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Olympians Head Proceedings for 2017 US National Team Trial

By USATT | March 06, 2017, 1:17 p.m. (ET)

US National Team Trials 2017

The 2017 US National Team Trials are coming up at the end of this month, March 23-26, and will feature a tightly packed contest between some closely matched and high level contenders. Featuring 3 Rio Olympians in Kanak Jha, Lily Zhang and Wu Yue along with 2008 Beijing Olympian Wang Chen, there are bound to be some intense matches as the players compete for 7 fully funded qualification spots to the 2017 ITTF Leibherr World Table Tennis Championships. 

In the Men's event, where 3 will qualify, the field is led by Kanak Jha who will return from full time competition and playing in Sweden to try and cement a place at his second World Individual Championships. Jha the 2016 US National Champion will face stiff competition from the likes of the Alguetti brothers and other current and former US National Team members like Kunal Chodri. You can see the full entry list below.

In the Women's singles the competition will heat up as the field is potentially even closer. Three Olympians will face off but will not be immune to challenge with the defensive prowess of Angela Guan vying for a spot in the 4 women's qualification spots and the young contenders Crystal Wang and Amy Wang also in the mix. Off the back of her great success on the Cadet and Junior World Tour in 2016 can Amy Wang upset the standings?

Be sure to tune in and see all the action live at the Triangle Table Tennis Center March 23-26!

Men's Trial Entries  Women's Trial Entries 
Adar Alguetti
Anil Godhwani
Chance Friend
Gal Alguetti
Gregg Robertshaw
Kanak Jha
Krishnateja Avvari
Kunal Chodri
Nathan Hsu
Nicholas Tio
Nikhil Kumar

Richard Perez
Richard Ciz

Roy Ke
Seth Pech
Sharon Alguetti
Shuja Jafar-Ali
T.J. Beebe
Victor Liu
Yu Shao

Amanda Malek
Amy Wang
Angela Guan
Crystal Wang
Grace Yang

Lily Zhang

Rachel Sung

Rachel Yang
Tiffany Ke
Wang Chen
Wu Yue



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