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Desk Tennis World Rating





The desk tennis world rating listing is a computerised ranking system.
So who’re the most effective gamers? Discover out right here…

The Worldwide Desk Tennis Federation (ITTF) produces a world rating listing by coming into the outcomes of matches performed in authorised occasions right into a computerised database.

Utilizing these outcomes, the ITTF is ready to produce a current list of the most effective desk tennis gamers on this planet.

Separate rating lists are produced every month for the senior males and senior ladies along with separate rating lists just for gamers below 21 years of age; junior gamers (below 17 years) and cadet gamers (below 14 years).

These rating lists are used for figuring out seeding in all tournaments and for choosing gamers for sure competitions.




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2018 – A New System



With impact from 1 January 2018 the ITTF launched a brand new system for calculating world rankings.

It is a lot less complicated than the previous system and it is designed to encourage gamers to play in additional World Rating occasions.

Gamers now obtain World Rating Factors primarily based solely on the ultimate place they attain at tournaments. So, the higher they carry out, the extra factors they will obtain.

The variety of World Rating Factors a participant receives are set out within the tables under, with essentially the most prestigious occasions providing essentially the most factors.

So, for the 2 most prestigious occasions within the table tennis calendar – the Olympic Games and the World Championships – the winner receives 3,000 factors, while for the World Cup and the World Tour Grand Finals the winner receives 2,550 factors.

Different occasions award fewer World Rating Factors (see tables under) and are on a sliding scale.



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8 of the Finest



Though gamers can enter many occasions all year long, solely their greatest 8 outcomes over the last 12 months are used (with a most of 1 continental occasion) to calculate their World Rating.

The earlier system additionally included dropping factors once they misplaced a match, however this now not applies.

And separate rating lists at the moment are calculated for every age class (Senior, U21, Junior, Cadet) by solely utilizing outcomes achieved within the respective age class. Within the earlier system, just one listing was compiled and rankings for the age classes have been only a sub set of the primary listing.

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World Rating Factors Tables for Senior Occasions

In 2019 the variety of factors awarded in some occasions have been barely altered. Listed here are the present lists…

OLYMPIC GAMES
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 3000
Runner-Up 2550
third place 1950
4th place 1800
Quarter-finalist 1500
Loser in Spherical of 16 1200
Loser in Spherical of 32 900
Loser in 2nd spherical 600
Loser in 1st spherical 450
Loser in Prelim. spherical 300
Matches gained at group occasion 250

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 3000
Runner-Up 2550
Semi-finalist 1950
Quarter-finalist 1500
Loser in Spherical of 16 1200
Loser in Spherical of 32 900
Loser in Spherical of 64 600
Loser in Spherical of 128 450
Loser in Preliminary Spherical 300
2nd place in group 225
third place in group 150
4th place in group 75
fifth place in group 30
TEAM MATCHES  
Championship division – essential draw and qualification 250
Championship division – place matches 180
2nd division – essential draw and qualification 100
2nd division – place matches 72
third division – essential draw and qualification 50
third division – place matches 36

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WORLD CUP
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 2550
Runner-Up 1915
third place 1660
4th place 1530
Quarter-finalist 1275
Loser in Spherical of 16 1020
Place 17-20 765
WORLD TEAM CUP  
Matches gained at World Group Cup 250

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WORLD TOUR GRAND FINALS
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 2550
Runner-Up 2040
Semi-finalist 1660
Quarter-finalist 1275
Loser in Spherical of 16 1020

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WORLD TOUR PLATINUM
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 2250
Runner-Up 1800
Semi-finalist 1465
Quarter-finalist 1125
Loser in Spherical of 16 900
Loser in Spherical of 32 675
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 32 450
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 64 340
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 128 225
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 256 170
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 512 / Participation 115

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WORLD TOUR
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 1800
Runner-Up 1440
Semi-finalist 1170
Quarter-finalist 900
Loser in Spherical of 16 720
Loser in Spherical of 32 540
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 32 360
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 64 270
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 128 180
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 256 135
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 512 / Participation 90

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CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS and CUPS
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 1800
Runner-Up 1350
third place 1170
4th place 1080
fifth place 900
sixth place 855
seventh place 810
eighth place 765
Loser in Spherical of 16 720
Loser in Spherical of 32 540
Loser in Spherical of 64 360
Loser in Spherical of 128 270
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 32 270
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 64 180
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 128 135
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 256 90
Matches gained in teams (max 10) 25
Participation 12

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ITTF CHALLENGE PLUS SERIES
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 1100
Runner-Up 880
Semi-finalist 715
Quarter-finalist 550
Loser in Spherical of 16 440
Loser in Spherical of 32 330
Loser in Spherical of 64 220

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MULTI-SPORT GAMES
e.g. Commonwealth Video games, Pan-Am Video games
Place World Rating Factors
Winner 600
Runner-Up 450
third place 390
4th place 360
fifth place 300
sixth place 285
seventh place 270
eighth place 255
Loser in Spherical of 16 240
Loser in Spherical of 32 180
Loser in Spherical of 64 120
Loser in Spherical of 128 90
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 32 90
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 64 60
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 128 45
Loser in Qualification Spherical of 256 30
Matches gained in teams (max 5) 10
Participation 5

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Legitimate for 12 months

World Rating Factors are legitimate for 12 months, however Rating Factors awarded on the Olympic Video games and World Championships are legitimate for longer.

As a result of these two occasions are usually not held yearly, Rating Factors awarded on the Olympic Video games are legitimate for 48 months however cut back by 25% annually. So the primary 12 months they’re price 100%; the second 12 months 75%; the third 12 months 50%, and the fourth 12 months 25%.

And the Rating Factors awarded on the World Championships (particular person and group) are legitimate for twenty-four months, however after the primary 12 months the factors are
decreased by 50%.

The ITTF publishes the World Rating Record at first of each month, normally by the sixth day of the month.

Gamers who should not have any recorded worldwide outcomes for greater than 24 months are excluded from the printed rating lists.

Nonetheless, particular guidelines apply to gamers who’re unable to play because of damage, illness or being pregnant.

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Doubles Occasions and Age Classes

For doubles occasions; Beneath 21 years; juniors (below 17 years) and cadets (below 14 years); the identical system applies, however they use a distinct set of factors tables (not proven right here).

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The pre 2018 system – The fundamental rules



The system in use pre-2018 was as follows…

Gamers acquired or misplaced ranking factors for every match performed in an authorised ITTF occasion.

The winner gained a sure variety of factors while, on the identical time, factors have been deducted from the ranking of the loser.

The variety of factors gained or misplaced trusted the relative power of the 2 gamers concerned.

Factors have been added or deducted in accordance with a ranking factors desk.

“Anticipated outcomes” have been these matches the place the winner had the next ranking than the loser while “Surprising outcomes” have been these matches the place the winner had a decrease ranking than the loser.

Wins towards unrated gamers gave no factors to the winner.

When a rated participant misplaced towards an unrated participant, 10 factors have been deducted from the ranking of the dropping participant.

These calculations have been carried out solely on the premise of the ranking factors, with out taking into consideration “Bonus Factors” (see under).

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Not all matches have been equal

As a result of some desk tennis occasions are extra necessary than others, the ranking factors on supply have been additionally completely different. This was generally known as “weighting”.

The ITTF’s Competitors Division categorised occasions into three completely different tiers, and ranking factors have been elevated for the most important occasions.

So, for occasions such because the Olympic Games,
World Championships and
World Cup, gamers acquired double ranking factors, while for occasions such because the
ITTF World Tour gamers acquired factors multiplied by an element of 1.5.

Third tier occasions, such because the Commonwealth Video games and Pan-Am Video games, acquired regular ranking factors.

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Bonus Factors

Bonus factors, like ranking factors, have been “weighted” and awarded in 4 completely different tiers primarily based on the occasion being performed.

Bonus factors have been usually awarded on the premise of the ultimate positions in knockout singles occasions.

Nonetheless, in competitions the place the knockout format was not used, as much as 16 gamers may very well be given bonus factors.

Moreover, bonus factors have been awarded wherever doable for third place and for different matches the place intermediate positions have been performed for.

These bonus factors remained legitimate for a interval of 12 months from the date of every bonus level earned.

Bonus factors weren’t awarded for Group occasions, Qualifying occasions or Rating (Comfort) occasions.

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Inactive gamers

Gamers who had no recorded worldwide outcomes for 4 months or extra weren’t included on the world rating lists however retained their ranking factors for seeding functions.

Gamers who had no recorded worldwide outcomes for 8 months or extra have been excluded from the world rating lists. Nonetheless they retained their ranking factors till they turn out to be lively once more, which means that within the interim, these factors might nonetheless be used for seeding functions at non ITTF occasions solely.

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New gamers

Beneath the pre-2018 system, gamers entered the desk tennis world rating listing as quickly as that they had not less than two wins towards gamers already ranked.

Gamers got Beginning Factors and these beginning factors have been re-calculated every time a brand new World Rating was produced, up-to-the-minute a participant reached or handed the restrict of 5 wins and 5 losses towards already ranked gamers.

Then these “Beginning Factors” turn out to be ultimate.

However below the brand new system, each participant who has earned ITTF Rating factors in an eligible event throughout the rating interval is included within the ITTF World Rankings.

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When are desk tennis world rating lists issued?



The ITTF was based in 1926, and in 1928 they printed the primary World Rating listing for males and for ladies.

For a few years these rankings have been solely issued every year, generally twice … however in 1991, with the help of computer systems, this frequency step by step elevated.

Now they’re produced on a month-to-month foundation and are usually issued inside the first six days of the month.

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Who dominates the world rating lists?



Properly, as you would possibly anticipate, the Asian gamers, notably the Chinese table tennis players, have dominated the desk tennis world rankings for a few years.

Nonetheless, the brand new system has shaken up the rankings, and gamers similar to Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Timo Boll from Germany at the moment are using excessive, together with Egypt’s Omar Assar and Brazil’s Hugo Calderano within the prime twenty.

Three of the most effective males within the World Rating Record – All Chinese language!

Table Tennis World Rankings - Top Chinese men
by courtesy of the ITTF

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Newest desk tennis world rankings



Please examine this web page every month for an replace.

MEN (December 2020)
Rating Participant (Household Identify, Given Identify) Affiliation
1 FAN, Zhendong China
2 XU, Xin China
3 MA, Lengthy China
4 LIN, Gaoyuan China
5 HARIMOTO, Tomokazu Japan
6 CALDERANO, Hugo Brazil
7 LIN, Yun-Ju Chinese language Taipei
8 FALCK, Mattias Sweden
9 LIANG, Jingkun China
10 BOLL, Timo Germany
11 JANG, Woojin South Korea
12 OVTCHAROV, Dimitrij Germany
13 JEOUNG, Youngsik South Korea
14 WANG, Chuqin China
15 PITCHFORD, Liam England
16 FRANZISKA, Patrick Germany
17 NIWA, Koki Japan
18 MIZUTANI, Jun Japan
19 WONG, Chun Ting Hong Kong China
20 GAUZY, Simon France
more

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WOMEN (December 2020)
Rating Participant (Household Identify, Given Identify) Affiliation
1 CHEN, Meng China
2 SUN, Yingsha China
3 ITO, Mima Japan
4 WANG, Manyu China
5 DING, Ning China
6 ZHU, Yuling China
7 LIU, Shiwen China
8 CHENG, I-Ching Chinese language Taipei
9 ISHIKAWA, Kasumi Japan
10 WANG, Yidi China
11 HIRANO, Miu Japan
12 FENG, Tianwei Singapore
13 CHEN, Xingtong China
14 DOO, Hoi Kem Hong Kong China
15 JEON, Jihee South Korea
16 POLCANOVA, Sofia Austria
17 SATO, Hitomi Japan
18 DIAZ, Adriana Puerto Rica
19 SOLJA, Petrissa Germany
20 HE, Zhuojia China
more

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To see the highest 100 gamers on the most recent desk tennis world rating lists, you’ll be able to obtain the connected recordsdata under.

Please examine this web page every month for an replace.

 

pdf logoThese are pdf recordsdata.

 

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MORE PAGES ABOUT
MAJOR TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENTS
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Olympic Video games

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2004 Olympic Video games – Athens, Greece

2008 Olympic Video games – Beijing, China

2012 Olympic Video games – London, England

2016 Olympic Video games – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2020 Olympic Video games – Tokyo, Japan

 

World Championships

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2009 World Championships – Yokohama, Japan

2010 World Group Championships – Moscow, Russia

2011 World Championships – Rotterdam, Netherlands

2012 World Group Championships – Dortmund, Germany

2013 World Championships – Paris, France

2014 World Group Championships – Tokyo, Japan

2015 World Championships – Suzhou, China

2016 World Group Championships – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2017 World Championships – Dusseldorf, Germany

2018 World Group Championships – Halmstad, Sweden

2019 World Championships – Budapest, Hungary

2020 World Group Championships – Busan, South Korea

 

ITTF World Tour

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ITTF Professional Tour (1996-2011)

ITTF World Tour (2012-2016)

ITTF World Tour (2017 onwards)

 

World Cup

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European Championships

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2008 European Championships – St Petersburg, Russia

2009 European Championships – Stuttgart, Germany

2010 European Championships – Ostrava, Czech Republic

2011 European Championships – Gdansk/Sopot, Poland

2012 European Championships – Herning, Denmark

2013 European Championships – Schwechat, Austria

2014 European Championships – Lisbon, Portugal

2015 European Championships – Russia, Ekaterinburg

2016 European Championships – Budapest, Hungary

2017 European Championships – Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2018 European Championships – Alicante, Spain

2019 European Championships – Nantes, France

2020/21 European Championships – Warsaw, Poland

 

Commonwealth Video games

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Desk Tennis Occasions Calendars

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