The World Champion of 2001 was Wang Liqin of China.
Dorothy (Dot) De Low, is a World Veteran Table Tennis Champion. She competed in the 2010 World Veteran Table Tennis Championships in China at the age of 100.
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Professional table tennis is a year round sport, but in the northern hemisphere it is generally from September through May.
The first Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships were in Singapore in 1971, but the first time that table tennis was included in the Commonwealth Games was in 2002 in Manchester, England.
The winner of the Gold Medal in the Olympic Games in 2008 was Ma Lin of China. The World Championships for singles events are only held in odd-numbered years.
1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
2012 Games in London ... he won gold medals in men's singles table tennis and men's team table tennis.
Table Tennis became an Olympic sport in 1988 at Seoul, when Yoo Nam Kyu won the gold medal for men's singles.
The International rules of table tennis were first compiled in 1926 and they have been continually amended and rewritten ever since. They are now reviewed and amended once a year.
I believe it was ('Ace') Arthur Ashe in 1968, which year began the 'Open Era'.