Category: In the media

TopSpin Santa Clara to close this weekend

Sad news in Santa Clara. The great TopSpin table tennis club is closing for good on June 23. A combination of personal issues, zoning issues, and limited profits are to blame. They are selling off tables and rubber flooring. Contact

Commentator for all those TT videos: Adam Bobrow

Nice article about TT commentator Adam Bobrow. Working hard to bring popularity to the sport. He is also famous for a couple other YouTube videos including:

World TT Championships Coming to USA in 2021

For the first time, the World Table Tennis Championships will be held in the USA – in Houston. We have a couple years, but it will be exciting to have an international event here in the US.  

Classical music meets ping pong.

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The future of ping pong robots

A new appearance of OMRON’s table tennis robot, Forpheus. Looks like they continue to improve on it. I’m not convinced it would do well versus most of our club members, but it won’t be long before you no longer need

WP article: Table tennis: It might be time to take it up again

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/table-tennis-it-might-be-time-to-take-it-up-again/2014/12/01/c01e0aac-7451-11e4-9d9b-86d397daad27_story.html?hpid=z13

SC Sentinel 12/23/12 article on club member Herb Rossman

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_22252814/santa-cruz-county-stories-herb-rossman-85-year

Good Times article

King Pong Written by Chris J. Magyar Good Times, Wednesday, May 28, 2008 Table tennis — the world’s second-most-popular sport — comes out of the basement. Richard “Willie” Williams founded the Santa Cruz Table Tennis Club in 1994 after 30