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Newly Crowned Champions Spearhead Argentine and Brazilian Hopes

Newly Crowned Champions Spearhead Argentine and Brazilian Hopes 2015 Latin American Junior and Cadet Championships Courtesy of ITTF June 22, 2015 – Fermin Tenti and Bruna Takahashi, the respective winners of the Junior Boys’ Singles and Junior Girls’ Singles titles at the recently completed Puerto Rico Junior and Cadet Open, lead their respective countries in […]

Never Alone – Chuang Chih-Yuan

Never Alone – Chuang Chih-Yuan Courtesy of Butterfly.tt Every table tennis fan knows his name, his signature aggressive play with these incredibly fast legs. But what do we actually know about Chuang Chih-Yuan? Where did he start his career? The sympathetic Chuang has been in the Top 20 of the world for a decade, he […]

DTTA’s 12th QUINCENAL Tourney

DTTA’s 12th QUINCENAL Tourney Hello Table Tennis players and friends! On Saturday, June 13th, Denver Table Tennis Alliance held our 12th QUINCENAL Tourney, and once again, it went well! We are happy we had a lot of players competing in the 3 different Divisions, with another first-timer joining this QUINCENAL Tourney, Gerson Salazar, who took […]

USA Table Tennis’ Friends with Paddles

USA Table Tennis’ Friends with Paddles My Team is Your Team. It’s Our Team. We All Play for Team USA! Visit us at www.FriendsWithPaddles.org

New Leader, Bruna Takahashi Heads Standings Following Puerto Rican Success

The winner in Puerto Rico, Brazil’s Bruna Takahashi is the new leader on the ITTF Junior Circuit Girls’ Standings, following her success in Caribbean sunshine on Sunday June 21st, she moves from no.5 to no.1 (3,520 points), in age when a special generation of young ladies is emerging. Bruna Takahashi is only 14 years old, […]

Taiwanese & Chinese American Athletic Tournament

Taiwanese & Chinese American Athletic Tournament of San Francisco Bay Area Courtesy of Bruce Liu / Zhou Xin Table Tennis Academy Open Singles Result at the Taiwanese & Chinese American Athletic Tournament of San Francisco Bay Area, TCAAT, on June 20, 2015. – Gold: Zicheng Niu – Silver: Timothy Wang – Bronze: Victor Liu / Khoa Nguyen Congratulations […]

2015 Pan Am Games Trainings Camp

2015 Pan Am Games Trainings Camp Courtesy of Table Tennis Canada The Pan American Team is preparing at the Jiangsu Provincial Training Centre in Nanjing for the 2015 Toronto Games. The trainings schedule will feature 6 hours training per day for 6 days a week. Next to table tennis, this will include physical, mental and […]

Medals Earned in Puerto Rico on Father’s Day

Medals Earned in Puerto Rico on Father’s Day 2015 Puerto Rico Junior & Cadet Open – ITTF Junior Circuit On Father’s Day June 21st, medals were distributed at the 2015 Puerto Rico Junior and Cadet Open. Argentina’s Fermin Tenti claimed gold in the Junior Boy’s Singles when he secured the match against Puerto Rico’s Brian Afanador 4-2 […]

Ball Placement Tips

Ball Placement Tips by Han Xiao I was watching some intermediate players play last week and among the points there were some very long and exciting rallies where both players were keeping the ball on the table quite well but nobody was gaining any sort of advantage. The reason was because nobody was using ball […]

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