** Dignics 05 On Sale! – Save 5% Thru September 3 **
CAD 1.32
Your Account
Pan Am Games – Underway in Lima

Pan Am Games – Underway in Lima

Pan Am Games – Underway in Lima

(by Steve Hopkins)

The 2019 Pan American Games are underway in Lima, Peru.  The tournament will run from August 4 to 10 with Doubles events starting Sunday and Singles and Team events later this week and concluding next weekend.

The top seed in Men’s Singles is Hugo Calderano (World No. 6).  His teammate, Gustavo Tsuboi, is the second seed (World No. 32), and USA’s Kanak Jha  (World No. 33) is the third seed.  The top Men’s Team seed is Brazil with Tsuoboi, Jouti, and Calderano.  Chile is the second seed with Gomez, Lamadrid, and Moya.  Team USA is seeded third with Kanak Jha, Nikhil Kumar, and Nicholas Tio.  The Puerto Rican team of Brian Afanador, Daniel Gonzalez, and Angel Naranjo is seeded sixth.  The Canadian team is seeded tenth (Eugene Wang, Jeremy Hazin, and Marko Medjugorac).

In Women’s Singles, Canada’s Mo Zhang is the top seed at World No. 27, Adriana Diaz (No. 30) of Puerto Rico is second, and Americans Jennifer Wu and Lily Zhang are third and fourth seed (at World No 35 and WSorld No. 66).  Team USA is the tournament’s top seed with Amy Wang joining Wu and Zhang.  Puerto Rico is the second seed with Adriana Diaz, Melanie Diaz, and Daniely Rios.  Team Canada if fifth with Mo Zhang, Alicia Cote, and Ivy Liao.

Early Results from Day 1 Doubles –

               Mixed: Puerto Rico’s Afanador/Diaz 4-0 over Ecuador.

               Mixed: Puerto Rico’s Afanador/Diaz 4-2 over Chile.

               Mixed: Canada’s Wang/Zhang 4-0 over Colombia.

               Mixed: Canada’s Wang/Zhang 4-0 over Cuba.

               Women: Canada’s Cote/Zhang 4-1 over Guatemala.

               Women: Canada’s Cote/Zhang 4-1 over Chile.

               Men: Puerto Rico’s Afanador/Gonzales 4-1 over Venezuela.

               Men: Canada’s Hazin/Wang 4-3 over Paraguay.

               Men:  USA’s Kumar/Tio 4-3 over Ecuador.

Check in at ButterflyOnline.com for updates throughout the event.

Latest News

LATTA Open Tournament: Aug. 24, 2019!!! Register Now!!!

August 21, 2019
Hello Table Tennis Enthusiasts, LATTA OPEN:  SATURDAY, AUG. 24, 2019 (USATT SANCTIONED TOURNAMENT!!! Come join us this Saturday… Read More

Ask The Experts: Jörg Bitzigeio, No. 268

August 21, 2019
Ask The Experts: Jörg Bitzigeio, No. 268 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Would like to check… Read More

Coaching Tip of the Week: Strategic Tactics

August 19, 2019
(By Larry Hodges) Tactical thinking is what you do to win now; Strategic Thinking is what you do… Read More

U.S. Juniors and Cadets Excel in El Salvador

August 19, 2019
(By Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 2019 El Salvador Junior & Cadet Open, an ITTF Junior Circuit Event, was… Read More

WAB CLUB FEATURE: PongPlanet

August 18, 2019
(By Steve Hopkins) PongPlanet is a full-time table tennis club with a variety of programs for adults and juniors… Read More

Bulgaria Open Recap: Harimoto’s First Win of 2019

August 18, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 2019 ITTF World Tour, ASAREL Bulgaria Open was played this week in… Read More

Tawny Banh Joins Butterfly

August 18, 2019
Tawny Banh Joins Butterfly (by Steve Hopkins) This week, Bowmar Sports announced that Tawny Banh, coach of Los… Read More

BUTTERFLY SOUTH SHORE HIGHLAND TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT

August 15, 2019
2019 South Shore Butterfly Open  $10,000 in Prize Money!   November 16-17, 2019   Highland, IN (Chicago Area)    … 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.