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WAB Featured Club: Rhode Island Table Tennis Association

WAB Featured Club: Rhode Island Table Tennis Association (by Steve Hopkins) On January 21st, the Rhode Island Table Tennis Association will host its first sanctioned event of 2019, the RITTA WINTER OPEN.  Our Fall tournament was won by Charles Deng, former US Team member now a local Brown University student.  January 21st should be an exciting day […]

Where Are They Now? Wilson Club Series #2

Where Are They Now? Wilson Club Series #2 (by Steve Hopkins) Article 2: Brian Pace – The Perfect First Student For a period from 1985-1992, Wilson, North Carolina became a model for developmental, grass-roots table tennis.  With Butterfly’s North American distributor (Martin Kilpatrick – now Bowmar Sports) located in Wilson, there is a long history […]

WAB FEATURED CLUB: The TopSpin Table Tennis Center

WAB FEATURED CLUB: The TopSpin Table Tennis Center (by Steve Hopkins) Since opening its doors in 2007, the TopSpin has been an elite table tennis center.  While the sport has continued to grow in the Bay area, the TopSpin has also needed to adjust, including a move to a new facility. As owner Kevin Korb […]

Picking Football Winners… with Table Tennis Logic

Picking Football Winners… with Table Tennis Logic (By Steve Hopkins) It’s no surprise to anyone reading this post that my sport doesn’t make headlines in the US.  Because of this, I like to find table tennis angles to most of the big sporting events.  And at this time, I’m announcing my TT-focused pick for the College Football […]

WAB Club Feature: Austin Table Tennis Club

WAB Club Feature: Austin Table Tennis Club (by Steve Hopkins) The Austin Table Tennis Club is located at 8956 Research Blvd in Austin.  They are just off of US Highway 183 on the North side of Austin. The club has been around for more than thirty years.  They first started in the back of a […]

2019 Pan America Cup Preview

2019 Pan America Cup Preview (by Steve Hopkins) The 2019 Pan America Cup is scheduled to start on February 1st in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.   The January 2019 World Rankings were released last week and as participation is allowed for only the top 16 by ranking, the Pan Am Cup entries have just been finalized.  The […]

Watching Table Tennis Online

Watching Table Tennis Online (by Steve Hopkins) During the holidays, many network TV shows take a hiatus – returning with new episodes later in January.   So whether you are looking to fill a temporary void in your normal show rotation, or just want to watch some quality table tennis and bring your sporting interest more […]

ITTF Rankings: Fan, Xu, Harimoto Top the First 2019 Rankings

ITTF Rankings: Fan, Xu, Harimoto Top the First 2019 Rankings (by Steve Hopkins) Fan Zhendong and Xu Xin maintained their top two spots in the January 2019 ITTF World Rankings.  Tomakazu Harimoto has jumped up to third, riding the strength of his Grand Finals win in December.  Lin Gaoyuan and Timo Boll round out the […]

WAB Club Feature: World Champions Table Tennis Academy

WAB Club Feature: World Champions Table Tennis Academy (by Steve Hopkins) The motto is “Where Champions Are Made” and as one of the only full-time table tennis training facilities, the World Champions Table Tennis Academy (WCTTA) strives to achieve their motto with each activity. The facility is in Santa Clara, California, located in Silicon Valley in […]

2018: The Year in Review

2018: The Year in Review (By Steve Hopkins) It was an exciting 2018 in the world of table tennis. On the world stage, eight players won Tour titles in 2018.  In Men’s Singles, Chinese players won nine of the twelve titles at the major events:  Fan Zhendong took three titles, Xu Xin and Ma Long each won […]

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