German Open – Showcases 47 of top 50 in the World

Dimitry Ovtcharov, 2013 European Champion

Dimitry Ovtcharov, 2015 European Champion

The German Open will be the first ITTF Tour Event of 2016. The announcement this week shows some real excitement for the event – and not just among Germany’s elite players. The draw will include 47 of the top 50 men in the World Rankings – and, in fact, every player in the TOP 30 in the World will be in attendance.

Tune in to paddlepalace.com to watch the live stream beginning on January 31. We will show every match on the featured table live.

The Top 30 Seeds at the 2016 German Open:

1 MA Long CHN
2 FAN Zhendong CHN
3 XU Xin CHN
4 Dimitrij Ovtcharov GER
5 ZHANG Jike CHN
6 Jun MIZUTANI JPN
7 CHUANG Chih-Yuan TPE
8 Marcos FREITAS POR
9 FANG Bo CHN
10 Vladimir Samsonov BLR
11 WONG Chun Ting HKG
12 JUNG Youngsik KOR
13 Koki NIWA JPN
14 JOO Saehyuk KOR
15 An CHN YAN
16 TANG Peng HKG
17 LEE Sangsu KOR
18 Yuya OSHIMA JPN
19 GAO Ning SIN
20 Andrej GACINA CRO
21 Maharu YOSHIMURA JPN
22 Stefan FEGERL AUT
23 Robert Gardos
24 Panagiotis GIONIS GRE
25 Woojin KOR Jang
26 Kenta Matsudaira JPN
27 Tiago Apolonia POR
28 Masataka Morizono JPN
29 Omar ASSAR EGY
30 Pär GERELL SWE

 

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