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Victorious day for Lily Zhang

(By Neha Aggarwal) USA’s Lily Zhang caused one of the biggest upsets on the third day of the Liebherr 2017 World Championships knocking down Germany’s Sabina Winter in the Women’s Singles round of 64. Moreover, she also made it to the round of 16 in the Women’s Doubles partnering Olympian Wu Yue. Lily Zhang stunned […]

Kanak Jha Achieves Career Win in Dusseldorf

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON ) Kanak Jha was the player to upset the order today with a career win over Romania’s Adrian Crisan. Jha had qualified through to the main draw, winning all his preliminary matches (read more). His opponent a quarterfinalist in both the 2012 London and 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, formerly top […]

Five US Players to Contend WTTC Singles Main Draw

Five US Players to Contend WTTC Singles Main Draw (BY MATT HETHERINGTON ) Five US Players to Contend WTTC Singles Main Draw Tomorrow the Singles Main Draw begins at the 2017 Leibherr ITTF World Table Tennis Championships in Dusseldorf, Germany. Five players from the USA have earned their way into the main draw, the full […]

2018 Youth Olympic Games Selection Procedures

2018 Youth Olympic Games Selection Procedures (By USATT) 2018 Youth Olympic Games Selection Procedures 2018 Youth Olympic Games Athlete and Coach Selection Procedures For full article, please click here

Zhang and Chodri Set For Center Court Mixed Doubles Showdown

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Zhang and Chodri Set For Center Court Mixed Doubles Showdown Our team of Kunal Chodri and Lily Zhang have fought hard to make the main draw of the Mixed Doubles event at the 2017 Leibherr ITTF World Table Tennis Championships where they will face off against a tough opposition on center court. […]

TeamUSA Prepare for WTTC in Papendal, Netherlands

TeamUSA Prepare for WTTC in Papendal, Netherlands (BY ANGELA GUAN) After an eleven-hour flight from SFO to Paris (for most of us), we waited about five hours in Paris before flying to Dusseldorf, Germany. From there, we took a two-hour car-ride to Papendel, the Netherlands Olympic training center in Arnhem, Netherlands. For the past three […]

5 Tips On Balancing An Olympic Career With College, From Table Tennis Player Lily Zhang

(BY LISA COSTANTINI) Studying psychology would be a full-time job for most people. But not two-time Olympian and Youth Olympic bronze medalist Lily Zhang. The 20-year-old table tennis player — who is attending the University of California, Berkeley —juggles a full-time school schedule with a full-time competition schedule. Set to compete at world championships in […]

Chinese Table Tennis Association suspends Kong Linghui

Chinese Table Tennis Association suspends Kong Linghui (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Chinese Table Tennis Association suspends Kong Linghui Winner of all the major titles the sport has to offer, currently the head coach of the Chinese Women’s Team; Kong Linghui has been sent home from the current Liebherr World Championships which commenced on […]

Introducing the ITTF World Cadet Challenge

Introducing the ITTF World Cadet Challenge (By ITTF) Introducing the ITTF World Cadet Challenge The ITTF World Cadet Challenge is a unique under 15 table tennis event, that brings the world’s best players together to develop their natural talents, as well as educate them and embed them into the local culture.

2017 MAY UPSIDE DOWN OPEN RECAP

(By Triangle Table Tennis) Our annual Upside Down tournament is a great opportunity for lower rated players to have a shot at the big money usually reserved for the top events.  This year, we had $650 in cash and prizes for the U900 event!  We had players from Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and plenty […]

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