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Success for Kanak Jha, double celebration

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) The top seed, Kanak Jha from the United States duly endorsed his exalted position, to win the Boys’ Singles title at the 2017 Argentina Junior Open in Buenos Aires on Monday 18th June. A cause for celebration, it was a cause for a double celebration; not only was it […]

Big Guns Showdown at LYTTC June Open

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) An exceptional quartet of players would hold the top seedings in the Open Singles at the LYTTC Northeast June Open, but only two of them would reach the penultimate stage, both in front of their home club supporters. The caliber of play was high across a number of the top events, but […]

2017 Maryland State Championships held at MDTTC

2017 Maryland State Championships held at MDTTC 2017 Maryland State Championships held at MDTTC $4500 Maryland State Championships By Larry Hodges, tournament director  June 10-11 – The $4500 Maryland State Championships were held this weekend at the Maryland Table Tennis Center (MDTTC) in Gaithersburg, MD, with 88 players. The two biggest winners at the tournament were Men’s […]

Butterfly Presents: Footwork Drills by Stefan Feth, Dril No. 2

Butterfly Presents: Footwork Drills by Stefan Feth, Dril No. 2 Butterfly Presents: Footwork Drills by Stefan Feth, Dril No. 2 (Video by Stefan Feth / Bowmar Sports) Table Tennis Footwork Drills by Stefan Feth, Dril No. 2: A favorite of Coach Stefan Feth, two backhand topspins from the backhand. One close and one mid-distance, and […]

USA Take Top Spots as Kanak Jha and Amy Wang Triumph in Argentina

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Success for team USA as the Junior Pan American Championships team claim success at the 2017 ITTF Argentina Junior Open ahead of the start of the Pan Am Junior Championships in Buenos Aires. With an impressive 6 of the 8 total semifinal spots occupied by American players, the event could have been […]

USA the Majority at Argentina Junior Open in Pivotal Rounds

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) A near perfect start to the US Pan American Junior Team preparation as three boys and three girls from the 8 player team occupy spots in the semifinal stage of the 2017 ITTF Argentina Junior Open. The top seed and birthday boy Kanak Jha will be hoping to seal a victory for […]

Denver Table Tennis Alliance’s 4th Mensual Tournament Results

Denver Table Tennis Alliance’s 4th Mensual Tournament Results Denver Table Tennis Alliance’s 4th Mensual Tournament Results (Courtesy of Angelo Gandullia) Hello Table Tennis players and friends! On Saturday, June 10th, we hosted our 4th MENSUAL Tourney at Denver Table Tennis Alliance. We had a great tournament, and DTTA would like to congratulate in particular: C Division: […]

Adriana Diaz defends title in Buenos Aires

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Winner just under one year ago when the tournament was staged in the Canadian city of Burnaby, Puerto Rico’s Adriana Diaz defends her Girls’ Singles title at the forthcoming 2017 ITTF-Panam Junior Championships. Play commences in the Argentine capital city of Buenos Aires on Tuesday 20th June and concludes […]

2017 ITTF Argentina Junior Open Live Stream

2017 ITTF Argentina Junior Open Live Stream (By ITTF) 2017 ITTF Argentina Junior Open Live Stream 2017 ITTF Argentina Junior Open Day 2 (Morning) 2017 ITTF Argentina Junior Open Day 2 (Afternoon)

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