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Pan Am Games: USA are Men’s Team Champions

(by Steve Hopkins) In the Team format used at the Pan Am games, Doubles is the first match played.  The two players who make the doubles team are only eligible to play one of the remaining four singles matches, so most teams hold back their strongest singles player so that that player can play twice […]

Pan Am Update: A Puncher’s Chance – USA Upset Brazil

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) Team USA has completed an upset of the Brazil Team in the Semifinals of the Pan American Games in Lima.  The wins went to Tio/Kumar in doubles, Nikhil Kumar, and Kanak Jha. The Brazilian Team entered as the top seed with good reason.  They are anchored by Hugo Calderano, the […]

Pam Am Games (Day 6) – USA Teams Advance to Semifinals

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 2019 Pan American Games is through the fifth day in Lima, Peru.  The tournament began on August 4 and will continue through August 10.  The tournament has now completed the Singles and Doubles events and just the Team events remain. The top seed in Men’s Singles is Hugo Calderano […]

Pan Am Games (Day 5) – USA Teams Cruise

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 2019 Pan American Games is through the fifth day in Lima, Peru.  The tournament began on August 4 and will continue through August 10.  The tournament has now completed the Singles and Doubles events and just the Team events remain. The top seed in Men’s Singles is Hugo Calderano (World […]

Pan Am Games (Day 4) – Singles Finals

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 2019 Pan American Games is through the fourth day in Lima, Peru.  The tournament began on August 4 and will continue through August 10.  The tournament has now completed the Singles and Doubles events with the Team events remaining. The top seed in Men’s Singles is Hugo Calderano (World No. […]

Pan Am Games (Day 3) – Doubles Finals and Singles Quarters

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The 2019 Pan American Games is through the third day in Lima, Peru.  The tournament began on August 4 and will continue through August 10.  The tournament features Doubles events, Singles events, and Team events. The top seed in Men’s Singles is Hugo Calderano (World No. 6).  His teammate, Gustavo Tsuboi, […]

Pan Am Games (Day 2) – Doubles Events Progress

Pan Am Games – Doubles Events Progress (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 […]

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 […]

Pan Am Games Team Trial Review

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by USATT) The 2019 Pan Am Games Team Trial and 1st Adult National Ranking Tournament concluded this weekend at Santa Monica College in California.  In-kind value prizes were given to the first three finishers ($1500 for first, $1,000 for second, and $750 for third).  The winner of each event (male/female) qualify to […]

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