In pictures: ITTF World Team Cup

A selection of highlights from the international table tennis spectacular in Dubai

Table tennis stars from all over the world went head-to-head in Dubai last week at the ITTF World Team Cup, yet no team was able to match the incredible skill displayed by the Chinese as they continue to prove themselves a force to be reckoned with.

Both the men's and the women's Chinese teams were crowned champions, but not before some of the most intense competition rounds seen in recent times had been played out