Watch Ma Long, The Best Table Tennis Player, In Action

Sep 12, 2015 By Erin Marie McDonald
Ping pong doesn't always elicit a sense of respect in the sporting arena. However, if anyone has seen Ma Long's visually deceptive returns, his power-packed forehand grip and his sheer agility, they might change their mind. As he darts to and fro from one side of the table to the other, he dives for a save with a perfectly calculated, point-scoring return.

It's no wonder that he's considered to be the number one player across the world, according to the International Table Tennis Federation. Like all great sportsmen and sportswomen, he elevates this sport to an art form. This reel captures some of his legendary plays and epic shots for five minutes of sheer athleticism.
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