The ping pong table dimensions or size (including its length, width, and height) requires to meet some standards when the game is played officially. But there can be a number of options regarding the equipment to be used when it comes to playing the game for recreational purposes.
The ITTF oversees official games held in all the different countries that participate in international table tennis sporting events. So to make sure that everyone is on the same page, the organization issued specific dimensions that ping pong tables used in official games should comply with.
What Is The Standard Ping Pong Table Size? Official ITTF ping pong table dimensions are 9 ft (2.74 m) long, 5 ft (1.52 m) wide, and 2 ft 5 (76 cm) high. If you go shopping for table tennis from well-known brands such as Butterfly or STIGA, you will always get a table of the dimensions mentioned above.
Diameter of the ping pong ball is 40 mm. It is hollow and made of celluloid. Earlier, the ball used to be 38 mm in diameter. If a ping pong ball is given a 3 star rating, it means the roundness and bounce are both consistent. Ideally, a ping pong ball weighs 2.7 g. The racket/bat used for playing table tennis is 10.6 cm long.