Top performances for ten years – thanks to DONIC

What? Austrian Open 2016

When? From 9th to 13th November

Where? In Linz!

The Austrian Open, one of the most popular tournaments in the frame of the World Tour, are traditionally hold with a lot of top players. Also the stars from China come there regularly, the list of prominent winners is long and filled with illustrious names, among them Chen Qi, Timo Boll and Ma Long.

Such a big tournament, however, is also a logistic challenge. With presumably 50 nations and about 340 players taking part in this tournament, the Austrian Open 2016 will be one of the biggest international Championships world-wide. About 820 matches will take place during 5 days and about 70.000 points can be achieved in total. At least 14 international TV channels will broadcast this Event Open, among them also the Chinese national broadcaster CCTV that broadcasts the final matches live.

All this makes high demands – not only on the athletes and organizers, but also on the equipment. Behind the success of the Austrian Open, which are already hold for the 49th time, stands also a German name: DONIC. For ten years now the German traditional company has been the equipment supplier of the Austrian Open and guarantees first-class playing conditions. The stars honor these conditions, as they attach great importance to the best quality in terms of material and perfect basic conditions. Thus they can rely on all these things in 2016 again, when from 9th to 13th November in Linz the new title holder will be determined. 26 DONIC Delhi 25 tables as well as two Showcourt tables especially designed for the Austrian Open are the preconditions for world-class table tennis. 51 referees from 18 countries will work with DONIC scorers and DONIC referee tables.

In a fast-moving time where partnerships in sports rarely last that long, ten years mean a small eternity. Relationships that last such a long time aren’t only based on initial enthusiasm but also on reliability, confidence in the partner and the awareness of quality and a good feeling. Welcome to DONIC.