Table tennis or “ping-pong” is a popular recreational game. With the relative affordability of ping-pong tables, many children learn to play the game at a young age. Players can choose from skill-based approaches or they can play the game with the intention of adding flourishes like spins and spikes. With the freedom of hits, players have the opportunity to be creative and decisive. In match play, the individual or two-person team that scores 11 points first, wins. Games typically consist of five, seven, or nine matches.
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