Table tennis, an aa kent as ping pong, is a sport in which twa or fower players hit a lichtwecht baw back an forth athort a table uisin a smaw paddle. The gemme taks place on a haurd table dividit bi a net. Except for the ineetial serve, the rules are generally as follaes: players must allae a baw played taewart them tae bounce ane time on thair side o the table, an must return it sae that it boonces on the opposite side at least ance. A pynt is scored when a player fails tae return the baw within the rules. Play is fast an demands quick reactions. Spinnin the baw alters its trajectory an leemits an opponent's options, giein the hitter a great advantage.
Table tennis at the heichest level
|Heichest govrenin body||ITTF|
|Team members||Single or doobles|
|Categorization||Racquet sport, induir|
Poly, 40 mm (1.57 in),|
2.7 g (0.095 oz)
|Paralympic||syne inaugural 1960 Simmer Paralympics|