Next Stop On The 2017 Butterfly North American Tour: BUTTERFLY AMERICA'S TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

Seemiller Leads Camp for Veterans in South Bend

(BY DAN SEEMILLER) The South Bend TT Club hosted a table tennis camp for disabled Veterans  on April 21 and 22. Our club sought permission from the VA administration to set up a small table outside the VA outpatient services near our club. We were able to register and teach 31 Veterans over the weekend. […]


Jha Aims for Title Defense and Beyond to 2020

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Teen sensation Kanak Jha has his eyes firmly set on the future as he returns for training in Sweden with a number of high profile events coming up for him. As he heads to Slovenia tomorrow for the ITTF Challenge Series World Tour Slovenia Open, his long term sights are firmly set […]


Wu Jun Han Dominates Princeton Pong April Open

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) He made a massive impression on his last visit to the USA, winning the Westchester November and December Opens and the 2017 Butterfly Teams competition, now Jun Han Wu is back for more and has started his campaign in style. His first tournament back on arrival was the 2017 Princeton Pong April […]


Mixed nationality pairings prevail in Cadet Doubles competitions

(By Simon Daish) The final day of the 2017 ITTF Belgium Junior and Cadet Open saw the two doubles competitions in the Cadet category draw to a conclusion, and the main theme that both events have in common is that the trophies went to mixed nationality pairings on Sunday 23rd April in Spa. Amy Wang […]


2017 Butterfly Badger Open: $16,000 in prize money

Butterfly Proudly Sponsors 2017 Butterfly Badger Open Butterfly is proud to sponsor the upcoming 2017 Butterfly Badger Open. The Butterfly Badger Open is a four-star USATT sanctioned table tennis tournament on September 15 th through September 17th in Franklin, Wisconsin. This year’s Badger Open offers $16,000 in total prize money. Tournament director Linda Leaf of […]


Maruthapandian steals show Down Under

(by Wade Townsend) Tuesday 11th April saw the final day of play at the 2017 Australian & Cadet Open, and one name stood above others in the girls’ singles events. Despite a strong performance from Team Australia, it was the lone American Lavanya Maruthapandian that stole the show on the final day of play at […]


Dramatic conclusion, better news for Korea, Lim Jonghoon delivers

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Disappointment after disappointment, the Men’s Singles event at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Korea Open in Incheon had not witnessed the best of fortunes for the host nation. However, as play concluded on the evening of Friday 21st April, there was a bright note, a cause to celebrate, […]


USATT Top 10 – 2017 US National Team Trials

(BY USATT/ALLEN WANG) The Top 10 Points from the 2017 US National Team Trial Visit for all updates on USA Table Tennis events! Special thanks to Triangle Table Tennis Center for hosting an incredible event! Thumbnail Photo Credit: Rob Li Video Editing by: Allen Wang Music is Elektronomia – Energy from NCS