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ITTF Calendar: Japan Open Latest Covid Casualty

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo Courtesy of ITTF) The 2020 ITTF Calendar continues to shrink as they deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic.  ITTF announced today that the Japan Open has been cancelled.  This event was scheduled at the end of April, and it had been postponed with the hopes of playing the event this Fall.  The announcement […]

Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum, Japan Open Recap

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo courtesy of ITTF) The Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum, LION Japan Open concluded on Sunday in Sapporo.  As a Platinum event on the World Tour, this tournament featured nearly all of the top players.  The top half of the Men’s draw had Fan Zhendong (World No.1) as the top seed and […]

Newly Qualified Olympic Players Head to Laox Japan Open

Newly Qualified Olympic Players Head to Laox Japan Open Courtesy of ITTF The world’s best table tennis players arrive in Tokyo for the Japan Open. 77 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualified players have made the trip to the 2016 ITTF World Tour Laox Japan Open which begun today in Tokyo, Japan. The Japan […]

European Games Title, Source of Motivation, New Lease of Life for Li Jiao

European Games Title, Source of Motivation, New Lease of Life for Li Jiao 2015 ITTF World Tour, Japan Open (Super) Courtesy of ITTF A place in the main draw at stake, the leading ladies in the concluding qualification round of the Women’s Singles event at the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour Japan Open in […]

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