Mark Hazinski (2530), top seed in both the Open Singles and Elite Singles event at the 2014 Butterfly St. Louis Open, hopes to follow in the steps of his coach Danny Seemiller (accomplished player, coach, and USA Hall of Famer) in his table tennis career.
Joey Cochran (2399), 4th seed in the Elite Event of the 2014 St. Louis Open, hopes the experiences he will have at the St. Louis Open will help him accomplish his dream of making the US Pan-Am or US Olympic team in the upcoming years.
Playing in her sixth consecutive World Championships, she made her debut when 12 years old in Yokohama in 2009, she recorded the two victories against Hungary.
Only U.S. Olympic eligible players (US Citizens) may enter the unique “Elite Event” which features the most prize money out of any of the events at the 4-star tournament ($2000 for the winner, $6,200 overall).
The Shonie Aki Scholarship award, in the amount of $1,250 for one year, will be offered to a young table tennis player who has aspirations to complete a college education, become a better player and a productive individual who would reflect on Shonie's legacy.
As of April 18th the USATT Board of Directors appointed Chief Operating Officer Doru Gheorghe to fill the vacated position of Mike Cavanaugh as Interim CEO.
Reigning PGA Champion Jason Dufner is in China this week to play in the Volvo China Open -- an event on the European Tour's International schedule.
Round three of the 2014 US Open blog as the event returns to Grand Rapids.
Texas Wesleyan University Rams Dominate, but Mississippi College Tries to Turn the Tables
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Reported by Carl Danner, HPC Chair
The United States brother and sister pairing of Kanak and Prachi Jha made matters a family affair at the Butterfly 2014 Canadian Junior and Cadet Open in Markham on Sunday 13th April.
All four team events secured at the Butterfly Junior and Cadet Open in Markham, success continued for the United States on the penultimate day of action, Saturday 12th April; most notably in the Cadet Boys’ Singles and Cadet Girls’ Singles events.