Double WTT Youth Star win for Anna in Tunisia

Anna Hursey was on winning form once again in the WTT Youth Star Contender tournament – this time winning both the Under 15 Girls’ Doubles and Under 15 Girls’ Singles in Tunisia. Having beaten local girls Balkis Suissi/Ela Saidi 0-3 in the quarter finals and Iuliia Pugovkina/Sofia Umauets of Russia 0-3 in the semis, Anna…

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Krasimira Krasteva – TTW’s newest National Umpire

They say you’re never too young to start playing table tennis – and that is true of Krasimira Krasteva, who first picked up a bat and ball and began playing when she was just five-years old. After playing all through the junior categories, her passion nowadays is for umpiring – and as Krasi has recently…

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Hursey wins U17 WTT Youth Contender trophy

Fourteen-year old Anna Hursey has won the inaugural WTT Youth Contender trophy in Portugal – scoring a thrilling 3-2 victory in the Under 17 girls singles final. It was Hursey’s first singles title on the international stage. Hursey qualified for the final in Vila Real by beating Annett Kaufmann (Germany) in the last 16 round,…

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Charlotte Carey played at ‘another level’ during the European Singles Qualification Tournament

  Table Tennis Wales National Coach Stephen Jenkins says that Charlotte Carey has ‘reached another level’ after a stunning performance at the European Singles Qualification Tournament (21-25 April), during which she twice beat higher world ranking players and came close to beating a player ranked 88 places above her. In her last qualifying tournament ahead…

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Dan Mead hasn’t let lockdown slow his Paralympic ambitions

Dan Mead has already enjoyed an incredible amount of table tennis tournament success – which is quite extraordinary, as he only picked up a bat for the first time two and a half years ago, and almost half of his competition playing time has been curtailed because of Covid-19 restrictions.Yet before lockdown took coaching online,…

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