The 2018 ITTF Men’s World Cup was a table tennis competition held in Paris, France, from 19 to 21 October 2018. It was the 39th edition of the ITTF-sanctioned event, and the third time that it was staged in Paris. Fan Zhendong (CHN) lost only two games throughout the tournament to take the cup at […]
The 2018 ITTF Women’s World Cup delivered on all accounts from Chengdu, China. Reigning World and Olympic Champion Ding Ning (CHN) won her third World Cup in three tries! Defeating defending champion ZHU Yuling 4-0 (11-9, 11-8, 12-10, 11-8). “Today, even though I was able to win 4-0, it’s definitely not an easy match, especially towards the latter […]
Choosing a Blade by Samson Dubina Search by looking at 8 different criteria… Choosing the right blade is one of the most important equipment decisions you will ever make. Thankfully, the Paddle Palace catolog lists the exact desciptions of each blade they sell. In this article, I’m going to talk about the details of various […]
Vladimir Samsonov vs Truls Moregardh at the 2018 European Championships 18-23 September, Alicante, Spain ETTC 2018 Daily Schedule Knock-outs Groups Truls Moregardh, Sweden Blade: Carbonado 290 Rubber: Mantra H Paddle Palace PRO SPECIAL: Stiga Carbonado 245 with Stiga Mantra H $305.85 SALE $229.95 Biggest Achievements: Boys’ Singles Silver Medalist 2017 ITTF World Junior Championships Gold Medal Europe Youth […]
You know everything about world number one Fan Zhendong on the table, now learn everything you need to know about the Chinese superstar off the table by watching this exclusive ITTF interview. FAN ZHENDONG Blade: STIGA Infinity VPS V Purchase the STIGA Infinity VPS V Combo Special – $179.95 $144.95 Sale Biggest Achievements: 3 x World Champion Men’s […]
Sponge Hardness by Samson Dubina In table tennis, there are various ways to win points – with speed, spin, consistency, placement, and variation. Players utilize each of these elements differently and therefore need different equipment. In this article, I focus on the benefits of playing with soft, medium, or hard sponge. Spin is vitally important. […]
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