The latest in the line of discussion is increasing the height of the net which would mean players have to play with more safety and higher trajectory, marginally slowing the shots and rallies down. Table Tennis Could Face Increase in Net Height. The reform suggestion was made by the Swiss Table Tennis Association with the aims of slowing down the game for more attractive television prospects.
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2.3 The net shall be suspended by a cord attached at each end to an upright post 15.25 cm. (6 in.) high, the outside limits of the post being 15.25 cm. outside the side lines. 2.4 The net, with its suspension, along its whole length, shall be 15.25 cm. (6 in.) above the playing surface.
The tennis net is 42" (106.68 cm) at the net posts and 36" (91.44 cm) at the center of the net. The net tension is set by adjusting the net such that the ce...
3724d. #1. ITTF to increase ball and net size. The ITTF President Adham Sharara announced on the German version of the ITTF web site that they are currently testing 42mm ball sizes. Adham Sharara quoted, 'we are going to raise the net size to. With these two changes our aims are to bring the defenders back into the game'.
In 2018 this all changes. by Wade Townsend. As part of an initiative to continue the modernisation of table tennis, ITTF announces that as of Monday 1st January 2018 the table size regulations will be increasing to 6 metres long by 3.5 metres wide. “One of our main goals is to massively increase the prize money at ITTF events and to do this we need a larger televised audience.
Here's a reminder of the table tennis table size dimensions... 9 feet (2.74m) long, 5 feet (1.525m) wide and. 2 feet 6 inches (76cm) high. ... and the net is. 6 feet (1.83m) long and. 6 inches (15.25 cm) high. Read my downloadable books for the best information. ^ Top of page ^.
The height of a net, including the net itself and the cord attached, should not be taller than 15.25cm above the playing surface. The length of the net should be 1.83 meters long covering the entire width of the table, and the net should be as close to the playing surface, as possible.
The table or playing surface is uniformly dark coloured and matte, divided into two halves by a net at 15.25 cm (6.0 in) in height. The ITTF approves only wooden tables or their derivates. Concrete tables with a steel net or a solid concrete partition are sometimes available in outside public spaces, such as parks.