25 Apr 2020

In difficult times, it is the will to come together that makes us stronger.

ITTF, our table tennis fans and followers have been making best of our time indoors to stay social and keep everyone's spirits up! Not only are we doing our part to keep everyone safe, but also joining our followers in staying active in creative styles.

by Kabir Nagpal

Being social doesn’t have to be in person! Amazing technology is in our hands today, players, fans and the ITTF across social media have engaged in fun activities to keep everyone busy expressing their love for this amazing sport.

It has become increasingly important to keep everyone involved at such a difficult time.

Here’s our top Hashtag campaigns of last week:


This was to be the week of the 2020 ITTF World Tour Japan Open and in order to keep the fans engaged, itTV and our social media channels have been playing complete matches from Japan Open tournaments of previous years.

From Sun Yingsha’s run to the title, all the way to Xu Xin’s triple crown – fans are now being asked to vote for their favourite male and female athlete performances right here!

#BestOfJapanOpen | Tomokazu Harimoto VS Zhang Jike (2018)

Anyone still remember this⁉️ 🍿🍿🍿⚔️🇯🇵 Tomokazu Harimoto VS Zhang Jike 🇨🇳⚔️🖥 Catch up on more #TableTennis action 👉 tv.ITTF.com#ITTFSmashback #StayHomeWithTT #BestOfJapanOpen

Publiée par International Table Tennis Federation sur Samedi 25 avril 2020


It’s crazy to think that we have already spent a whole year since the action-packed and thrilling sporting madness that was the Liebherr 2019 World Table Tennis Championships in Budapest!

Fans are being teleported to the best of the WTTC tournament, with matches such as the nail-biter between France’s Simon Gauzy and China’s Xu Xin. Do you remember how this one turned out?

Simon Gauzy vs Xu Xin | Liebherr 2019 World Table Tennis Championships – Budapest

The best match in Budapest last year❓ 🥁🥁🥁 Give it up for 🇫🇷Simon GAUZY & 🇨🇳Xu Xin 许昕 #OnThisDay at the 2019 World #TableTennis Championships!#ITTFSmashBack #ReturnToBudapest

Publiée par International Table Tennis Federation sur Vendredi 24 avril 2020

World’s Longest Rally

You made this happen! Our fans and followers from around the world gathered together – while being socially distant, of course – and managed to create the world’s longest ever table tennis rally!

Enjoy this piece of art with your favorite athletes and look around for maybe spotting the star of the show – you!

World's Longest Table Tennis Rally EVER | 2020 World Table Tennis Day

YOU MADE THIS POSSIBLE‼️ 😍😍😍We can't gather physically for 2020 #WorldTableTennisDay this year, BUT we joined forces to make the WORLD'S LONGEST TABLE TENNIS RALLY‼️ 🤣🤣🤣Happy World Table Tennis Day ❤️🏓P.S. Send in photos / videos of HOW & WHERE you celebrate World Table Tennis "At Home" Day 👉 http://likn.de/TJb for a chance to win a signed racket! Remember to name your file COUNTRY_CITY_NAME to qualify!!#UltimateWTTD #6April #StayHomeWithTT #TableTennisUnited

Publiée par International Table Tennis Federation sur Dimanche 5 avril 2020



What are your favorite players doing at home? You have the chance to find out now – in this episode of ‘Ask A Pro Anything’, we got chatty with Sharath Kamal Achanta from India to see how much he remembers about his own career – and some funny personal questions too!

Sharath Kamal Achanta 🇮🇳 | Ask A Pro Anything at home

🇮🇳 Indian superstar Achanta Sharath Kamal answers fans' questions about life in quarantine, his career highlights, hidden talents and much more in the very first #AskAProAnything "at home" episode!

Publiée par International Table Tennis Federation sur Samedi 25 avril 2020


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