ITTF(International Table Tennis Federation) announced WTT] earlier this year. The new WTT will present a new perspective to table tennis with new rules and new arena. Liu Guoliong was annouced as WTT chairman in second quater of 2020.
WTT will feature a new playing format, scoring system and a dynamic prize money structure, it will feature many of the sport’s biggest stars in striking WTT surrounds.
An octagon-shaped court design is set to catch the eye and raise the heartbeat of all athletes who step inside it. It will take the spectators’ viewing experience to new heights.
“It is very exciting to see WTT’s visual identity coming to life. The image of our WTT events is vital to convey a bold and exciting approach to run table tennis events across the globe. WTT Macao offers a first glimpse of what’s in store from 2021 onwards.” – Joachim Davy, WTT Creative Director
WTT Macao welcomes three equipment partners, Double Happiness (Official Table), Double Fish (Official Ball) and Enlio (Official Sports Floor), all of whom are embracing the visual changes.
The table will feature orange lines and a special undercarriage fitted with LED panelling. Contrasting with the table will be a deep black flooring – a first for table tennis. Both orange and white balls will be tested at the event.
“Double Happiness has been a long-term partner of the ITTF, and we are very excited to enter the next era of table tennis with WTT. WTT Macao represents a fresh start for the sport with multiple innovations and DHS is proud to be showcasing our latest signature rainbow undercarriage with LED to add to the presentation of our sport on the world stage.” – Lou Shihe, General Manager of Shanghai Double Happiness
“We are thrilled to present our new broadcast-optimised court layout at WTT Macao, which is but one of many changes WTT has made to deliver the best value for our partners. The new colour scheme is the first of its kind in table tennis, and we are happy that our long-term partners Double Happiness, Double Fish and Enlio have come on board to support us in making this a reality.” – Kimberly Koh, WTT Head of Partnerships
Source - [https://worldtabletennis.com/article?lang=eng&article_no=1605688583300](WTT Website)
WTT will be hosting it’s first event in Macao from 25 – 29 November 2020.
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