Many of the world’s top table tennis players will be arriving on the Gold Coast on Friday ahead of next week’s $500,000 Australian Open, the most lucrative event on the ITTF World Tour this year.
Six of the world’s top ten male players and seven of the best female players in the world have been confirmed for next week’s Seamaster Australian Open Table Tennis tournament on the Gold Coast, the most lucrative event on the ITTF World Tour this year.
Jian Fang Lay secured Australia’s only win in the main draw of the singles competition at the Table Tennis World Championships overnight in Dusseldorf, Germany.
A four month training stint at the home of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has Kane Townsend ready for action as the World Championships get underway today.
Australia’s table tennis section may not have converted many matches into wins, but still they are pleased with their performance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Australia’s table tennis campaign at the Rio Olympics has ended with the men’s team of David Powell, Heming Hu and Chris Yan defeated 0-3 by a slick sixth-seeded Hong Kong.
The Commonwealth Games bronze medal-winning women’s table tennis team may have been knocked out of Olympic competition for 2016, but they’re proud of their efforts in Rio.