Olympic Champion Ma Long has come back strong off an injury to claim his 28th career title on the ITTF Tour to surpass Belarussian legend Vladimir Samsonov’s 15 year-long record by winning the China Open. Over nine weeks, Ma won the Qatar Open, the World Championships, and the China Open.

After the China Open, the reigning World & Olympic Champion sat down with the ITTF to discuss his new record, how he stays motivated and passionate about the game.

Enjoy highlights from the Men’s Singles finals of the China Open, World Championships and Qatar Open.

Ma Long’s choice of blades is the DHS Hurricane Long 5, the #12 Best-Selling blade of 2018. This blade is also available as a popular COMBO SPECIAL!

The DHS Hurricane Long 5 adopts 7-ply aryl-carbon fiberboard with Pith-Film technology to offer great power and stable control. It is continuing Ma Long’s quick and changeable style featuring a swift shift between attack and backcourt returns. This is Ma Long’s choice of blade for the new poly balls. Flared Handle.