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Silicon Valley Table Tennis Cclub Hosts First Family League Night

SVTTC Hosts First Family League Night SVTTC Hosts First Family League Night By Angela Guan For most children playing table tennis, their parents are the ones who drive them to their practice sessions, pick up balls for them, watch them, and bring them home. Rarely do their parents find the time to play some table […]

2017 Swedish Junior & Cadet Open

2017 Swedish Junior & Cadet Open (Courtesy of Bruce Liu and ITTF) Congratulations to Rachel Sung (Silver) and Joanna Sung (Bronze) at 2017 Swedish Junior & Cadet Open USA’s team results: Junior Boys Singles: Kanak Jha (Round of 16)Junior Girls Singles: Rachel Sung (Round of 16)Cadet Girls Singles: Rachel Sung (Round of 16)Mini-Cadet Boys Singles: Aziz […]

$2700 MDTTC Butterfly February Open – the Days the Juniors Howled!

$2700 MDTTC Butterfly February Open – the Days the Juniors Howled! By Larry Hodges $2700 MDTTC Butterfly February Open – the Days the Juniors Howled! Kids dominated at the tournament this weekend at the Maryland Table Tennis Center in Gaithersburg, MD, winning five of the six rating events (the five highest ones), not to mention […]

Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 211

Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 211 Butterfly Question and Answer Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 211 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Primorac Carbon Question: Hello coach, kindly compare Butterfly Timo Boll ALC with Primorac Carbon. Answer: Hi Debajyoti,  The Primorac Carbon has 3 Wood + 2 pure carbon wood, while Timo Boll ALC has 5 Wood + 2 […]

Puerto Rican princess Adriana Diaz “Growin’ Up”

2007 to 2017, Puerto Rican princess Adriana Diaz “Growin’ Up” to a wise athlete in Sweden By Neha Aggarwal You might find Adriana Diaz humming to “Ooh, ooh, growin’ up”. Her favorite singer is Bruce Springsteen, and those are the lyrics from one of his famous songs Growin’ Up. Currently on duty in Orebro at […]

Deadline Extended for the Arnold Table Tennis Challenge

Deadline Extended for the Arnold Table Tennis Challenge 14th Annual Arnold Table Tennis Challenge March 3-5, 2017 Columbus, Ohio February 20 Updated Information Registration deadline extended to February 26 due to requests from many (including a lot college players!) There is still room and time to enter the Samson Dubina Clinic on Thursday night – […]

In Memory of Richard Lee Butler

By The Butler Family In Memory of Richard Lee Butler Richard Lee Butler – Cold Spring, Texas Richard Lee Butler, 78, Coldspring, Texas passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Regent Care Center in Humble, Texas. Richard Lee Butler was born in Jackson, Michigan on November 12, 1938 and was the son of Lowell John […]

The 6th Annual Elisa Lee’s Cup Table Tennis Tournament

The 6th Annual Elisa Lee’s Cup Table Tennis Tournament The 6th Annual Elisa Lee’s Cup Table Tennis Tournament Submitted by Byung Jun An On Saturday March 11th, Han-In Table Tennis Club is hosting The 6th Annual Elisa Lee’s Cup Table Tennis Tournament at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey. The tournament features Open Singles, U2100, U1900, […]

Phoenix Sun’s Guard, Devin Booker Exhibits Table Tennis Skills

Phoenix Sun’s Guard, Devin Booker Exhibits Table Tennis Skills Phoenix Sun’s Guard, Devin Booker Exhibits Table Tennis Skills By NBA on TNT NBA’s Devin Booker Exhibits Table Tennis Skills with US Men’s National Team coach Stefan Feth What happens when a current NBA Guard takes on the curren US Men’s National Team Coach? What this […]

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