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EURO 16 Update Day 1: Boll/Ovtcharov Advance, Other Top Seeds Fall

(by Steve Hopkins) Montreax, Switzerland is host to the 2019 CCB Europe Top 16 Cup.  This invitational brings the top 16 men and women in Europe together for a two-day tournament.  Timo Boll, Mattias Falck, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, and Liam Pitchford were the top four seeds for the men, but only two escaped their opening match.  […]

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EURO 16 Preview

(by Steve Hopkins) Montreax, Switzerland is host to the 2019 CCB Europe Top 16 Cup.  This invitational brings the top 16 men and women in Europe together for a two-day tournament.  Timo Boll, Mattias Falck, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, and Liam Pitchford are the top four seeds for the men.  Sofia Polcanova, Bernadetter Szocs, Elizabeta Samara and […]

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Pan Am Cup Day 1: Upsets by USA and Canada

(by Steve Hopkins / Photo by ITTF) Guaynabo, Puerto Rico is host to the Universal 2019 ITTF Pan America Cup.  Sixteen participants were invited and seeded based upon World Ranking.  Four players were seeded into the semifinals, and then the rest of the field are placed in 3-person round robins with the winner advancing to […]

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ITTF February Rankings: China Top Three in Both Lists, USA’s Jha in Top 50

(by Steve Hopkins) With hype building in the United States for the Super Bowl this weekend, the ITTF published an article about table tennis viewership in China.  For the biggest event of our biggest sport, Nielsen ratings generally show about a 43% viewership number (103 million viewers) – meaning almost half of the TVs on […]

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WAB Featured Club: Canadian Elite Table Tennis Training Centre

(by Steve Hopkins) The Canadian Elite Table Tennis Training Centre (“Elite”) is a table tennis club and training centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Mississauga is just to the West of Toronto, about 30 kilometers from the city center.  The facility is just off the Ontario 401 Express, easily accessible to the greater Toronto area.   The […]

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2019 Butterfly Pong Planet Open

Date: April 27-28, 2019Location: Pong Planet – 848 Brittan Ave, San Carlos, CA 9407 ENTRY DEADLINE: All entries must be RECEIVED BY April 20, 2019. Slots are limited to ensure tournament quality. Late entries may be accepted with a $15 late fee. No refund after the deadline. No entry will be accepted without an entry […]

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Picking Football Winners…. with Table Tennis Logic (SuperBowl Edition)

(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.  In early January, I used table tennis logic to pick the winner in the Clemson-Alabama College Football National Championship game […]

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Ask The Experts: Jun Gao., No. 203

Ask The Experts: Jun Gao., No. 203Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: My son is 13 years old playing table tennis from 4 years.Want to change his equipment. Which blade and rubbers he should go for he is no 2 ranked in his state.He has controlled game attacks from both backhand and forehand. Answer:  […]

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Progressive Drills to Improve Rallying Skills

(By Larry Hodges ) Many players rally very well in drills, but not so much in matches. Once they get into a match, they not only lose consistency, but they also rally like a drill, hitting the ball right back at the opponent rather than trying to win the point with placement. Here is a […]

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Rhode Island Winter Open Recap

(by Steve Hopkins) The Rhode Island Winter Open was held on Sunday, January 27th at the Rhode Island Club in Manville.  With 8-10 in each of the six events there were a little over fifty entries for the day.  Each of the six events was a rating event: U1000, U1200, U1500, U1800, U2100, and Open.  […]

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EURO 16 Update Day 1: Boll/Ovtcharov Advance, Other Top Seeds Fall

February 2, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) Montreax, Switzerland is host to the 2019 CCB Europe Top 16 Cup.  This invitational brings… Read More

EURO 16 Preview

February 2, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) Montreax, Switzerland is host to the 2019 CCB Europe Top 16 Cup.  This invitational brings… Read More

Pan Am Cup Day 1: Upsets by USA and Canada

February 2, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins / Photo by ITTF) Guaynabo, Puerto Rico is host to the Universal 2019 ITTF Pan… Read More

ITTF February Rankings: China Top Three in Both Lists, USA’s Jha in Top 50

February 1, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) With hype building in the United States for the Super Bowl this weekend, the ITTF… Read More

WAB Featured Club: Canadian Elite Table Tennis Training Centre

February 1, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) The Canadian Elite Table Tennis Training Centre (“Elite”) is a table tennis club and training… Read More

2019 Butterfly Pong Planet Open

January 31, 2019
Date: April 27-28, 2019Location: Pong Planet – 848 Brittan Ave, San Carlos, CA 9407 ENTRY DEADLINE: All entries… Read More

Picking Football Winners…. with Table Tennis Logic (SuperBowl Edition)

January 30, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) It’s no surprise to anyone reading this post that my sport doesn’t make headlines in… Read More

Ask The Experts: Jun Gao., No. 203

January 28, 2019
Ask The Experts: Jun Gao., No. 203Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: My son is 13 years… Read More
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