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A racket has strings ... a bat is solid

a bat is used to hit a leather ball which is very hard as compared to normal tennis ball

So we can say that a bat is used to hit stronger things

but both can be used for beating hahaha!!

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The Official Laws of Table Tennis refer to it as a table tennis racket.

However in different parts of the world some people call it a bat and some call it a paddle.

The correct, official name, is a racket.

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The rules of table tennis refer to a racket.

Therefore, racket is the official name, although some people call it a bat or a paddle.

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The official name is racket.

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