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The game of Table Tennis was introduced in England around 1880. Socialites were looking for a new parlor game and set up the original rules with smaller paddles than the ones used now.
Up to four players, two on each side, can play one game of table tennis.
You can pull up table tennis rackets at www.bumpernets.com. Click on the link at the top for table tennis.
The game of Table Tennis is scored up to 11 unless it is 10-10 when one player must win by 2 clear points.
The game of table tennis is scored up to 11 unless it is 10-10 when one player must win by 2 clear points.
The game of table tennis has its roots in lawn tennis. When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers tried to emulate its success by developing indoor versions of the game. So there were card games, board & dice games, rackets & balloon games and even tiddledy winks tennis games. But the first use of the name Table Tennis occurred on a board and dice game by J.H.Singer of New York around 1884 and it's also known that a game of Table Tennis was offered in the 1887 game catalogue of George S. Parker, founder of the famed Parker Brothers in America. But the first action game of tennis on a table was in 1890, so it was David Foster of England who is the founder/inventor of table tennis in 1890.
A table tennis conversion top is an item used on pool tables. By setting up the table tennis conversion top, you can convert your pool table into a table for table tennis. Answer was found here: http://hubpages.com/hub/Stiga-Table-Tennis-Conversion-Top
As soon as the server deliberately throws the ball up to serve, the ball is in play. So if you do not hit the ball or you do not serve within the rules of table tennis, the server loses the point. So there is no limit to how many faults you can have in table tennis.
The Romans made up the game tennis but they used wooden tennis rackets.
A normal tennis set is first to 6 games. Each game is 4 points. A tennis set can last anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours or even more depending on how close the set ends up being.
From 1926 until 2001 a table tennis game was played up to 21 points. But in order to make the game more exciting, have more "crucial" points, and to make it more appealing to television viewers, the rules of table tennis were changed with effect from September 2001. A game of table tennis is now played up to 11 points. The winner is the player or pair who first scores 11 points, unless both players or pairs score 10 points (called deuce). Then a game will be won by the first player or pair to gain a two point lead..