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World Class Players In The 2015 China Open

World Class Players In The 2015 China Open
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The table tennis fans will have another treat as the 2015 China Open is scheduled in the coming days and world-class players will be gathering for the competition. To be held in Chengdu, core members of the Chinese National Team will be in full force. Aside from them, big foreign names like Timo Boll, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, among others will also be on duty in the competition. 

Chengdu Daily. The ITTF World Tour season will continue in a couple of weeks in the Chinese city of Chengdu and it is expected to be well-attended by big stars in the sport. 

The 2015 China Open is scheduled on August 5 to 9 in Chengdu, Sichuan province. 

Of course, the Chinese National Team is in full force with Zhang Jike, Ma Long, Xu Xin, Fan Zhendong, Ding Ning, Liu Shiwen, and others. 

Aside from the powerful players of the hosting team, high-ranking athletes from other teams all over the world will also be in the competition. 

Timo Boll, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Vladimir Samsonov, Ai Fukuhara, Yang Haeun are just some of the world-class players who will be participating in the China Open to be held in Chengdu. It can be said that the degree of excitement is no less than the World Championships.” Dai Tianyun of the Sichuan Table Tennis and Badminton Centre said. 

The China Open is considered as one of the major stops in the ITTF World Tour series. It was established in 1988 and has been held in different cities in China, such as Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu, among others. 

Aside from the big foreign names mentioned, Jorgen Persson will also be seen in the competition but not as a player. Persson’s role in the tournament is the personal trainer of the German Dimitrij Ovtcharov. 

Photo source: Sohu Sports 

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