Tuesday, December 29, 2015

New York Table Tennis League

Just discovered some interesting information about a Table Tennis league in New York. A blog written and updated by M Vergara, a passionate Table Tennis enthusiast, the blog provides information about schedule, clubs that participate and names of players.
The winners of this league go on to play the National league finals, usually at Las Vegas

Link to the blog on New York Table Tennis league:
http://newyorktabletennisleague.blogspot.in/

Monday, December 21, 2015

Veterans Table Tennis tournament at Khar Gymkhana

Khar Gymkhana will be hosting one of the first tournaments of the next calendar year. The tournament has been accorded the Maharashtra state ranking status and will run from January 8-10 2016.

Last date for accepting entries is 28th December, 2016.

Mr. Yogesh Desai is the Organizing Secretary.


Saturday, December 19, 2015

Soumyajit guides India to Gold medal at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

India won the Gold medal in the Men's section and Silver in the Women's at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at Surat. Soumyajit was the hero for the Indian men's team.

Results:

Men’s Team:

Gold Medal match: India beat England 3-1 (Harmeet Desai lost to David McBeath 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 9-11, 9-11, Soumyajit Ghosh bt Helshan Weerasinghe 11-7, 11-4, 11-7, G. Sathiyan bt Tom Jarvis 11-3, 11-6, 11-5, Soumyajit Ghosh bt David McBeath 11-6, 11-3, 11-9, 11-8).

Women’s Team: Final: Singapore bt India 3-1 (Lin Ye bt Ankita Das 9-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-8, Zhou Yihan bt Manika Batra 11-9, 11-8, 8-11,11-9, Koh Kai Xin lost to Mouma Das 8-11, 7-11, 5-11, Lin Ye bt Manika Batra 11-8, 11-3, 11-6).

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Twitter group for Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships 2015

Have you joined the Twitter group for Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships 2015 at Surat? Join now and get some juicy updates.

Join on Twitter-
@cttc_surat
(CTTC 2015)

Teaser-
Who is the defending Women's and Men's Champion at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships?

Friday, December 4, 2015

Table Tennis great Jean-Michel Saive retires

Jean-Michel Saive, who until recently was battling against youngsters half his age on the International Table Tennis circuit, announced his retirement at a press conference at Brussels.

Saive played in seven Olympics and 20 World Championships. His best achievements are the runner-up position at the 1993 World Championships and the 1994 European Champion crown.
He was also world no. 1 for 16 weeks.

Photo courtesy of the ITTF.

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:

Finals:
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.