White vs Yellow

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 6 years ago

Bhavesh Gnnanapareddy

Bhavesh Gnnanapareddy Asked 6 years ago

Hi Alois,

Is white ball better or the yellow one. I often see high class matches with white ball, is white ball better.

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 6 years ago

Hi Bhavesh,

There is no difference with the performance of the different colour.  At the top level now most tournaments are played with white balls because it is better for viewing.

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Jean Balthazar

Jean Balthazar Posted 6 years ago

I personnaly find that the yellow/orange ball has the advantage of being the only object of this colour in the whole scenery, so the contrast is maximum and it helps for tracking the ball. The white ball shares its colour with the side lines of the table, the net top...

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