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Proud US Campaign in Dusseldorf Comes to an End

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) The ever exciting campaign of the 2017 US National Table Tennis Team has come to an end on Day 5 of the 2017 ITTF Liebherr World Table Tennis Championships. On Day 4 the mission towards singles success had been thwarted in the round of 32 men’s and women’s singles draws, but with […]

Zhang and Wu Progress to Quarterfinal in Dusseldorf

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Lily Zhang and Wu Yue have continued their stellar run in the Women’s Doubles event at the 2017 Leibherr ITTF World Table Tennis Championships in Dusseldorf, Germany. As the crowds grow and the focus shrinks to a select few tables in the main hall, the match quality is on its way up […]

Kanak Jha Achieves Career Win in Dusseldorf

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON ) Kanak Jha was the player to upset the order today with a career win over Romania’s Adrian Crisan. Jha had qualified through to the main draw, winning all his preliminary matches (read more). His opponent a quarterfinalist in both the 2012 London and 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, formerly top […]

Five US Players to Contend WTTC Singles Main Draw

Five US Players to Contend WTTC Singles Main Draw (BY MATT HETHERINGTON ) Five US Players to Contend WTTC Singles Main Draw Tomorrow the Singles Main Draw begins at the 2017 Leibherr ITTF World Table Tennis Championships in Dusseldorf, Germany. Five players from the USA have earned their way into the main draw, the full […]

Zhang and Chodri Set For Center Court Mixed Doubles Showdown

(BY MATT HETHERINGTON) Zhang and Chodri Set For Center Court Mixed Doubles Showdown Our team of Kunal Chodri and Lily Zhang have fought hard to make the main draw of the Mixed Doubles event at the 2017 Leibherr ITTF World Table Tennis Championships where they will face off against a tough opposition on center court. […]

TeamUSA Prepare for WTTC in Papendal, Netherlands

TeamUSA Prepare for WTTC in Papendal, Netherlands (BY ANGELA GUAN) After an eleven-hour flight from SFO to Paris (for most of us), we waited about five hours in Paris before flying to Dusseldorf, Germany. From there, we took a two-hour car-ride to Papendel, the Netherlands Olympic training center in Arnhem, Netherlands. For the past three […]

Tribute to Kunal Chodri

Tribute to Kunal Chodri (By Bruce Liu) Congratulations to Kunal who just qualified for the 2017 US National Team. This is just a taste of what’s behind the scene. Kunal did all these while being a full-time student in high school. Not an easy task!

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