ESPN2 Broadcast Final of 2016 Women's World Cup of Table Tennis
Site Products
ESPN2 Broadcast Final of 2016 Women’s World Cup of Table Tennis

ESPN2 To Broadcast Final of Seamaster 2016 Women’s World Cup of Table Tennis

(By USATT)
ESPN2 Broadcast Final of 2016 Women’s World Cup of Table Tennis
ESPN2 and ESPN3 To Carry Top Women’s Table Tennis Event of the Year Live from Philadelphia

September 30, 2016 (Colorado Springs, CO) – USATT CEO Gordon Kaye announced today that the finals of the Seamaster 2016 ITTF Women’s World Cup of Table Tennis will be broadcast live on ESPN2 on Sunday, October 9th at 7pm ET. ESPN3 will air over five hours of live programming leading up to the final as well.  All quarterfinal, semifinal and Finals matches will stream live on WatchESPN and the ESPN App.

“Table tennis fans now across the country will get the chance to tune in on ESPN2 and ESPN3 and see the world’s best women play for one of the most prestigious titles in our sport, ” said Kaye. “Hosting the tournament here in the United States and having it broadcast on ESPN is a huge step forward in the promotion and growth of our sport here.”

The Seamaster 2016 Women’s World Cup of Table Tennis features the top female table tennis players in the world competing for $150,000 in prize money. This year’s event, which is being held at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA, is the first time a World Cup singles event has been hosted in the United States.

The broadcast schedule includes (all time Eastern Standard Time):

Saturday, October 8
7:00pm – 10:00pm Quarter Finals (4 matches) ESPN3/WatchESPN
Sunday, October 9
2:00pm – 4:00pm Semi-Finals (2 mathes) ESPN3/WatchESPN
6:00pm – 7:00pm 3rd/4th Place Match ESPN3/WatchESPN
7:00pm – 8:00pm Final ESPN2/WatchESPN

Tickets for the three-day event are on-sale now at www.liacourascenter.com.

Latest News

Nikhil Kumar and Lily Zhang Take Top Honors at US Nationals

July 6, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) Lily Zhang won her sixth and Nikhil Kumar won his first – each taking their… Read More

Coaching Tip Of The Week – Consistent Contact Leads to Consistency

July 5, 2022
(by Larry Hodges) There’s a stereotype of Chinese table tennis coaches that they often do just two things… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Xianyao He – Silicon Team Tournament Highlights

July 4, 2022
In this Butterfly Training Tips Xianyao He is competing in the Silicon Valley Team Tournament. Xianyao, is the… Read More

WAB CLUB FEATURE: New York Indoor Sports Club

July 3, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) With their club location in College Point, just off of the 678/Whitestone Expressway, the New York… Read More

2022 US National Team Trials

July 3, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) Sharon Alguetti finished first in the 2022 US National Team Trials Men’s Singles event and… Read More

NeuroPong & Table Tennis Connections

July 2, 2022
(by: Antonio Barbera, Table Tennis Connections Founder & CEO) Table Tennis Connections is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based… Read More

Bowmar Sports Tournament Highlights With Emanuel Otalvaro

July 2, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports) In this Tournament Highlights Cip, Emanuel Otalvaro is in action in two different WTT YOUTH… Read More

Top Gun: Maverick or Timo Boll?

July 1, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) The ITTF Foundation’s Social Media had a fun post today (see below, link here).  The… Read More
View All News

Get the latest from Butterfly

Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and more.