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Top seeds recover from precipice, desolation for Trans-Atlantic pairing

Top seeds recover from precipice, desolation for Trans-Atlantic pairing

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Top seeds recover from precipice, desolation for Trans-Atlantic pairing Success for the top two seeded pairs at the quarter-final stage of the Women’s Doubles event on the morning of Friday 17th November at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Swedish Open in Stockholm. The facts read that Hong Kong’s […]

2017 Star Awards Male&Female Table Tennis Star Nominees Announced

2017 Star Awards Male & Female Table Tennis Star Nominees Announced

(Courtesy of ETTU.org) 2017 Star Awards Male&Female Table Tennis Star Nominees Announced The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is excited to announce the nominees for the 2017 Male & Female Table Tennis Stars & Star Point, with the winners to be crowned at the 2017 ITTF Star Awards in Astana, Kazakhstan on 14th December 2017. The […]

BUTTERFLY PLAYERS RIP UP THE SCRIPT AT THE GERMAN OPEN

BUTTERFLY PLAYERS RIP UP THE SCRIPT AT THE GERMAN OPEN

(Courtesy of ButterflyMag) BUTTERFLY PLAYERS RIP UP THE SCRIPT AT THE GERMAN OPEN What a week it has been in Magdeburg at the 2017 ITTF German Open, where players seemed to forget all about their rankings, and huge upsets became almost expected. The first sign that the German Open wasn’t going to go the way […]

Turning up the heat, Adriana Diaz ice cool in freezing Stockholm

Turning up the heat, Adriana Diaz ice cool in freezing Stockholm

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Turning up the heat, Adriana Diaz ice cool in freezing Stockholm Sweating palms, tense moments, brought the group stage of the Women’s Singles event, at the qualification tournament for the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Swedish Open, to a close Korea’s Lee Zion turned up the heat, Puerto Rico’s […]

TeamUSA's Final Preparations Begin for World Junior Championships

TeamUSA’s Final Preparations Begin for World Junior Championships

(By USATT) TeamUSA’s Final Preparations Begin for World Junior Championships On Sunday, 11/19, 7 of the 8 members of the US Junior team to participate at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Italy along with Coach Joerg Bitzigeio will head to Riva Del Garda. Ishana Deb and Coach Gao Jun will join the team on […]

800 Players, $50,000 in Prize Money and 97 Events 2017 US Open

800 Players, $50,000 in Prize Money and 97 Events Highlights 2017 US Open

(BY RICHARD FINN) 800 Players, $50,000 in Prize Money and 97 Events 2017 US Open Held continuously since 1931, this year’s U.S. Open will return to Las Vegas Dec. 17-22. It remains to be one of the premier events on the USATT calendar and attracts players from across the country and the world. Early rounds […]

America's Ping Pong Prodigy: The 16 Project Video

America’s Ping Pong Prodigy: The 16 Project Video

(Courtesy of VICE Sports) America’s Ping Pong Prodigy: The 16 Project Video When Kanak Jha was 16, he became the youngest American Olympian participate in the Rio Games. Only a year later, he now is considered the top-ranked US Men’s Ping Pong Player. Looking to take that next step in his development and training, the […]

Net or not? A leap of faith

Net or not? A leap of faith

(by Wade Townsend) Net or not? A leap of faith When Timo Boll leapt for the ball against Lin Gaoyuan at the recent German Open, he didn’t know he was about to set the internet in to a frenzy. Lin’s shot clipped the net, bounced on the table and then bounced on… well it bounced […]