the new system will encourage players to take part regularly in ITTF World Tour and other ITTF events. Visibility of the world’s best table tennis […]

Chodri Beats the Pressure to Close Out US National Team Spot

Chodri Beats the Pressure to Close Out US National Team Spot Chodri Beats the Pressure to Close Out US National Team Spot BY MATT HETHERINGTON / USATT Kunal Chodri became the second player to upset the order as he claimed the second berth on the 2017 US National Men’s Team at the National Team Trials […]

Zhang To Compete in Her 8th World Championships Appearance

Zhang To Compete in Her 8th World Championships Appearance Zhang To Compete in Her 8th World Championships Appearance (By Matt Hetherington) Lily Zhang will represent the USA at her 8th World Table Tennis Championships after solidifying her number 1 seeding position by taking proceedings on Day 1 of the 2017 US National Team Trial. She […]

BUTTERFLY CARY CUP – Deadline March 28

2017 BUTTERFLY CARY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP will be on Sunday April 2 2017 BUTTERFLY CARY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP: GIANT ROUND ROBIN OPEN TOURNAMENT 4-Star Tournament Sanctioned by USATT with over $18,000 in Total Cash and Prizes Thursday, 3/30/2017 — Sunday, 4/2/2017 For more information about the tournament, please click link below: 2017 Butterfly Cary Cup Championship: Giant […]

2017 USATT New Jersey Regional Hopes Camp and Trial

(By USATT/NJTTC) NJTTC is one of the largest in the tri-state area and one of the oldest table tennis facilities in the country. The Club features 9 top-of-the- line-tables in spacious, well-lit courts with rubber floors and has over 200 members. For more information, please click here: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Table-Tennis/Features/2017/March/03/2017-USATT-New-Jersey-Regional-Hopes-Camp-and-Trial