Luxembourg’s Ni Xialian in action at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships when she was a sprightly 51. Photo: AFP Luxembourg’s Ni Xialian in action at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships when she was a sprightly 51. Photo: AFP
Luxembourg’s Ni Xialian in action at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships when she was a sprightly 51. Photo: AFP

‘Never too late to learn’ – 54-year-old Ni Xialian sets record for the longest-ever professional table tennis match

China-born player who has represented Luxembourg for more than 20 years stars in epic win over Japanese rival at Austrian Open

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Luxembourg’s Ni Xialian in action at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships when she was a sprightly 51. Photo: AFP Luxembourg’s Ni Xialian in action at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships when she was a sprightly 51. Photo: AFP
Luxembourg’s Ni Xialian in action at the 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships when she was a sprightly 51. Photo: AFP
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