USA Table Tennis News Newgy Akron Open

Newgy Akron Open

Sept. 22, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)


On September 26-27, Walsh University will be hosting the prestigious Newgy Akron Open.  The new Alumni Arena will feature the 130-player 30-table event featuring the nations top athletes from 8 different states aiming to take home the title and a portion of the $3000 cash prizes.  

The players to watch include 2600 chopper Xue Feng Jia from China, 2x Olympian Khoa Nguyen, top 5 US female player Jiaqi Zheng, as well as the elite team from Lindenwood University consisting of Alex Legaria, Felipe Morita, Ahmed Hendawi,Gabriel Skolnick, Michiah Skolnick, Maria Castillo, and Austin Priess. 

Spectators are welcome to come watch for free throughout the weekend.  The events will kick off on Friday night at 4:30pm with the following events - handicap, junior recreational, family doubles, and open doubles.  The main events will be on Saturday consisting of round robin groups of 8 players with the top 4 players advancing from each group to the next round.  Each player can expect to play between 7-10 matches per event!

  • $3000 in cash prizes 
  • Awesome playing conditions
  • FREE lunch and dinner
  • FREE snacks and drinks
  • FREE tournament shirts
  • Discounted tournament hotel
  • Discounted flights 

Entries are still being accepted! 

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