ITTF News: This month is a big one with the European Championships, West Asia Women’s Olympic Qualifiers, a trip to Sweden for the ITTF Pro Tour, the Euro-Asia All Star Challenge, plus the first World Cup of the year commences in Singapore, with the worlds best women in action (ITTF World Class Table Tennis). Not to be outdone, November is simply world class…
Two World Cups, one World Championship, a ground-breaking ‘Peace and Sport’ event and the ITTF Pro Tour season finale, this autumn will certainly be brightened up with some explosive table tennis action.
8-16 European Championships (Gdansk, POL)
19-21 West Asia Olympic Qualifications for Women (Amman, JOR)
19-23 Swedish Open, ITTF Pro Tour (Stockholm, SWE)
28-30 Volkswagen Women’s World Cup, Singapore (SIN)
29-30 Euro-Asia All Star Challenge (Minsk, BLR)
3-6 LIEBHERR World Team Cup (Magdeburg, GER)
11-13 LIEBHERR Men’s World Cup (Paris, FRA)
13-20 Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships (Manama, BRN)
21-22 Qatar Peace and Sport Cup, (Doha, QAT)
24-27 ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals (London, ENG) – Olympic Games Test Event – LIVE ON ITTV
Pro Tour Gets Ever Closer to the Big One
Ma Long and Wang Liqin are both named in the Chinese Men’s Team to compete in the forthcoming Swedish Open in Stockholm, the concluding tournament on the 2011 ITTF Pro Tour. Matters commence on Wednesday 19th October and conclude on Sunday 23rd October 2011, the date when the list of players who have qualified for the ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals will be known.
Currently, both have made five appearances on the ITTF Pro Tour in 2011, by competing in Stockholm they will have met the basic Grand Finals qualification criteria of competing in six events. They will receive invitations for the Grand Finals in London’s ExCel Arena from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th November.