Monday, November 2, 2015

Liu Shiwen wins World Table Tennis Cup; equals record held by Zhang Yining and Wang Nan

Liu Shiwen won the World Women's Cup of Table Tennis at Sendai by beating Kasumi Ishikawa of the host nation in straight sets. By winning the title again, she equaled the record that is held by Wang Nan and Zhang Yining.

Shiwen beat Ishikawa in straight sets, in a match that saw Ishikawa overawed by the occasion of her first major final.

In one of the most sensational results at the quarter final stage, Petrissa Solja had beaten local superstar, Ai Fukuhara 4-3 coming back from the dead from 0-3 down, and deuce in the fourth.

World Cup Final (Women) Result:

Liu Shiwen beat Kasumi Ishikawa 14-12, 11-2, 11-9, 11-2

Semi finals:
Liu Shiwen beat Petrissa Solja 11-8, 12-10, 11-3, 11-3

Kasumi Ishikawa beat Li Jiao 6-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-6, 15-13, 11-5

Photo courtesy of the ITTF.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Table Tennis tournaments in the US in October last weekend 2015

Oct. 31, 2015
October Open    
Davison, Michigan
1 Star

Oct. 31 - Nov. 01, 2015
Tucson Open and Giant Round Robin Tournament    
Tucson, Arizona
0 Star

Oct. 31 - Nov. 01, 2015
2015 Xiom Fall Open    
Sterling, Virginia
0 Star

Oct. 31 - Nov. 01, 2015
Robo-Pong October 2015 BTTC Open    
Dania Beach, Florida
3 Star

Oct. 31, 2015
Baton Rouge 2015 Fall Open    
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 Star
Oct. 31, 2015
LYTTC October Open    
Dunellen, New Jersey
2 Star

Oct. 31 - Nov. 01, 2015
Philly Open Tournament    
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 Star

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Jammu and Kashmir State Inter District Table Tennis Championship

The 37th Jammu and Kashmir State Inter-District Table Tennis Championship is currently going on at the Indoor Complex, MA Stadium. Players from all over Jammu and Kashmir are participating in the prestigious tournament.

The tournament is being organized by Jammu and Kashmir Table Tennis Association (JKTTA).

SK Sharma, Executive Director Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Northern Region-II, inaugurated the tournament. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is a sponsor of the tournament.


Odhisha State Ranking Table Tennis tournament at Bhubaneshwar

The All Odisha Ranking Table Tennis Tournament will be held at the Shaeed Nagar Indoor hall at Bhubaneshwar from 31st. The tournament will be hosted by the Khurda District Table Tennis Association.

Competitions will be held in all the major age groups and senior categories. Doubles competition will also be held for boys and Men's categories.


Monday, October 26, 2015

Manushree bags triple crown in Singles at Table Tennis State Championships

Manushree Patil of Mumbai Suburban District won three titles at the Table Tennis State Championships at Balewadi.

She beat Swastika Ghosh, Ashlesha Trehan, and Shruti Amrute in the Sub Junior, Junior and Youth girls singles.

Ravindra Kotiyan and Divya Mahajan won the Men's and Women's singles titles while local boy Chinmay Datar won the Youth Boy's crown besides finishing runner up in the Men's singles.


Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Ma Long, Ding Ning top seeds at the Polish World Tour Table Tennis tournament at Warsaw

The GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour, Polish Open (Major), will be held from 21 Oct 2015 - 25 Oct 2015 at Warsaw, Poland.

The tournament assumes importance as it will be an important opportunity for players to qualify for the prestigious, season-ending Grand finals.

World Champion and World No. 1 is the top seed in the Men's section while Ding Ning is heading the seeding list on the Women's side.

Other stars who are participating are Xu Xin, Fan Zhendong, Zhang Jike, Mizutani, Ovtcharov, Liu Shiwen, Zhu Yuling, Li Xiaoxia, Ai Fukuhara and others.