Latest news on Liam Pitchford

  • Pitchford ready for Oz odyssey

    July 10, 2019

    Liam Pitchford will begin his ITTF Australian Open campaign against South Korea’s Cho Daeseong at 11am UK time on Thursday.

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  • Portugal end GB’s European Games bid

    June 28, 2019

    Great Britain went out of the European Games in Minsk as they were beaten 3-1 by Portugal in the quarter-finals.

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  • Pitchford and Walker go out in Minsk

    June 23, 2019

    Sam Walker missed three match points as he was eliminated from the European Games in a deciding set, while Liam Pitchford also went out in Minsk.

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  • Walker wins European Games thriller

    June 22, 2019

    Sam Walker dug deep to advance to the third round of the men’s singles at the European Games in Minsk, but Tin-Tin Ho and Charlotte Carey are out of the women’s singles.

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  • Team GB trio ready to hit the Tokyo trail

    June 20, 2019

    They may be in Minsk, but thoughts are already turning to Tokyo for Liam Pitchford, Sam Walker and Paul Drinkhall.

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  • Pitchford chopped down in Hong Kong

    June 6, 2019

    Liam Pitchford lost a tough match in the last 32 of the Hong Kong Open as he was beaten 4-2 by Chinese defender Ma Ta today.

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  • Liam signs up with Japanese manufacturer

    June 4, 2019

    England No 1 Liam Pitchford has signed a sponsorship deal with Japanese table tennis manufacturer VICTAS.

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  • Pitchford bows out to Harimoto

    May 31, 2019

    Liam Pitchford went out in the last 16 of the China Open to world No 4 Tomokazu Harimoto today.

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  • Pitchford sets up Harimoto tie

    May 30, 2019

    Liam Pitchford set up a tie with teenage star Tomokazu Harimoto as he swept into the last 16 of the China Open with a 4-0 win over Zhou Qihao today.

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  • Liam edged out in China Open doubles

    May 29, 2019

    Liam Pitchford and his partner Jonathan Groth were edged out in the first preliminary round of the China Open Men’s Doubles today.

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  • Five-strong GB squad announced for European Games

    May 21, 2019

    Five table tennis players are among more than 100 athletes selected by Team GB to compete at the European Games in Minsk – including first GB call-ups for Tin-Tin Ho and Wales’ Charlotte Carey.

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  • England men reach Euro finals; no joy for women

    May 19, 2019

    England men have qualified for the European Championships by topping their group in this weekend’s Stage 2 matches, but England women have missed out following defeat to Belgium today.

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  • England chase victories to reach Euro finals

    May 18, 2019

    England’s men are in good shape to qualify for the European Championships after two victories today, while England’s women must beat Belgium tomorrow if they are to qualify.

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  • Pitchford’s key role as Hennebont win ETTU Cup

    May 12, 2019

    Liam Pitchford hailed a massive achievement as he helped his Hennebont club to win the ETTU Cup for the first time.

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  • Three English players hit career-best rankings

    April 29, 2019

    Liam Pitchford is up to No 14 in the world, while Tom Jarvis is into the top 200 for the first time and Maria Tsaptsinos has broken into the top 150 women in the world.

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  • Pitchford & Groth exit World doubles

    April 24, 2019

    Liam Pitchford and partner Jonathan Groth of Denmark were knocked out of the Worlds after a 4-1 defeat to Romania’s Ovidiu Ionescu & Alvaro Robles of Spain.

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  • Jarvis leads way into main draw

    April 22, 2019

    Tom Jarvis beat two players ranked above him to take his place in the main draw of the World Championships in Budapest, while Paul Drinkhall, Sam Walker, Maria Tsaptsinos and Tin-Tin Ho all went through.

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  • Pitch ready to prove his World-class credentials

    April 18, 2019

    Liam Pitchford is looking forward to a new challenge as one of the top seeds at the World Championships, which start in Budapest on Sunday.

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  • England teams named for Euro Stage 2 ties

    April 15, 2019

    England have named strong teams for their European Team Championships Stage 2 matches next month.

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  • Paul beats world No 7, but it’s all in vain

    April 10, 2019

    Paul Drinkhall beat world No 7 Hugo Calderano in the German league, while Liam Pitchford came out on top against Sam Walker in the French League.

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