This Dec. 11, 2012 photo shows hotelier André Balazs, left, and actress Susan Sarandon at the opening of SPiN ping pong club at The Standard Hotel in Los Angeles. The newest SPiN club takes over the entire second floor of the trendy Standard Hotel in downtown L.A., boasting a custom-designed red table as its centerpiece. Professional instructors are available to teach the basics to those who didn't grow up with a table in their basements and to help amateurs perfect their skills. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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This Dec. 11, 2012 photo shows hotelier André Balazs, left, and actress Susan Sarandon at the opening of SPiN ping pong club at The Standard Hotel in Los Angeles. The newest SPiN club takes over the entire second floor of the trendy Standard Hotel in downtown L.A., boasting a custom-designed red table as its centerpiece. Professional instructors are available to teach the basics to those who didn't grow up with a table in their basements and to help amateurs perfect their skills. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
This Dec. 11, 2012 photo shows hotelier André Balazs, left, and actress Susan Sarandon at the opening of SPiN ping pong club at The Standard Hotel in Los Angeles. The newest SPiN club takes over the entire second floor of the trendy Standard Hotel in downtown L.A., boasting a custom-designed red table as its centerpiece. Professional instructors are available to teach the basics to those who didn't grow up with a table in their basements and to help amateurs perfect their skills. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)