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2017 is the year of the trick shot

(Courtesy of ITTF) 2017 is the year of the trick shot Relive some of 2017’s best moments with this montage of table tennis madness. Table tennis in 2017 has brought the goods and has been the year of the trick shot. Timo Boll has been flat out impressing the fans who have been spoiled for choice […]

Ask The Experts: Yu Di, No. 168

Ask The Experts: Yu Di, No. 168, A Butterfly question and answer Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Forehand Rubber: Mark V (Max) Backhand Rubber: Mark V(2.1mm) Question: Hi, Im relatively new player playing almost daily for the last 6 months. I started playing with a pre-made racket about 6-8 weeks ago. After a local match one of […]

Former Champion on Track as Star Athletes Shoot for Final Table Places

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Former Champion on Track shooting for Final Table Places Triumph in 2014 for Tao Wenzhang as he claimed the Men’s Singles title at the US Open in Grand Rapids, Michigan, now he aims to repeat the feat in 2017. Three years have passed since that moment of glory but the US-based player […]

Young and Spirited US National Teams Push the Boundaries on the 2017 International Stage

(BY RICHARD FINN) International Stage: US National Teams Push Boundaries With apologies to Ol ‘Blue Eyes, it was a very good year for United States table tennis fortunes in major international play in 2017. Whatever table you watched, wherever you were in the globe and regardless of what level of play, age division or category you […]

Four steps to the perfect CHO!

(by Wade Townsend) Four steps to the perfect CHO! Want to be winning the CHO-downs in your next match? Follow this guide and you could be rivalling Harimoto in no time at all. A good CHO is your fastest way to get inside your opponent’s head. Literally. So don’t neglect your CHO, it needs a […]

2017 SuperMicro US Open Table Tennis Championship

2017 SuperMicro US Open Table Tennis Championship Over 830 players are competing in over 100 events at the 2017 SuperMicro US Open Table Tennis Championship this week in Las Vegas, Nevada. Schedule / Event List |  Player’s List  |  Results ARTICLES: Top Seed Falls as Men’s Singles Draw Begins at 2017 US Open Table Tennis Championships 2017 US […]

Kanak Jha and Amy Wang book Buenos Aires places

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Kanak Jha and Amy Wang book Buenos Aires places The youngest United States athlete to participate in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Kanak Jha booked his place in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games by emerging successful at the North American Continental Qualification Tournament staged in Las Vegas […]

2018 Youth Olympic Games North American Qualification Tournament

(By USATT) 2018 Youth Olympic Games North American Qualification Tournament December 17 2017 – Las Vegas, NV Athletes will have the opportunity to qualify for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games through three (3) Qualification Pathways. To be eligible to participate in the Youth Olympic Games, athletes must have been born between 1 January 2000 and […]

2018 Butterfly Canada Open#2

(Courtesy of BCTTA) 2018 Butterfly Canada Cup – 3 star tournament EVENT INFORMATION:  2018 Butterfly Canada Cup#2 PROSPECTUS Tournament Waiver Form(Tournament Waiver Form must be signed to be accepted and send to: tournament@bctta.ca) Canadian Ranking *Players are not eligible to enter M/S or W/S event if they are not in the Canadian/US/North America rating system. […]

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