The sport’s three top-ranked players – Ma Long, Xu Xin and Fan Zhendong – all failed to appear for their second-round matches at the prestigious China Open. Photo: Twitter

China may face sanction from ITTF after top player tournament no-show

World table tennis governing body threatens sanctions against world’s No 1 nation after star players fail to show for China Open

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The sport’s three top-ranked players – Ma Long, Xu Xin and Fan Zhendong – all failed to appear for their second-round matches at the prestigious China Open. Photo: Twitter
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