Top Table Tennis Players

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Table tennis also know as ping-pong. It’s the game that is usually played in the basement with an opponent, with wooden paddles in hand that made the distinctive noises when a ball was struck.
Did you know that table tennis is one of the most popular indoor sport in the world? Whether you’re young or old, everyone can enjoy playing table tennis at some level.

The table shall be in surface rectangular, 274 cm. (9 ft.) in length, 152.5 cm. (5 ft.) in width and should be (2 ft. 6 in.) above the floor.
The racquet may be of any size, shape, or weight but the blade shall be flat and rigid
A rally is the period during which the ball is in play.
A let is a rally of which the result is not scored.
Service shall start with the ball resting freely on the open palm of the server’s stationary free hand.
The server shall then project the ball near vertically upwards, without imparting spin,so that it rises as least 16 cm after leaving the palm and then make a shot after ball is coming down.

A player shall score the point. IF his opponent fails to make a good service, or If his opponent fails to make a good return,or If his opponent strikes the ball twice successively. or If his opponent’s free hand touches the playing surface. or the ball is dropped directly outside the table.

A game shall be won by the player first scoring 11 points unless both players score 10 points, when the game shall be won by the first player subsequently gaining a lead of 2 points.

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10. Timo Boll

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Timo Boll is a left-handed player who is known for his exceptional forehand topspin drive and a quick backhand loop. Timo Boll uses Timo Boll ALC for his blade and Tenergy 05 rubbers on both the forehand and backhand. He is left-handed player with a Shakehand grip.

Timo Boll was born on March 8, 1981 and his current age is 35 years. His place of birth is Erbach, Hessen, Germany and he has the nationality of Germany
Boll’s current ranking is no 10 in march 2016 his highest position recorded was 1 from January to March 2011.
Timo Boll has a height of 11.81 m and his weight is around 74 kg (163 lb).

9. Fan Zhendong

FAN-Zhendong

Zhendong uses Butterfly Viscaria blade with Stiga handle, black colored DHS Hurricane 3 blue sponge for his forehand and red colored Butterfly Tenergy 05FX for his backhand. He became the China National Table Tennis championship winner in 2014 in men’s singles event.
Zhendong is known for his attacking style with explosive footwork and amazing forehand loops. He is a right handed shakehand-grip player.

FAN Zhendong Native name is 樊振东, he was born on January 22, 1997 and his current age is 19 years. His place of birth is Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Long’s current ranking is no 2 in march 2016, his position was also recorded as 2nd on September to October 2014.
Ma long has a height of 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inches) and his weight is around 70 kg (154 lbs).

8. Xu Xin

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XU Xin was the number 1 ranked player in the world according to the International Table Tennis Federation rankings as of January, 2015. Xu Xin uses STIGA Intensity NCT as his blade, red colored STIGA Calibra LT rubber for his backhand and black colored DHS NEO Skyline 3 TG3 for his forehand. He is a left-handed player with a penhold grip.

XU Xin is a China national player his place of birth is Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China and he was born on January 8, 1990, currently age is 26 years. Xu Xin playes for his club named Shanghai Guanshengyuan. According to ITTF his current ranking is 3 as on march 2016. Xin has a height of 1.81 m (5’11”) and his weight is around 75 kg (165 lbs).

7. Zhang Jike

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He was named after the famous Brazilian soccer player Zico. Zhang Jike uses Butterfly Viscaria FL for his blade, black colored DHS Hurricane 3 NEO blue sponge for his forehand and red colored Butterfly Tenergy 64 for his backhand.

ZHANG Jike Native name is 张继科, he was born on February 16, 1988 and his current age is 28 years. His place of birth is Qingdao, Shandong, China and he has the nationality of China

Jike’s current ranking is no 4 in march 2016 his highest position was recorded as 1st on June to December 2012. The name of his club where he used to play is Shandong Luneng.
Ma long has a height of 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) and his weight is around 70 kg (154 lbs).

6. Dimitrij Ovtcharov

2014 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals

Dimitrij Ovtcharov uses Donic Ovtcharov Senso V1 for his blade and Bluefire M1 rubbers on both the forehand and backhand. Ovtcharov is well known for his unique serving style which was inclubed in the top 50 innovations of 2008.

Dimitrij Ovtcharov was born on September 2, 1988 and his current age is 27 years. His place of birth is Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union and he has the nationality of Germany.

Ovtcharov’s current ranking is no 5 in march 2016 his highest position recorded was 4th on April 2014. The name of his club where he used to play is GAZPROM Fakel Orenburg and is located in Russia.
Dimitrij Ovtcharov has a height of 1.86 m (6.1 ft) and his weight is around 74 kg (163 lb).

5. Mizuntani Jun

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Mizutani Jun uses Butterfly Mizutani Jun edition for his blade, red colored Butterfly Tenergy 64 for his forehand and black colored Butterfly Tenergy 80 for his backhand. Mizutani Jun is an authentic left-handed player with Shakehand grip.

MIZUTANI Jun was born on June 9, 1989 and his current age is 26 years. His place of birth is Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan and he has the nationality of Japan
Jun’s current ranking is no 6 as of march 2016, his highest position recorded was 5th on September 2015.
MIZUTANI Jun has a height of 1.72 m (5 ft 7 and half inch) and his weight is around 68 kg (150 lb).

4. Chuang Chih-Yuan

CHUANG-Chih-Yuan

Chih-Yuan was the first inducted in the Taiwan national team in 1998 and he achieved the ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals in 2002. He is a right handed player and players with
uses Butterfly Viscaria FL for his blade with Butterfly Tenergy 05 for his forehand and Tenergy 65 for his backhand rubber. He made his World Championships and ITTF Pro Tour debut in 1999.

Chuang Chih-Yuan was born on April 2, 1981 and his current age is 34 years. His place of birth is Kaohsiung, Taiwan and he has the nationality of China
Long’s current ranking is no 7 in march 2016, his highest position recorded was 3rd on December 2003 and the name of his club where he used to play is SV Werder Bremen, it is located in Germany.
Ma long has a height of 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) and his weight is around 60 kg (130 lb).

3. Fang Bo

FANG-Bo

Fang Bo is a Chinese male table tennis player. He won all four team and individual titles at the 2009 World Junior Championships.

Fang Bo Native name is 方博, he was born on January 9, 1992 and his current age is 24 years. His place of birth is Tongcheng County, Hubei and he has the nationality of China
Bo’s current ranking is no 8 in march 2016, his highest position was also recorded as 8th on May 2015.
FANG Bo won a gold medal for the first place in 2016 for team kuala Lumpur
He also won a Silver in 2015 fot team Suzhou Singles

2. Vladimir Samsonov

Vladimir-Samsonov

Vladimir Samsonov was among the top table tennis players according to the world ranking but after December his ranking fall outside top 10, and he has been one of the few players who could seriously challenge the Chinese.

Vladimir Samsonov Full name is Vladimir Viktorovich also pronounced as Uładzimir Viktaravich Samsonaŭ, he was born on April 17, 1976 and his current age is 39 years. His place of birth is Minsk, Belarus and he has the nationality of Belarus
Samsonov’s current ranking is no 9 in march 2016 his highest position recorded was 1 by ITTF . He is a Right-handed, shakehand grip player.

1. Ma Long

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MA Long is a Chinese male table tennis champion. he was ranked number 1 in the world by the International Table Tennis Federation in march 2016.
Ma Long uses DHS Hurricane Long 5 as his blade, black colored Nittaku Hurricane 3 Neo for his backhand and red colored Tenergy 05 for his forehand.

Ma Long Native name is 马龙, he was born on October 20, 1988 and his current age is 27 years. His place of birth is Anshan, Liaoning, China and he has the nationality of China
Long’s current ranking is no 1 in march 2016 and the name of his club where he used to play is Zhejiang Ningbo Haitian.
Ma long has a height of 1.76 m (5’9″) and his weight is around 70 kg (154 lbs).

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