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WTT eyes full slate of Grand Smashes by 2024, revenues recover to reach $29m

Yukiya Uda (R) and Shunsuke Togami of Japan in action during WTT Singapore Smash at OCBC Arena on March 18, 2022 (Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images)

World Table Tennis, the commercial arm of the International Table Tennis Federation, is confident that a full quota of four ‘Grand Smash’ tournaments will be in place by 2024, when it will look to roll out a full calendar for the first time.

WTT, which today (Wednesday) announced the first half of its 2023 WTT Series calendar, is expected to report $29m (€28m) in commercial revenues this year as it delivers just under half of the original competition structure initially envisioned.

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