Special thanks to Eugene Atha for directing another successful and fun-filled Arkansas Open table tennis tournament for 2014. Thanks also to Jamey Hall who served as the umpire for the event. This year's open showcases some of the best table tennis play in Arkansas this year. We hope that everyone who attended had a great time and enjoyed themselves.
Congratulations to all of winners, runners up, and competitors in the 2014 Closed events. LRTTC would like to highlight the results of LRTTC members (their names appear in bold in the table below).
- Jeff Pratt is the Under 1500 Singles Champion.
- Tanner Cook is the Under 1300 Singles Champion.
- Sam Bezold is the Under 900 Champion. Sam also took second place in the Under 1100 Singles.
- Megha Nelluri came in second place in the Women's Singles. Megha also teamed up with Don Jackson from Sherwood to win the Mixed Doubles Championship.
- Mike Lauro teamed up with Tom Jourdan of Oklahoma to become the Under 3300 Doubles Champions.
Here is a summary of the results:
|Arkansas Open 2014||Held Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK|
|EVENT||1ST PLACE||State||2ND PLACE||State|
|OPEN SINGLES||Cheng Li||Mississippi||Yi Chi Zhang||Mississippi|
|A SINGLES||Jamey Hall||Arkansas||Carl Lewis||Tennessee|
|B SINGLES||Bijoys Baby||Arkansas||Clem Volpert||Arkansas|
|C SINGLES||Tiffany Salter||Oklahoma||Joesph Tassin||Louisiana|
|U2100||Scott Barone||Arkansas||Liedy Handoku||Tennessee|
|U1900||Carl Lewis||Tennessee||David Correa||Oklahoma|
|U1700||Ben Phillips||Arkansas||Paul Hadfield||Arkansas|
|U1500||Jeff Pratt (LRTTC)||Arkansas||Bijoys Baby||Arkansas|
|U1300||Tanner Cook (LRTTC)||Arkansas||Tiffany Salter||Oklahoma|
|U1100||Varun Coona||Tennessee||Sam Bezold (LRTTC)||Arkansas|
|U900||Sam Bezold (LRTTC)||Arkansas||Michael Barnes||Oklahoma|
|U18 Junior Girls||Katherine Fang||Texas||Victoria Bogomilova||Arkansas|
|U18 Junior Boys||Simon Zumbach||Arkansas||Alex Larson||Arkansas|
|WOMENS||Joyce Hartmann||Arkansas||Megha Nelluri (LRTTC)||Arkansas|
|Hardbat||Scott Barone||Arkansas||John Falco||Arkansas|
|Open Doubles||Cheng Li||Mississippi||Winfred Addy||Oklahoma|
|Yi Chi Zhang||Mississippi||Michiya Suzuki||Oklahoma|
|Under 3300 Doubles||Mike Lauro (LRTTC)||Arkansas||Britt Salter||Oklahoma|
|Tom Jourdan||Oklahoma||Tiffany Salter||Oklahoma|
|Mixed Doubles||Don Jackson||Arkansas||Scott Barone||Arkansas|
|Megha Nelluri (LRTTC)||Arkansas||Angela Falco||Arkansas|