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Interview with Iva Laginja, 2018 Maryland State Women’s Singles Champion

(By Ayan Bagchi) Interview with Iva Laginja, 2018 Maryland State Women’s Singles Champion Ms. Iva Laginja is a 25-year-old Croatian born Austrian who moved to Baltimore, MD eight months ago to work at the Space Telescope Science Institute. She has recently completed her Master’s degree in Astronomy and Instrumentation from Leiden University (Netherlands) and two undergraduate degrees […]

2018 Cook Islands Junior & Cadet Open – Breaking News

(By Bruce Liu) 2018 Cook Islands Junior & Cadet Open – Breaking News Guess what? This is the second juniors tournament in two months where TeamUSA won the junior teams event – both times, TeamUSA defeated a Chinese team! (The other was the Alguetti Brothers in Canada in May.) Official tournament page: https://goo.gl/KQtQj9 It wasn’t […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy

(by Steve Hopkins) WAB CLUB FEATURE: Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy With three locations just North of Atlanta (Duluth, Johns Creek, and Marietta), Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy has a strong presence in the largest metropolitan area in the Southeast.  AITTA is the result of a 2014 merger between Yang’s Table Tennis Academy and Atlanta […]

Come Join the NYISC June 10th 2018 Tournament

(By NYISC) Come Join the NYISC June 10th 2018 Tournament Tournament download link here New 2018 NYISC Club Membership Rates!!! Look and come join our club with the new club membership rates. Monthly $50.00 3 Months $120.00 Yearly (12 Months) $400 If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shao Yu at 718-358-8860. Our […]

Maryland State Championships Results and Photos

(By Larry Hodges, tournament director) Maryland State Championships Results and Photos Despite pouring rain much of the weekend, 98 players took part in the third annual Maryland State Championships, a 3-star event held at the Maryland Table Tennis Center. There were 18 events with $3500 in cash and prizes, sponsored by HW Global Foundation (which […]

Butterfly Amicus Prime Table Tennis Robot

(By Larry Thoman, Pong-Bot Pro) Butterfly Amicus Prime Table Tennis Robot Butterfly launched a refresh of its highly regarded Amicus line of table tennis robots at the recent World Team Table Tennis Championships in Sweden. The newly introduced models are the Start, Expert, and Prime models. All are upgraded models from the models they’re replacing—the […]

2018 Canada Junior & Cadet Open Recap

(By Steve Hopkins) 2018 Canada Junior & Cadet Open Recap China won the Junior Boys event at the 2018 Canada Junior & Cadet Open in convincing fashion, but Team USA shined as well.  Americans filled three slots in the quarterfinals, had two of the final four spaces in the semifinals, and USA’s Michael Minh Tran […]

27th Butterfly Cape Fear Open

(By Tony Murnahan) 27th Butterfly Cape Fear Open Division A Results: 1st place – Stephanie Sun 2nd place – Tim Connelly 3rd place – Richard Perez Division B Results: 1st place – Tony Murnahan 2nd place – John Pahl 3rd place – Fred VanNynatten The 27th Butterfly Cape Fear Open was a special one because […]

China Open Long Shot? Ma Long Stakes His Claim for No.1

(By Steve Hopkins/Photo and Video by ITTF) China Open Long Shot? Ma Long Stakes His Claim for No.1 The Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Platinum Kaisa China Open concluded this weekend.  Each year, this is as competitive as any event in the world, featuring nearly every name in the top 10 of the World Rankings.  In […]

AITTA at 2018 ITTF Canadian Junior and Cadet Open

(By AITTA) AITTA at 2018 ITTF Canadian Junior and Cadet Open Congratulations to Sabring Zhu and Daniel Ng.  These two members of the AITTA (Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy) attended the 2018 ITTF Canadian Junior and Cadet Open in Markham Pan Am Centre, Ontaria, Canada from May 28 to 31. They had the honor of […]

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