|Wang Hao, the defending Men's Singles |
champion Photo By: tabletennisphotos.com
Each field on the entry form must be completed in full and entries must be made on-line by accessing www.ittf.com/entries/2011; this also applies to national associations who are not entering players but are sending delegates to the Annual General Meeting.
The closing date for entries is Tuesday 8th March 2011.
An intention to enter by National Associations should be received by Saturday 8th January 2011.
Modifications but No Additional Entries
No additional entries will be accepted after Tuesday 8th March 2011 but modifications to entries can be made using the on-line system before Friday 15th April 2011.
Any modifications after Friday 15th April 2011 may be made using the “Modifications to Entry Form” document and must be received by12.00 hours local time on Thursday 5th May 2011.
Code and Password
The codes and passwords are the same as used at previous World Championships and for making ITTF Pro Tour entries.
A photocopy of passport, an accreditation photograph (4cm x 3cm) and the city of visa application have to be provided for visa and accreditation purposes.
Note that in May 2011, Central European Summer Time (CEST) will apply in the Netherlands; which is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and one hour ahead of British Summer Time (BST).
The World Championships in 2011 will comprise the five individual events - Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
First Round Proper
In the first round proper of Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles and Mixed Doubles there will be 128 places and in the first round proper of Men’s and Women’s Doubles there will be 64 places.
The first round proper of the Men’s and Women’s Singles events and the Mixed Doubles will comprise 64 seeded players, 32 direct entries and 32 qualifiers.
Meanwhile the Men’s and Women’s Doubles events will each comprise 32 seeds, 16 direct entries and 16 qualifiers.
Qualification for the Men’s and Women’s Singles events will initially comprise groups followed by preliminary rounds if needed; qualification for all doubles events will be by knockout.
All singles matches will be best of seven games; whilst all doubles matches will be best of five games in the qualification stage and best of seven games in the main draw.
Acknowledgement of Entry
An acknowledgment of the receipt of entry forms and any updates will be sent by e-mail. If this confirmation has not been received, the ITTF should be notified by e-mail to: email@example.com
Prospectus for 2011 World Championships
System of Play for 2011 World Championships
Modification of Entries for 2011 World Championships (to be used after Friday 15th April and before Thursday 5th May 2011
ITTF Anti-Harassment Policy and Procedures