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Ai Fukuhara is among those who will take part in the pro tournaments sanctioned by the International Table Tennis Federation next month, officials of the Japan Table Tennis Association (JTTA) said Friday.

The 14-year-old Fukuhara, who has already secured herself a spot in next spring’s Asian qualifier for the Athens Olympics, was named to the list of Japanese players who will compete in the Nov. 6-9 Volkswagen Open in Germany and the Danish Open scheduled for Nov. 13-16.

Fukuhara is currently 47th in the world and 13th in the under-21 division.

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