http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/table-tennis-illustration/

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make your own table tennis illustration that includes a ping-pong paddle and ball. We’ll be using the Rectangle Tool, Pen Tool and gradients. Also we’ll use the 3D Extrude and Bevel options. If you have some experience working with Adobe Illustrator and want to take your vector illustration skills to the next level, then get your skills moving with this tutorial.