Rio 2016 Olympic Games champion Ding Ning, China's number two seed at the Asian Table Tennis Championships, teetered on the brink of a fourth-round defeat at Yogyakarta in Indonesia, before finding a way to win.
World number one Xu Xin teeters on brink of early exit in men's singles at Asian Table Tennis Championships
A day after helping China's men win their 11th consecutive team gold at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia, world number one Xu Xin found himself fighting to avoid an ignominious exit from the men's singles in the second round of 128.
China's men followed their women's example, retaining the team title at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia with a 3-0 win over second seeds South Korea.
Rain fell mostly on Spain on the opening day of the European Para Table Tennis Championships at Helsingborg in Sweden, as a pair of their number two seeds suffered jolting defeats.
China's women earn seventh successive team gold, and Tokyo 2020 place, at Asian Table Tennis Championships
The women's team event came to a conclusion at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia, with China earning a seventh consecutive gold at the expense of second seeds Japan, confirming Tokyo 2020 entry.
Qualifiers Singapore provided the surprise of the second day at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia as they reached the semi-finals of the women’s team competition at the expense of fourth seeds South Korea.
China's men and women began in predictably dominant style as team events opened the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia today.
China has sent a strong line-up to the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia, where places at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs alongside continental titles.
Lily Zhang completed a clean sweep of titles with victory in the women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles finals at the International Table Tennis Federation Pan American Championships in Paraguay.
Germany and Romania defended their European Table Tennis Championships titles as both nations overcame Portugal in Nantes.
Brazil's Gustavo Tsuboi and Vitor Ishiy will meet in the semi-finals after cruising through their last eight matches in the men's singles at the International Table Tennis Federation Pan American Championships in Paraguay.
Defending champions Romania progressed to the women’s team final at the European Table Tennis Championships in Nantes.
Amy Wang and Lily Zhang are guaranteed their second medals of the International Table Tennis Federation Pan American Championships after setting up an all-American mixed doubles final in Paraguay.
Portugal progressed to the women’s semi-finals at the European Table Tennis Championships for the first time after upsetting second seeds Germany in Nantes.
Brazil claimed gold and silver in the team events at the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation Pan American Championships in Paraguay.