The 2019 Australian Open main draw has begun!

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:30:00 -0700

Last week saw Xu Xin victorious at the Korean Open defeating World Champion Ma Long in the semi final and host nations Jeoung Youngsik in the final. The World Tour circuit now moves onto the Australian Open which is now in the last 32 stage. Xu Xin victorious against Ma Long at lasts weeks Korean Open - Photo: ITTF Flickr After a tough preliminary stage, the top 16 seeds were placed against the successful qualifiers in the round of 32.

Timo Boll, Mattias Falck, Pitchford ready for European Games 2019!

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 02:43:00 -0700

The 2nd edition of the European games is to be held in Belarus from the 21st to the 30th June 2019. The event was envisioned by the European Olympic committee and is only meant for the European countries. A total of 15 sports are being covered in the games so it is all to play for! Timo Boll ready (Photos via ITTF Flickr) The last games were held in Baku in 2015 and this year the games return for another installment! Dimitrij Ovtcharov took the men’s singles title in 2015

Hong Kong Open 2019 - Have the top Chinese managed to tame Harimoto?

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:42:00 -0700

Lin Gaoyuan is crowned champion with a crushing 4-2 win over Tomokazu Harimoto! The Chinese player continued his fine form off the back of the China Open last month with a run of good wins in Hong Kong. After dispatching Ricardo Walther in the last 32, Lin took out some of his Chinese teammates including Ma Te, who had comfortably dispatched Liam Pitchford, Wang Chuqin (4-2) in the quarters, and the in-form Liang Jingkun (4-1) in the semi-finals before meeting the

Liu Guoliang on whos better: Jan Ove Waldner or Ma Long!

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 06:59:00 -0700

Last weekend saw Ma Long claim gold at the 2019 World Championships. This is the third World Championship title Ma Long has secured in his career, bringing up the question among many fans, does this make Ma Long the greatest table tennis player of all time? Well one person had their say, Liu Guoliang! Liu Guoliang and Ma Long (Photo by ITTF Flickr) USA's Kanak Jha just finished a practice session with Ma Long on the 19th April and asked the question to Liu Guoliang, "who would