Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016

Table Tennis, also known as ping pong is one of the most popular indoor games in the world that can be played between 2 or 4 players. Often considered as one of the toughest games in the world, it requires lightness of feet, extreme concentration, focus, agility, survive a tough training regimen and skill to excel at this game along with constant fitness and health, so it’s pretty obvious how demanding the game is. Though the game is played all over the world, it’s especially popular in south-east Asia. Here we countdown the Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016.

Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016

10. Timo Boll

Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016
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At number 10 in Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016 is Timo Boll from Germany. Currently ranked 10 in the world by ITTF, he is a left handed player known for his top-spin drive and quick backhand loop which are his trump cards in a match. He has been the Singles European Champion six times in 2002, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and has won the World Cup twice in 2002 and 2005.

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9. Samsonov Vladimir

Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016
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At number 9 in Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016 is Samsonov Vladimir from Belarus. Currently ranked 9th in the world by ITTF, Vladimir is known in China as “Tai Chi Master” due his awesome all-round style (both defensive and offensive). He is also known as Mr.ECL (European Champions League) having participated in the tournament for more than 15 years straight and 9 ECL titles. He also has the most ITTF ProTour gold medals (26).

8.Fang Bo

Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016
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At number 8 in Top 10 Male Table Tennis Players 2016 is Fang Bo from China. Currently ranked 8th in the world by ITTF, he rose to prominence when he won four individual titles in the 2009 World Junior Championship. His another major feat in recent times is when he reached the finals of World Championships in 2015 by defeating the second seeded Xu Xin and the defending champion Zhang Jike.

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