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Coaching Tip of the Week: Develop an All-Around Game

(by Larry Hodges) Long ago, I used to coach developing players to return serves aggressively. But then I noticed something – players who did that often never learned to handle the opponent’s attack as well, while those who were more willing to push serves back long as they developed became comfortable when the opponent attacked, […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Han-In Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) With their location in Palisades Park, New Jersey, Han-In table Tennis is centrally located in the largest population center in North America.  They are just off of I-95, near the New Jersey Turnpike and the George Washington Bridge – and just across the Hudson River from Upper Manhattan. Han-In offers a table […]

Euro Summer Series (II): Harimoto Takes Title in Budapest

(by Steve Hopkins) The second event in the Euro Summer Series, The WTT Champions European Summer Series 2022, has come to a close in Hungary.  Before this Final, Tomokazu Harimoto and Lin Gaoyuan were 2-2 in head to head match-ups.   Had you looked at the scoreboard any time during the first half of the Final, […]

ITTF Weekly Rankings: Movement in the Top 10

(by Steve Hopkins) For the first time in a long time, the top players in the World are in action and there is some movement in the Top 10.  Fan Zhendong is still firmly atop the rankings (with nearly twice as many points as second place).  Ma Long is in second and Liang Jingkun still […]

Euro Summer Series (II): All BUTTERFLY Men’s Semifinals

(by Steve Hopkins) The second event in the Euro Summer Series, The WTT Champions European Summer Series 2022, has progressed to the Semifinals in Hungary.  In an interesting turn, two of the top seeded Butterfly-sponsored players have reached the Semifinals (Tomokazu Harimoto and Lin Gaoyuan) and two other players have advanced through upsets who also […]

PING-PONG DIPLOMACY CELEBRATION TOURNAMENT – AUGUST 13-14, 2022

  Celebration Tournament Singles and Team Events. Over $2000 In Cash Prize. ENTRY DEADLINE: August 5th, 2022 ENTRY FEES: FREE entry for OPEN TEAM event if a player entered in U2500, U2350, or U2200 event. All other players each pays $55 at check-in. $55/event for event U2500, U2350, and U2200 $45/event for all other rating […]

Euro Summer Series (II): Franziska Logs Early Upset Win

(by Steve Hopkins) The second event in the Euro Summer Series, The WTT Champions European Summer Series 2022, is underway in Hungary.  The Finals of the first event finished on Saturday night, and players were back at it Monday morning.  Both of last week’s finalists had trouble restarting – with action on the first day […]

Euro Summer Series (II): Early Rounds Not Friendly to Last Week’s Winners

(by Steve Hopkins) The second event in the Euro Summer Series, The WTT Champions European Summer Series 2022, is underway in Hungary.  The Finals of the first event finished on Saturday night, and players were back at it Monday morning.  Both of last week’s finalists had trouble restarting – as Truls Moregard fell 3-2 to […]

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