Slawomir Marczak vs Bill Ukapatayasakul (U-2300)
General view of the playing hall
Just a bunch of players having fun 1
Lots and lots of gear from Joola
Tons of blades from Butterfly
Chen Weixing welcomes you! (and then tries to sell you some blades...)
Just a bunch of players having fun 2
Varghese just finished his match...
More tables, more games...
some warmup moments...
Sergiy Bezvikonny is warming up with Ali Shafai
? vs Spencer Chase
Brana Vlasic is about to hit her backhand
Gao Jun and Tawny Banh are warming up...
same two ladies and Crystal Huang
Gao Jun hits backhand to Tawny Banh (Trevor Runyan in the background, right)
Tahl Leibovitz hitting it up...
Trevor Runyan and John Leach practice their shots
Gao Jun vs Crystal Huang
proud parents watch their kids play...
David vs Goliath, 7 vs 70...
Stellan Bengtsson watches Brana Vlasic play
Stellan again, coaching Brana
Grant Li and Ethan Jin are warming up
Grant Li, playing U-2300
John Lam is about to hit it hard!
John Lam again... winning, hopefully
Nobuyuki Shiogai and Sergey Bezvikonny
me and Sergiy, after a hard day's work...
? vs Raghu Nadmichettu
Lots and lots of TT gear from Paddle Palace
Grant Li (in orange sweatshirt)
Jasna Reed's practicing with Lee McCool
Jasna, once more...
Very gloomy Las Vegas. View from Hilton's 24th story (see my camera's reflection?)
Another view... mountains in the background
Overcast skies over Las Vegas.
First snow in LV in about 30 years! Just my luck...
Finally sun is out! Las Vegas Convention Center - view from the shuttle bus
new construction around LV Convention Center
My first view of LVCC
we are getting closer... just 2 minutes left
This is where we played
View of sunny Las Vegas from Convention Center
Monorail station next to Convention Center
view of palms and clean air from LVCC
Enter and play table tennis!
another nice view of the off-strip Las Vegas
Our shuttle. Comes and goes every 30 minutes
Pretty roomy, isn't it?
Han Xiao warming up with Jackee Lee
Tybie Sommer-Thall. World Champion, Mixed Doubles circa 1948
Tybie Sommer-Thall, still going strong
Tybie Sommer-Thall waits for the serve
Danny Seemiller signs the board after the win
Me and Danny Seemiller. Guess which am I...
Ariel Hsing (future runner-up in Women Singles) warming up with XinXin Dong
Danny and Ricky Seemiller playing 40+ doubles
Seemiller brothers on their way to another victory
Diane Jiang (2nd place at 10U Girls) is serving
Masaru Hashimoto vs Slawomir Marczak
Dan Cravens vs George Braithwaite
Masaru Hashimoto (right), receiving from Slawomir Marczak
me playing against Tri Dinh
killer backhand block by yours truly
Tri Dinh preparing to destroy me with forehand loop
Lupi and Jasna before warmup
Jasna returning topspin to Lupi
Another lob from Jasna
and the ball is gone...
Brana Vlasic is about to warm up with Adam Bobrow
Eric Owens is getting his ball back
Eric Owens and Sasa Drinic
not a very interesting photo, I'd say...
?, Stellan and Angie Bengtsson
another pic of Bengtsson family
David Zhuang warms up with Shao Yu
David Zhuang is about to block...
Eric Owens vs Han Xiao 1
Eric Owens vs Han Xiao 2
Eric Owens vs Han Xiao 3
Sean and me are trying out 60-mm ball. What fun!
This ball is huge! How do I serve that monster...?
Don't stand in the way of that one!
Sean is receiving my 60-mm serve
Just look at the size of this beauty!
Final of U-2000. Noel Huermann vs Phong Nguyen
That is one wacky photographer! Rob Trudell at your service!
Finals of U-2000. Phong Nguyen serves to Noel Huermann
Sean is calm (he knows something, I guess...)
Mike Chen vs George Braithwaite 1
Mike Chen vs George Braithwaite 2
George Braithwaite is in the middle of his comeback from 0-2 in the match against Mike Chen