National News Articles

  • Enhanced spectator experience at the Nationals

    February 29, 2020

    Spectators at the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships will have noticed a few changes designed to improve their experience of our flagship event.

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  • Walker & Ho are top pair again

    February 28, 2020

    Sam Walker & Tin-Tin Ho brought down the curtain on the first day of the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships in Nottingham by winning the Mixed Doubles title.

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  • Walsh books Pitchford clash after family battle

    Ethan Walsh will have a crack at England No 1 Liam Pitchford in the last 16 – after getting past his brother-in-law in the group stage at the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships.

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  • Payet and Savill win under-21 titles

    Denise Payet and Luke Savill won the biggest singles titles of their careers by claiming the under-21 men’s and women’s singles gold medals on day one of the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships, both upgrading from their silver medals last year.

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  • SBL Premier Division plays of the week!

    February 26, 2020

    Watch some of the best shots and rallies from Urban TTC’s tight victory against Ormeau in the SBL Premier Division.

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  • BBC to show Nationals finals

    Finals Day at the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships will be shown live on the BBC Sport website.

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  • Nationals draws published

    February 25, 2020

    The draws for the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships have been published, with the tournament getting under way with the under-21 events on Friday morning at the University of Nottingham.

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  • Ormesby keep top four hopes alive as Urban TTC edge out Ormeau

    February 24, 2020

    Ormesby did all they could to keep their hopes of a top four finish in the Premier Division alive with a 7-0 victory over North Ayrshire.

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  • All to play for as Premier Division enters final rounds

    February 20, 2020

    Archway Peterborough, Ormeau, Fusion and Ormesby are all looking to secure their place in the top four of the Premier Division in the penultimate weekend of fixtures before the play-offs.

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  • Watch Pitchford go for a six-hit at Nationals!

    Liam Pitchford is gunning for a historic Men’s Singles title No 6 at the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships next week – and there are still tickets available to watch him and the other leading players in the land!

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  • You can help coach Steve to win prestigious award!

    Volunteer table tennis coach Steve Bertie has been nominated for a BEDSA award – and YOUR vote could help him win!

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  • Back to Table Tennis programme launched

    If you are looking to attract players back to your league or club, the new Back to TT organiser guide is here to help!

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  • It’s time to enter the Inter-Regionals

    February 19, 2020

    There is still time to enter the qualifying stage for this year’s Inter-Regional Championships, with events around the country in March, feeding into the national finals in May.

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  • Saints’ crusade to get back to VBL summit

    February 18, 2020

    Bribar St Neots Saints are in pole position to win back ‘their’ Premier Division title as the Veterans’ British League comes to a head at Derby Arena this weekend.

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  • Schools book places at National Finals

    There will be plenty of new winners at the Butterfly School Team Championship National Finals, with only two of last year’s champions making it through the Regional Finals.

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  • Applications open for England age group squads

    Applications are now open for the England age group squads for the 2020/21 season.

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  • Wolverhampton Grand Prix entry extended

    February 17, 2020

    Well over 100 players have already entered the Wolverhampton Grand Prix but there is still space if you would like to join them!

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  • SBL Premier Division shots of the week!

    February 13, 2020

    Watch some of the best shots and rallies from a fantastic tie between Ormesby and Ormeau.

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  • Tokyo 2020 hopefuls head Nationals line-up

    The line-up of players competing at the Mark Bates Ltd National Championships has been finalised, with Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls heading the field.

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  • Umpires can get on pathway to Birmingham!

    February 12, 2020

    Our upcoming umpire training courses could get you on court at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham!

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