Tamil Nadu Table Tennis Association

(Affiliated to TTFI)         CIN:U92413TN2003NPL052120

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Tamil Nadu Table Tennis Association (TNTTA) is traditionally a well established association been producing talent for the last 4 decades continously. This is focussed with the intention to promote the Table Tennis with full commitment, and take it to length and breadth of the state.

To help table tennis players to achieve their maximum potential
- first of all athletically, but also educationally and as individuals.
- to involve children in table tennis as a sport, with emphasis on fitness and competitive skills
- To give the children, and also their parents, a positive feeling of social belonging to a sound, safe and
pleasant environment
- Also be an attractive alternative for adult players
- To be a better alternative because of better coaching, better competitions and better ability to look after the players

The Association will strive to operate its programs at the highest competitive levels while simultaneously providing players with stimulating programs and sound support services.

Through training and competitive activities, the Academy hopes to teach several values: An appreciation for the benefits of hard work, motivation, and perseverance in both winning and losing situations; a sense of group loyalty and the ability to work as a team; a feeling of pride in accomplishment through fair and honest means; an appreciation for cultural diversity, human development and learning; and a sense of good sportsmanship and a high level of personal integrity and ethical conduct. Through a strong set of competitions and national and international exchanges the association shall strive to provide the players with the opportunity to test themselves against, and learn from, the best in their sport. Association will strive to help the players in their personal environment besides the sport, and also work to bring positive recognition for their sport at local, regional and national level. 

Latest Tournaments Results

ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships, 2019

ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships India reached qtr finals and lost to Japan 1-3 . India started well as Sathiyan beat Tomokazu Harimoto 11-4, 11-7, 12-10 in the opener. However, it was not enough as it lost the next three encounters to Japan to lose 1-3 on overall score to settle for a fifth place finish. The Indian men’s team logged its best ever result at finishing fifth after beating Hong Kong 3-0 in the classification match. The Indian team also defeated Iran 3-0 to clinch the gold medal in the first division. In the classification match, India tried out a new opening with Sharath Kamal, managed to put it across Lam Siu Hang 9-11, 11-6, 7-11, 11-7, 11-7 to provide the lead. In the second tie, Anthony Amalraj beat NG Pak Nam 9-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-7, while in the third singles, G. Sathiyan defeated Kwan Man Ho 11-5, 11-13, 11-7, 14-12. In the second and fourth games, Sathiyan won the last on his second match-point. He was the lone Indian who did not lose a single match in team event, having played all matches from 1st Division. In the final of the 1st Division, Sharath opened again for India and downed Amin Ahmadin 11-5, 9-11, 11-6, 11-6, while both Sathiyan and Amalraj were stretched fully. Sathiyan beat Air Hossein Hodaei 6-11, 11-4, 10-12, 11-7, 12-10 while Amalraj accounted for Noshad Alamiyan 18-16, 5-11, 11-9, 6-11, 11-9 to give India the gold. The Indian Pair Gnanasekaran Sathiyan/ Achanta Sharath Kamal had a great run till they met the eventual winner LIANG JINGKUN /LIN GAOYUAN in the qtr finals and lost 2-3 -6,10,-7,8,-7 in a close match. In the singles Sathiyan Gnansekharan reached Quarterfinals after 43 years and lost to the finalist LIN GAOYUAN CHN 1-3 7-11,5-11,11,-8,8-11.

2020 Qatar Open

Fan Zhendong the world no.1 defeated England’s Liam Pitchford over six epic games in the final (11-9, 11-7, 8-11, 11-4, 6-11, 11-7). He overcame the reigning Olympic and World champion Ma Long, the no.3 seed (13-15, 14-12, 4-11, 11-8, 3-11, 13-11, 11-6). He also sealed his 14th career title on the ITTF World Tour. Liam Pitchford completed a stunning victory over China’s Xu Xin, the no.2 seed (3-11, 11-7, 11-9, 6-11, 15-13, 11-9), with what Pitchford later described as the “best win of my life.” Pitchford and Drinkhall were beaten in final by Ma Long and Xu Xin (11-8, 8-11, 11-1, 11-6) who thus secured their 14th ITTF World Tour men’s doubles title as pair, 11 years after their first ever success together, at the 2009 Qatar Open. Chen Meng has now won 17 out of 21 women’s singles finals on the ITTF World Tour after she defeated Japan’s Mima Ito, the no.3 seed, in Sunday’s showpiece (3-11, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7, 11-7).

Oman Open 2020

Sharath Kamal produced a sensational performance to clinch the 2020 ITTF Challenger Plus Oman Open men’s singles title. The seasoned campaigner was down by a game but recovered well to outclass top seeded Marcos Freitas of Portugal 6-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-9, 3-11, 17-15 in the final. Earlier in the semifinal, Sharath pulled off a stunning come-from-behind . The fourth-seeded Indian came back after being two games down to register a victory against Russia’s Kirill Skachkov11-13, 11-13, 13-11, 11-9, 13-11, 8-11, 11-7 win in a thrilling seven-set semifinal that lasted an hour and eight minutes. Freitas entered final with a 5-11, 11-9, 6-11, 6-11, 11-8, 13-11, 11-3 win over Harmeet Desai. World No. 26 Freitas fought back after being 3-1 down and went on to win the next three successive games to make his way into the final.
Latest News
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