Latest news on Paul Drinkhall

  • 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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  • 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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  • Drinkhall goes out after brilliant win

    June 5, 2019

    Paul Drinkhall picked up a superb seventh-set victory over world No 31 Masataka Morizono at the Hong Kong Open this morning, before exiting in the final preliminary round.

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  • Winning starts for Paul and Sam

    June 4, 2019

    Paul Drinkhall and Sam Walker won through their first matches at the Hong Kong Open overnight.

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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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    May 5, 2019

    Paul Drinkhall took everyone on a rollercoaster ride before reaching the final of the World Tour event in Serbia.

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  • Drinkhall and Jarvis fight on in Serbia

    May 3, 2019

    Paul Drinkhall is into the last 16 of the Serbia Open, while Tom Jarvis has reached the quarter-finals of the under-21s.

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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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  • Confident start by England in Budapest

    April 21, 2019

    Five English players won their opening singles matches 4-0 at the World Championships in Budapest, but there was defeat for two pairs in the Mixed Doubles.

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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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  • Pitchford and Drinkhall awarded Olympic grants

    April 3, 2019

    Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall have been awarded Olympic Solidarity grants to help their qualification bids for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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  • Drinkhall & Walker exit to Chinese pair

    March 28, 2019

    Paul Drinkhall & Sam Walker saw a 1-0, 10-6 lead evaporate as they were knocked out of the doubles at the Qatar Open by China’s Lin Gaoyuan & Ma Long.

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  • Pitchford and Walker edged out in Qatar thrillers

    March 27, 2019

    Liam Pitchford and Sam Walker were both beaten in deciding seventh games at the Qatar Open as they missed out on a place in the main draw – but Walker & Paul Drinkhall are into the doubles last 16.

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  • Walker picks up brilliant win

    March 26, 2019

    Sam Walker dumped the world No 29 out of the Qatar Open to join Liam Pitchford in the third preliminary round, but Paul Drinkhall is out.

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