Sunday, May 3, 2015
After three failed attempts in 2009, 2011, 2013, Ma Long finally made it.
He beat the surprise finalist Fang Bo 4-2 (who had upset Grand Slam champion Zhang Jike).
Earlier in the Championship, Ding Ning won the Women's final.
Photos courtesy of the ITTF and Rajeev Sharma.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Table Tennis is now the sport with the highest country memberships in the world. It replaces FIVB with 222 countries now in its fold.
ITTF president Thomas Weikart made the announcement recently.
Sao Tome and Principe and South Sudan were the most recent ITTF joinees. Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde and Bahamas do not have Table Tennis associations. ITTF is working with the National Olympic Committees of these countries.