ITTF announces the postponement of the Japan Open

ITTF announces the postponement of the Japan Open
Beijing News (Reporter Sun Haiguang) ITTF announced today that it was affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic and decided to postpone the hosting of the ITTF Tour Japan Open, originally scheduled for April 21-26.The ITTF calls it the status of the new national outbreak of pneumonia in Japan. It is for the safety and health of players, staff and fans, to be determined.The ITTF said it would work with the Japan Table Tennis Association and the local organizing committee to focus on the seriousness of the epidemic and provide further information after having more information.It will also be announced whether the China Hong Kong Open (May 5-10) and China Open (May 12-17) will be postponed.This is not the first time the ITTF has postponed the return game.Prior to this, the World Table Tennis team event, which was originally scheduled for the end of March in Busan, South Korea, was split into the end of June, and the Australian Open, which was originally scheduled for the end of June, will also re-select antiques.At present, there have been no major ITTF events throughout March.The most recent event was the Asian Qualifying Tournament of the Tokyo Olympics in Bangkok, Thailand, April 6-12.Regarding this competition, ITTF has no news of rescheduling.Sauna, Ye Wang Sun Haiguang Editor Han Shuangming Proofreading Wei Zhuo