2013 Table Tennis European Championships
Men's Singles Results
The European Championships 2009.
Eight days of intense table tennis action in Stuttgart, Germany.
In 2009 it was Stuttgart, Germany who hosted this prestigious event from 13-20 September.
The first took place in 1958 in Hungary.
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Initially it was a biennial event, taking place in even numbered years, but now it's held every year during September or October.
So what events were included?
The European Championships events were...
Format of events
Individual events were played on a knockout basis.
Matches in individual events were the best of 7 games, except doubles events up to the quarter-finals, which were the best of 5 games.
There were a maximum 128 places in the 1st round proper of the singles events and not more than 64 places in the 1st round proper of men's and women's doubles events.
Qualification rounds were in groups of 3 to 8 players using a knock-out system.
The organising Association could enter up to 16 players, consisting of not more than 10 men and not more than 10 women.
Any other Association could enter up to 10 players, consisting of not more than 6 men and not more than 6 women.
Within these limits different players could be entered for the team events and for the singles and doubles.
Seeding for team events was on the basis of the final positions in the previous European Championships.
Seeding for individual events was based on the last European Ranking List published before the championships.
Seeding for doubles events was on the basis of a seeding list prepared by the Ranking Committee.
The last European Table Tennis Championships were held in 2008 in St. Petersburg, Russia and the winner was of Germany and the runners-up was of Belarus.
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