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2021 HITTA Fall Open

Giant RR where the top 2 players of each group will advance into Divisional Groups. From the Divisional groups the top 2 players in each group will advance into the Single Elimination (SE) rounds. U2400 & U1400 Format: Group RR, the top 2 players of each group will advance into Single Elimination. Time & Location […]

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888 TTC $15K BUTTERFLY / XIOM LABOR DAY CHALLENGE

Competition Date and Time: Friday, September 3 5pm – 8pm Saturday, September 4 9am – 9pm Sunday, September 5 9am – 9pm Monday, September 6 9am – 7pm Venue Information: 888 Table Tennis Center 888 Hinckley Road Burlingame, CA 94010 Questions? Please email tournaments@888ttc.com Competition Format: Giant round robin groups of 5-8 players; 3-4 players […]

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Progression to the next level – my 2021 US Nationals experience

(By Xianyao He) Having been to a few US Nationals in the past, I’m not new to Las Vegas. It was 2019 when I came here the last time. Despite being just two years ago, it seems to be an eternity to me. The world is different with COVID, which affected billions of people. There […]

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Coaching Tip of the Week: Practice Service Spin … on a Rug!

(By Larry Hodges) It’s often difficult to judge how much spin you are putting on the ball when you practice serves. Without this feedback, it’s not easy to improve your serves. So try this – find a large, carpeted room, and practice serving there. Spin the ball as if you were serving and try to […]

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TeamUSA in Action in Men’s and Women’s Teams

(by Steve Hopkins) The US Men’s Team began their match against Sweden with a difficult Doubles Match-up.  Nikhil Kumar and Zhou Xin were underdogs in their match against Kristian Karlsson and Anton Kallberg.  They fell 3-0.  The Karlsson/Kallberg team has played in numerous competitions, and they are also teammates on the top European Team, Borussia Dusseldorf […]

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Upcoming Action This Week in Tokyo

(by Steve Hopkins) Mixed Doubles ended first and the Singles (Men’s and Women’s) titles were awarded a few days ago.  So far, the medal count is 2 Gold Medals for China, 1 Gold for Japan, all three Silvers for China, and Bronze Medals for Germany (Men’s Singles), Japan (Women’s Singles), and Taipei (Mixed Doubles).  Total Medals: […]

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WAB CLUB FEATURE: My Table Tennis Club Markham

(by Steve Hopkins) My Table Tennis Club (MyTTC) is headquartered near the town center of Markham, a suburb of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.  The Markham headquarters is 9,000 square feet with high ceilings, 18 tables, and 750 lux lighting that is ideal for table tennis.  They also have a Mississauga campus with 18,000 square feet […]

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North Carolina Table Tennis Hall of Fame

The North Carolina Table Tennis Hall of Fame will be inducting its first class on Saturday, Aug.7 in Raleigh, NC. We want to invite all table tennis fans who want to honor our inductees to join us at a banquet at Seasons 52 Restaurant at 5PM to celebrate the accomplishments of Norm Kilpatrick, Bowie Martin, […]

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Westchester July Open Results and Photos

(Courtesy of Westchester Table Tennis Center / Photo by Glen Randmer) 158 players, including six rated over 2500. Open F: Jishan Liang def. Kai Zhang (5,6,-4,9) SF: Jishan Liang def. Jian Li (3,8,5); Kai Zhang def. Felix Lartey (7,-9,5,6) QF: Jishan Liang def. Yanjun Gao (9,6,-6,12); Jian Li def. Aditya Sareen (6,3,-8,1); Felix Lartey def. […]

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Triangle Butterfly July Open results and photos

(By Alec Carney) We had 5 new players compete in our July Tournament. Mark Maci made his name well-known has he went undefeated (6-0) in the U1200 coming out with an initial rating of 1140. Several players earned well over 100+ rating points in this tournament: Qi Fan +381, Akhila Chitti +251, Manny Castillo +130, […]

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Pete May: Augusta native, passionate athlete, national table-tennis champion

July 27, 2021
(Courtesy of Miguel Legoas / Augusta Chronicle) Pete May sat on the porch of his Augusta home in… Read More

It’s been a long time since my last Nationals

July 26, 2021
(By Sally Moyland) This time, the event wasn’t held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Instead, the tournament… Read More

2021 Charlotte TTC Open Tournament Series – July Results

July 26, 2021
Congratulations to Bowmar Sports’ coach Rachid El Boubou for winning the A Group and Open Singles To learn… Read More

2021 FREMONT BUTTERFLY JULY OPEN TOURNAMENT

July 26, 2021
(Courtesy of Fremont Table Tennis Academy) The Fremont Butterfly July Open tournament took place this past weekend (July… Read More

Coaching Tip of the Week: Don’t “Guide” Your Loop

July 26, 2021
(By Larry Hodges) Many players, when learning to loop or when under pressure, try to guide the shot… Read More

WAB Featured Club: Washington DC Table Tennis

July 25, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) With weekly leagues, open play, tournaments, and coaching opportunities, the Washington DC Table Tennis Center… Read More

Table Tennis Stream Info for Summer Games: Friday Evening

July 22, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) In the US, NBC will be providing broadcasts of the Summer Olympic Games through their… Read More

2021 U17 U.S. National Team Trials: A Breakthrough

July 19, 2021
(By Isabella Xu) In past National Youth Ranking Tournaments, I usually placed at around second-to-last every single time.… Read More
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