You might be wondering: “What is the difference between table tennis and ping-pong?”
If you’ve been around ping-pong, excuse me, table tennis, you have probably noticed that most beginners don’t care about the name. It’s usually the more advanced players who might fight to the death about what’s correct.
Is it called ping pong or table tennis? And are the two the same thing, or different sports entirely?
According to the International Table Tennis Federation there is a correct answer.
And you can probably guess it simply based on their name. They’re called the International Table Tennis Federation for reason.
However, is it wrong to call table tennis ping-pong, or can use them interchangeably without any issues?