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Killer Practice Sessions

Killer Practice Sessions Killer Practice Sessions Submitted by Larry Hodges So you’ve decided you want to beat the neighborhood or club champ, and move up to the next level. Then you’re going to have to practice. You know – go out to the table with another person who’s also tired of losing, and do practice […]

2017 Edgeball Chicago International Open Deadline Extension

2017 Edgeball Chicago International Open Deadline Extension (By Edgeball Table TEnnis) 2017 Edgeball Chicago International Open Deadline Extension – Meet and Greet the Stars; 6 PM, Friday, August 11 – Tickets for Sale for the Open Semis & Finals Free Admission for Tournament Participants – 28 Total Events – Everyone Can Enter and Compete From […]

EYC– IOANNIS SGOUROPOULOS WINS GOLD

EYC– IOANNIS SGOUROPOULOS WINS GOLD (Courtesy of ButterflyMag) EYC– IOANNIS SGOUROPOULOS WINS GOLD After amazing team competitions with astonishing results the European Youth Championships in Portugal found another very successful ending in the individuals and doubles competition. It was a pleasure to be there and to witness awesome performances and exciting matches. Our congratulations go […]

Stay close, Wu Yue wins bronze

Stay close, Wu Yue wins bronze (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Stay close, Wu Yue wins bronze Crowned Pan American Games champion in 2015, Wu Yue of the United States secured the third place in the Women’s Singles event at the 2017 ITTF Pan American Cup in San José, Costa Rica on the afternoon […]

Lily Zhang responds, imposing performance secures title

Lily Zhang responds, imposing performance secures title (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Lily Zhang responds, imposing performance secures title Bronze medallist at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Lily Zhang of the United States won the Women’s Singles title at the 2017 ITTF Pan American Cup in San José, Costa Rica on the afternoon […]

Last eight decided, main draw places booked

Last eight decided, main draw places booked (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Last eight decided, main draw places booked First places not theoretically assured but as play concluded on the evening of the first day of play, Friday 28th July, in the Women’s Singles event at the 2017 ITTF Pan American Cup in San […]

Sheer drama, top seed beaten, Kanak Jha wins sensational contest

Sheer drama, top seed beaten, Kanak Jha wins sensational contest (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Sheer drama, top seed beaten, Kanak Jha wins sensational contest The match of the tournament and it will be some contest if there is to be better at the 2017 ITTF-Pan American Games in San José, Costa Rica. On […]

Aspire to Thrive – Cross-country Mini Table Tennis Grudge Match

Aspire to Thrive – Cross-country Mini Table Tennis Grudge Match (Courtesy of Tony Murnahan) Aspire to Thrive – Cross-country Mini Table Tennis Grudge Match Mixed doubles partners, Amy Karpinski & Tony Murnahan, challenge each other in a cross-country, mini table tennis, grudge match as they make their way from Morrisville, NC to Las Vegas, NV via […]

US Contingent Set to Fight for World Cup Qualification at the 2017 Pan American Cup

US Contingent Set to Fight for World Cup Qualification at the 2017 Pan American Cup (BY MATT HETHERINGTON) US Contingent Set to Fight for World Cup Qualification at the 2017 Pan American Cup The 2017 ITTF Pan American Cup will kick off tomorrow in San Jose, Costa Rica. Four players from the United States will […]

Pan America but status quo for World Cup qualification

Pan America but status quo for World Cup qualification (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Pan America but status quo for World Cup qualification Preparations complete, organisers working through the night to apply the final touches, a landmark event is ready to start. The first ever ITTF Pan America Cup, an event which brings together […]

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