English Table Tennis Association

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English Table Tennis Association
Sport Table Tennis
Founded 1927 (1927)
President Doreen Stannard
Chairman Sandra Deaton

The English Table Tennis Association is the former name of the national governing body responsible for table tennis in England. It rebranded as Table Tennis England in May 2014. The organisation has been affiliated to the ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation) since the formation of the ETTA in 1927.[1] It is based in Milton Keynes, having moved from Hastings in March 2014. The singer Andy Bell (Erasure) acted as am advisor from 1981 to 1983.



English Major Senior Titles[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Year Player Event Location
2001 EnglandMatthew Syed Commonwealth Championships New Delhi
2000 EnglandMatthew Syed Commonwealth Championships Singapore
1997 EnglandMatthew Syed Commonwealth Championships Glasgow
1996 EnglandCarl Prean ITTF Pro Tour Brazil Open Rio de Janeiro
1989 EnglandAlan Cooke Commonwealth Championships Cardiff
1987 EnglandDesmond Douglas European Master Top 12 Basel
1985 EnglandDesmond Douglas Commonwealth Championships Douglas
1984 EnglandDesmond Douglas English Open
1980 EnglandDesmond Douglas English Open
1980 EnglandJohn Hilton European Championship Berne
1975 EnglandTrevor Taylor Commonwealth Championships Melbourne
1973 EnglandTrevor Taylor Commonwealth Championships Cardiff
1971 EnglandTrevor Taylor Commonwealth Championships COMW
1960 EnglandIan Harrison English Open
1954 EnglandRichard Bergmann English Open
1952 EnglandRichard Bergmann English Open
1951 EnglandJohnny Leach World Championships Vienna
1950 EnglandRichard Bergmann English Open
1950 EnglandRichard Bergmann World Championships Budapest
1949 EnglandJohnny Leach World Championships Stockholm
1948 EnglandRichard Bergmann English Open
1948 EnglandRichard Bergmann World Championships Wembley
1939 EnglandRichard Bergmann World Championships Cairo
1929 EnglandFred Perry World Championships Budapest
1924 EnglandPercival Bromfield English Open
1923 EnglandMike Cohen English Open
1922 EnglandAndrew Donaldson English Open

Women's Singles[edit]

Year Player Player Event Location
Winner Runner-Up
1996 Lisa Lomas-Bellinger ITTF Pro Tour Brazil Open Rio de Janeiro
1992 Lisa Lomas-Bellinger European Championships Stuttgart
1985 Karen Witt Commonwealth Championships Douglas
1982 Carole Knight Alison Gordon Commonwealth Championships Bombay
1982 Jill Hammersley European Championships Budapest
1982 Jill Hammersley European Master Top 12 Nantes
1981 Jill Hammersley European Master Top 12 Prague
1980 Jill Hammersley European Master Top 12 Prague
1979 Carole Knight Commonwealth Championships Edinburgh
1978 Jill Hammersley European Master Top 12 Prague
1978 Jill Hammersley European Championships Dulsburg
1977 Jill Hammersley European Master Top 12 Sarajevo
1976 Jill Hammersley European Championships Prague
1975 Jill Hammersley Linda Jarvis-Howard Commonwealth Championships Melbourne
1973 Jill Hammersley Karenza Matthews-Smith Commonwealth Championships Cardiff
1971 Jill Hammersley Karenza Matthews-Smith Commonwealth Championships COMW
1958 Ann Haydon European Championships Budapest
1957 Ann Haydon World Championships Stockholm
1948 Vera Thomas-Dace World Championships Wembley
1947 Elizabeth Blackbourn World Championships Paris


Alan Cooke (Performance Coach)

Nick Jarvis (Head Coach)


  1. ^ http://www.ittf.com/museum/archives/index.html ITTF Archives, 1928 Stockholm, "Handbook of the English Table Tennis Association", First year of issue

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