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"Yes, they are. Table Tennis and ping-pong are different names for the same game and use the same small white ball."

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Q: Are table tennis balls the same as ping-pong balls?
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Is pingpong the same as table tennis?

well ping pong is played on a ping pong table so no

Are ping pong balls and tennis balls the same size?

No. Tennis balls are much larger.

How are tennis balls and golf balls the same?

yes yes they are.

When were table tennis balls invented?

Table Tennis originated as a sport in Britain during the 1880s, where it was played among the upper class as an after dinner game. Therefore the balls would have been invented around the same time. James Gibb was the first person to use celluloid balls in 1901.

Why is a golf ball heavier than a table tennis ball even though the balls are the same size?

Because its density.

Is table tennis and deck tennis they same?

No, table tennis is played on a small table, where as deck tennis is played on a deck. sorry mate fgjkfkgfpogk

What are the rules and regulations for table tennis in Olympics?

The rules and regulations for table tennis in Olympics are the same as for other major table tennis tournaments.

Do men and women use the same tennis balls?


What is the process of playing singles in table tennis?

same as lawn tennis

Why it is easy to catch a table tennis ball than a cricket even both are moving with same velocity?

Tennis balls are lighter than cricket balls. Therefore less mass. If a tennis ball travels at the same speed its momentum (mass x velocity) is lower. Therefore less momentum an easier to stop.

Is ping pong same as table tennis?

Yes. The sport is officially named Table Tennis though.

Why are golf balls heavier than tables-tennis balls even though the balls are the same size?

because they dont have the same density

Can you compare and contrast tennis and ping pong?

they are pretty much the same rules but table tennis is played on a table and tennis is played on an outdoor court

What is the height of a table tennis table in wheelchair table tennis?

76 cm or 30 inches it is exactly the same as a regular table. Except while playing, the regulations are different

What are the rules of table tennis in the Olympics?

The rules of table tennis used for the Olympic Games are the same as the table tennis rules used for all the other top International table tennis events. There are 15 basic rules plus many additional regulations.

How many balls on a half size snooker table?

The same as on a full size table.

How big is a junior table tennis table?

The same size as a normal table. 5ft by 9ft and 2.5ft tall.

Is ping pong and table tennis the same sport?

yes yes yes yes yes it uses the same table and the same ball

Are men's tennis balls heavier than womens?

No. They weigh the same amount and are the basically the same kind of tennis balls you can pick up at wal-mart or the like. Te only difference is that they use different kinds of tennis balls depending on what surface they are playing on. So, the balls they played with during the French Open are not the same kind they would use during the US Open or Wimbledon. Even then, the guys and the gals use the same type of balls. No difference in weight, size, or texture.

Do warm tennis balls bounce better than cold tennis balls?

Given the same ball manufacturer and product, warm tennis balls will bounce higher than cold ones. However, there are specially made tennis balls that will bounce equally high for a given environment, whether it be in low or high altitudes, temperatures, humidity, court surfaces, etc.

Are tennis balls a different size in Europe?

They are the same size in all professional matches.

Size of a table tennis ball used in the Olympics?

The older 38 mm table tennis balls as of the year 2000 were officially substituted by 40 mm balls. This is now the standard. The international rules specify that the game is played with a light 2.7 gram, 40 mm diameter ball. At the same time, 2.67 to 2.77 grams is deemed acceptable. In the same way diameters of 39.5 mm to 40.50 mm may be used.

What is the difference between table tennis and ping pong?

There is no difference between table tennis and ping pong. Table tennis and ping pong are just different names for the same sport.Table tennis is the official name for the sport, but when it was first invented it's popular name was ping pong. This is due to the sound the objects they used for bats would make.AnswerTable Tennis is the name of the sport played. That is why there isn't ping pong in the olympics. Ping Pong is a brand name that has since become interchangable with the word table tennis in the United States. There are ping pong tables which are used to play table tennis (the brand ping pong) and table tennis tables which are essentially the same thing.

How do you make tennis ball from polyurethane?

There is no evidence of a ball been made from polyurethane. There are polyurethane foam balls, but unfortunately no tennis balls. The process is likely to be the same as a normal tennis ball, the only difference being that the rubber in the ball is replaced by polyurethane.

Why is a golf ball heavier than a table tennis ball they are the same size?

A golf ball is heavier than a table tennis ball because it has a Higher density, the golf ball has no space inside of it while the table tennis ball has a large pocket of air.