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Hit Me With Your Best Shot

By Margaret Lyons on Jun 30, 2004 5:20PM

2004.6.30.paddle.gifToday marks the start of the Killerspin U.S. Open, table tennis’s premier event, and lucky us, it’s at Navy Pier! The event runs through Sunday, and there are all sorts or exciting table tennis events throughout the day. Tonight, kick in for a good cause at the SPINvitational at UIC Pavilion. The world’s top table tennis players will be playing for charities including the Union League Boys and Girl Club, the Belle Center, America's Second Harvest, P.E.4LIFE—like celebrity Jeopardy, only with table tennis. Tickets are $10.
Qualifying rounds for the Open were this morning at 10, and round 1 starts tomorrow morning. Tickets to the finals on Saturday cost $20-$30, but check out the hotty hotties you might be able to catch a glimpse of. The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat.