Teams commence in Taichung

The teams events are underway at the Taichung Table Tennis Open for the Disabled in Chinese Taipei, with Australia’s Nathan Pellissier and Rosalie Turnbull representing the Oceania region at the event. After taking gold in the Class 8 Men’s Singles, Pellissier has continued his good run in Taichung, moving through the group stage to the […]

Underdog Pellissier wins in Taichung

Nathan Pellissier (AUS) has taken out the Class 8 Men’s Singles at the 2017 Taichung Table Tennis Open, claiming the title in style. The Aussie came in to the match against Japan’s Yoshihisa Takeda as the underdog, but obviously thrived under the pressure, taking the match in straight games. It was a big win for […]

Semifinal for Pellissier in Chinese Taipei

Nathan Pellissier has moved through to the semifinal of the Class 8 Men’s Singles at the Taichung Table Tennis Open for the Disabled in Chinese Tapei. The Aussie was able to notch up two 3-1 wins in the group stage, securing second place in his group after only going down to Japan’s Arufuahirokazu Tateishi in […]

Australian 2017 National Junior Championships

Yiming Xu and Holly Nicolas have taken the Under 18 Singles titles at the Australian 2017 National Junior Championships. On both occasions the match went the full seven games distance, with the winner coming from behind to take gold. In the Boys’ Singles final, Benjamin Gould got off to a flying start, leading three games to one. […]

Backspin: What’s in a name?

Table tennis in the Oceania region has been played under many banners. Just one of six continental federations operating within the International Table Tennis Federation, it has been the Oceania Table Tennis Federation, while now it simply called ITTF-Oceania; brevity is beautiful. But it was called something completely different when it was first identified by ITTF. […]