Simply so, is table tennis popular in the Philippines?
Table Tennis, also known as Ping Pong, is not the most popular sport in the Philippines. Interest in the game has mostly been concentrated among Filipino-Chinese communities; however, the sport was thrust into the spotlight when Ian “Yan Yan” Larbia became the first Filipino to qualify for Olympic Table Tennis.
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Ian “Yanyan” Lariba
Improves hand-eye coordination – Playing table tennis helps stimulate mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy. It is the perfect game for both young and old to sharpen reflexes. Develops mental acuteness – A key element of table tennis is the speed, spin and placement of the ball.
Ranked No. 73 in the world, Leylah Fernandez has captured the hearts of fans in the US Open as she continues to defy the odds. Leylah Fernandez has instantly gained a legion of Filipino tennis fans as she continues her magical run in the US Open, storming into her first Grand Slam finals with a string of upsets.
Philippine Table Tennis Federation, Inc.
A deuce is one of the number two cards in a deck of cards. Or, in tennis, a deuce is a tie that must be broken by someone scoring two points in a row. … In sports like tennis and ping pong, a deuce is a tie. One player must score two consecutive points to break the deuce and win.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)