Timothy Wang & Kanak Jha
2012 Olympian Timothy Wang (Houston, TX) and 14 year old Kanak Jha (Milpitas, CA) reached the round of 32 at the 2015 World Table Tennis Championships in Suzhou, China on April 28. In preliminary round play the American pair beat the team of KHANIN (BLR) / OOSTWOUDER (NED) 3-0, then won by walkover the team of AGONNOUDE / GUIGANFODE (BEN), and then defeated a combined South American team of Mino (ECU) / OLIVARES (CHI) 3-1. In the Round of 64, Team USA defeated the highly ranked Egyptian team of EL BEIALI / LASHIN 4-3 before losing to Mattias and Kristian Karlsson of Sweden 4-0. Both Jha and Wang will represent the US at the Pan Am Games this July.