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Vincent Picard justifies status, wins junior boys’ singles title - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor After recording a quarter-final win against Saudi Arabia’s Khalid Alshareif, followed by success against Nigeria’s Taiwo Matti, he accounted for Slovakia’s Filip Delincak to seal the title. Disappointment for both Taiwo Mati and Filip Delincak but there was…

Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum, Japan Open Recap 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 as the top seed and Xu Xin as the next highest seed. That half also included Ma Long and Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Woojin Wang.

Four more champions crowned at Nationals Ollie Maric-Murray and Maliha Baig won the Under-12 titles and Sienna Jetha and Kacper Piwowar the Under-10 golds on the second day of the PG Mutual U10-U13 National Championships. Maric-Murray and Baig both stepped up from the Under-11 titles they won last year, while for Jetha it was a case of retaining the same title she claimed last time.

Chinese success continues in Taicang - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor At the final hurdle of the junior boys’ singles event, Quan Kaiyuan accounted for Japan’s Horoto Shinosuka, having in the latter stages overcome Japan’s Yuma Tanigaki and India’s Manush Utpalbhai Shah. Impressive from Quan Kaiyuan,…

Table tennis will be on display at Aurora Games The all female multi sport competition held in Albany will now include Table Tennis!

Fan Zhendong vs Ma Long - 2019 ITTF Japan Open Highlights Watch the world's best players face off in the 2019 Japan Open!

Sapporo highlights: full house for Xu Xin, repeat performance by Sun Yingsha, clean sweep for China - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor In addition Chen Meng and Liu Shiwen were crowned men’s doubles champions. Men’s Singles…………After accounting for colleague Fan Zhendong, the top seed, Xu Xin beat Chinese Taipei’s 17 year old Lin Yun-Ju, the no.16 seed to secure the…

Xu Xin claims triple crown in Sapporo - International Table Tennis Federation By Simon Daish Fighting back to eliminate top seed Fan Zhendong earlier in the day, Xu Xin successfully booked his spot in the men’s singles final where he would meet a surprise opponent in the form of Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yun-Ju. Just 17 years of age, no.16 seed Lin Yun-Ju impressed with four victories in…

Sun Yingsha keeps her cool to earn second title - International Table Tennis Federation By Simon Daish Unseeded for the event, Sun Yingsha was required to negotiate the two-day qualification tournament before going on to claim main draw victories over Suh Hyowon, Kasumi Ishikawa and Wang Manyu to reach the last four. Recovering from a game down to beat second seed Chen Meng in the semi-finals, but in the…

Update final day: Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum Lion Japan Open - International Table Tennis Federation Touch of class Men’s Singles: Semi-Final Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yun-Ju, the no.16 seed, beat China’s Sun Wen to reserve his place in the men’s singles final. After losing the opening game, Lin Yun-Ju found a rhythm to his play, his control outstanding, he won the first nine points of the…

Xu Xin seeking to match Jang Woojin - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor At the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Platinum Shinhan Korea Open, Jang Woojin partnered DPR Korea’s Cha Hyo Sim to mixed doubles gold; in addition he won the men’s doubles in liaison with colleague Lim Jonghoon, before securing the men’s singles title.

The stalwart defender, Igor Solopov passes away - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor Born on Monday 17th April 1961 in Magnitogorsk, a Russian city located in the foothills of the Ural Mountains, his table tennis career started in the country of his birth in 1971, before eventually moving to Tallinn in Estonia.

Jakub Goldir and Egypt’s Zaid Elshawa raise the eyebrows, surprise quarter-finalists - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor After recording an opening round win against Saudi Arabia’s Salem Alsuwailem, 13 year old Jakub Goldir accounted for Algeria’s Abdelbasset Chaichi, the no.4 seed to reserve his place in the round of the last eight. Similarly, Zaid Elshawa…

Green Day: Connor and Anna top of the charts Twins Connor and Anna Green continue to amass matching titles as both won the Under-13 singles at the PG Mutual U10-U13 National Championships. Both lived up to their top seedings as they stepped up from the Under-12 titles they won last year. In the Under-11s, top seed Ralph Pattison and second seed Mia Longman were the two champions,.

Rory McIlroy’s Wife, Erica McIlroy, Seated With Golfer at the ‘Young Table’ at U.S. Open Rory McIlroy and wife, Erica McIlroy, found themselves at the "young table" at the 2019 U.S. Open dinner. Find out more about the happy couple.

Table Tennis Balls Market Research Data & Analysis - Industry Size & share Global Table Tennis Balls Market report presents a complete and systematic structure of the Table Tennis Balls market at a global level that covers all the key aspects related to it. This newly published report studies the global Table Tennis Balls market for the projected period From 2019 to 2024.

Initial phase defeats, first round successes - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor Notably in the junior boys’ singles event there were a total reversals of fortune. One day earlier India’s Manush Utpalbhai Shah, the top seed, had experienced defeat at the hands of Japan’s Kazuya Sugimoto ; the end result was that Kazuya Sugimoto, who remained unbeaten, secured first…

Sky High June Open Results June 9, 2019, Aurora, Colorado. By: Richard McAfee, Tournament Director. Sky High Table Tennis Club, located at the Beck Recreation Center in Aurora, Colorado, hosted an USATT 2-Star Tournament on June 9th.

Sapporo highlights: Sun shines, star names in shadows - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor We look forward to SUNday. Men’s Singles: Quarter-Finals…………Sun Wen beat colleague Liang Jingkun, the no.6 seed………….Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yun-Ju, the no.16 seed, displayed immense control to overcame Brazil’s Hugo Calderano, the no.7 seed and thus booked his place in…

Xu Xin and Zhu Yuling secure mixed doubles gold in Sapporo - International Table Tennis Federation By Simon Daish Fifth seeds Xu Xin and Zhu Yuling booked their spot in the final with a strong 3-0 display against the title-winning pair from the 2019 China Open and 2019 Hong Kong Open in Lin Yun-Ju and Cheng I-Ching earlier in the day. A convincing victory for the Chinese combination but a difficult…

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Update day two: Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum Lion Japan Open - International Table Tennis Federation A better day Mixed Doubles: Semi-Finals The previous day, it may not have been one of the best for the host nation’s Tomokazu Harimoto and Hina Hayata, both departed in the first round of the respective men’s singles and women’s singles events. One day later, together life was much better; at the semi-final stage of…

Lin Yun-Ju, add name to the list - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor Both faced Chinese adversaries, Tomokazu Harimoto was beaten by Sun Wen, Lin Yun-Ju, after overcoming Korea Republic’s Cho Seungmin, accounted for Lin Gaoyuan, the no.2 seed. Disappointing for the home fans but remember Tomokazu…

Yet to make the next step, a chance for Gu Yuting - International Table Tennis Federation By Ian Marshall, Editor Both were wins contrary to status, presently on the women’s world rankings, Gu Yuting is listed at no.40, He Zhuojia at no.18, Mima Ito at no.7; furthermore, He Zhuojia was the runner up at the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals, Mima Ito is seen as the major challenger to…

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