The Players

Find out who is playing at the 2020 Mark Bates Ltd National Championships.

The Mark Bates Ltd National Championships is where the best players in England showcase their formidable skills as they battle for national glory. They include Olympians, Paralympians and Commonwealth Games medallists, meaning the tournament is THE place to see world-class players on home ground.

The men’s and women’s singles entries are each made up of up to 22 players who are invited on the basis of their ranking (on the January 2020 list) and 10 who come through the Qualifying Tournament, making a maximum of 32 in each competition.

If any players in the top 22 decline their invitation, their places are offered to those who finished in 11th to 32nd position at the Qualifying Tournament and, if there are still spaces available, to the highest ranked players who have not already got a place.

Players in the para event(s) are invited by Table Tennis England.

You can scroll through this year’s fields in the men’s and women’s singles, para competition and the under-21 men’s and women’s singles below (rankings updated to the February 2020 list).

The Mark Bates Ltd National Championships also features men’s, women’s and mixed doubles.

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