Category Archive: News

Jun 09

Ma Long Graduates At Shanghai University 2017!

Who’s says being a professional sportsman doesn’t give you time to study? Last week Ma Long won the 2017 World Championships, this week Ma Long just graduated at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a degree in Economics and Management! Ma Long graduating! Degrees usually take 4 years but not in Ma Long’s case. Due …

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Jun 07

Ma Long The 2017 World Champion! (VIDEOS)

This year the World Championships was bigger and better than ever before! From May 29th to June 5th, we were treated to an incredible show by the DTTB German hosts Düsseldorf in west Germany. A total of 606 players headed to the Messe Düsseldorf arena for the biggest event of the year! TableTennisDaily’s Dan was …

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Jun 03

2017 World Championships: The Story so far up to day 6!

2017 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Men’s singles: The Story so far up to day 6! What an incredible start to the 2017 World Table Tennis Championships! We’ve already had some electrifying matches, huge upsets, and records broken. Perhaps the biggest shock coming in the form of 13 year old Japanese wonder kid Tomokazu Harimoto. …

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May 30

Qualification Stage Completed! The WTTC Main Draw Has Commenced!

Qualification stage completed! The main draw starts tomorrow! Over the last 2 days the 2017 World Championships has seen some intense matches in the qualification stages in the men’s and women’s singles. Meanwhile the doubles categories have progressed further and have started the main draws already! The fans are increasing daily and you can feel …

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May 28

Draw Released For The World Championships 2017

Today the opening ceremony and draw took place in Dusseldorf at the World Championships and kicked off this huge, global competition. The players, officials and ITTF representatives were all present and excited to start off preceding’s. Ovtcharov and Apolonia awaiting draw results Written by Tom Lewis The draw was completed today which saw the top …

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May 25

Players To Look Out For At The 2017 World Championships!

With the World Championships soon upon us, the TableTennisDaily team have been discussing the players who are heading to Düsseldorf at the end of this month, and deciding who we think will be the players to look out for during the tournament… Defending World Champion Ma Long enters as the no.1 seed Written by Tom …

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Apr 27

Tomokazu Harimoto Signs Up For The $1.5 Million T2 Asia Pacific League!

NEWS: TOMOKAZU HARIMOTO SIGNS UP FOR T2 ASIA-PACIFIC TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE! On the 26th April 2017 T2 Apac announced the confirmation that Japanese wonderkid Tomokazu Harimoto will participate at this summers $1.5 million table tennis league in Hong Kong! This is one of the most anticipated table tennis events of all time and will be …

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Apr 23

Timo Boll Is The 2017 Korean Open Champion!

This year’s Korea Open saw some of the world’s best come together in Incheon to battle it out once again from the 20th to the 23rd of April. The men’s event saw some exciting battles and some huge points by some top Asian and European Players. The men’s singles was dominated by the Germans with …

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Apr 15

Ma Long Reflects On Losing First Match In 5 Years!

On the 14th April the round of 32 at the Asian Championships took place with one notable result in particular which went down as the biggest upset in 2017. The World Number 1, World Champion and Rio Olympic Champion Ma Long lost to Korea’s Jeong Sangeun (9-11, 8-11, 11-6, 6-11). This is the first time …

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Apr 14

Dimitrij Ovtcharov Signs Up For The $1.5 Million T2 Asia Pacific League!

NEWS: DIMITRIJ OVTCHAROV SIGNS UP FOR T2 ASIA-PACIFIC TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE! On the 11th April 2017 T2 Apac announced the confirmation that European Number 1 table tennis player DImitrij Ovtcharov will participate in this summers T2 Asia Pacific Table Tennis League! This is fantastic news with last month Timo Boll and Jun Mizutani confirming their …

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