New versus old balls

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 7 years ago

Jay Bird

Jay Bird Asked 7 years ago

Do the balls lose any quality of spin, speed or bounce after a certain amount of usage? Thanks guys .....

George


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 7 years ago

Hi George,

I think they do get a bit soft over time but it takes a long time to do this.  When they get a bit more worn, their surface isn’t as grippy either which may lead to less spin.


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Sushil Agrawal

Sushil Agrawal Posted 7 years ago

In my opinion the ball becomes little lighter and losees its grip to the bat. How many games can be played before we discard a ball ?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 7 years ago

I think you can keep playing with them till they are broken.  The effect isn’t that much that you need to throw away a ball.



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