Elite Player Profiles & World Ranking

As with any sport, the players who reach the top level of the game, as professional players often do, inspire and teach the rest of us new and better techniques. We hope this section will inspire and motivate some of you to reach your full potential.

Women
Rank Previous Player
1 5  China  ZHU Yuling
2 1  China  DING Ning
3 3  China  LI Xiaoxia
3 10  Japan  ISHIKAWA Kasumi
4 7  China  CHEN Meng
5 6  CHINA  WANG Manyu
6 2  China  LIU Shiwen
7 8  JAPAN  ITO Mima
8 8  Spain  SHEN Yanfei
8 7  CHINESE TAIPEI  CHENG I-Ching
9 9  JAPAN  HIRANO Miu
10 10  CHINA  CHEN Xingtong
11 4  Singapore  FENG Tianwei
12 12  China  GUO Yue
12 12  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  SUH Hyowon
13 14  JAPAN  SATO Hitomi
14 14  Japan  FUKUHARA Ai
14 13  HONG KONG  DOO Hoi Kem
15 15  AUSTRIA  POLCANOVA Sofia
16 18  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  JEON Jihee
17 20  JAPAN  SHIBATA Saki
18 22  CHINA  GU Yuting
19 24  ROMANIA  SZOCS Bernadette
20 25  JAPAN  KATO Miyu
21 21  Singapore  WANG Yue Gu
21 16  NETHERLANDS  LI Jie
22 17  ROMANIA  SAMARA Elizabeta
23 23  China  FAN Ying
23 19  CANADA  ZHANG Mo
24 27  POLAND  LI Qian
25 21  CHINESE TAIPEI  CHEN Szu-Yu
33 33  Japan  HIRANO Sayaka
36 36  Hong Kong  LIN Ling
40 29  Singapore  YU Mengyu
46 75  Luxemburg  NI Xia Lian
46 46  Singapore  LI Jia Wei
46 46  Hong Kong  LAU Sui Fei
47 24  Austria  LIU Jia
53 53  South Korea  PARK Mi Young
54 54  China  SUN Jin
63 9  China  WU Yang
71 71  USA  GAO Jun
126 126  Croatia  BOROS Tamara
132 16  Korea  KIM Kyung Ah
147 11  China  FENG Yalan
263 13  Hong Kong  JIANG Huajun
297 297  China  LI Nan
312 6  China  GUO Yan
704 27  Hong Kong  TIE Yana
n/a n/a  China  WANG Nan
n/a n/a  China  LI Ju
n/a n/a  China  ZHANG Yining
n/a n/a  Taipei  CHEN Jing
n/a n/a  China  YANG Ying
n/a n/a  Korea  RYU Ji Hye
n/a n/a  Romania  STEFF Mihaela
n/a n/a  Germany  GOTSCH Qianhong
n/a n/a  Japan  KOYAMA Chire
n/a n/a  Singapore  JING Jun Hong
n/a n/a  China  NIU Jianfeng
n/a n/a  North Korea  KIM Hyon Hui
Men
Rank Previous Player
1 11  China  FAN Zhendong
2 2  China  XU Xin
3 5  Germany  BOLL Timo
3 3  China  WANG Hao
4 5  CHINA  LIN Gaoyuan
5 6  Germany  OVTCHAROV Dimitrij
6 8  JAPAN  HARIMOTO Tomokazu
7 7  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  LEE Sangsu
8 9  HONG KONG  WONG Chun Ting
9 9  China  MA Lin
9 11  BRAZIL  CALDERANO Hugo
10 10  China  WANG Li Qin
10 10  JAPAN  NIWA Koki
11 1  China  MA Long
12 19  SWEDEN  FALCK Mattias
13 15  GERMANY  FRANZISKA Patrick
14 7  Taipei  CHUANG Chih-Yuan
14 14  China  HAO Shuai
15 15  South Korea  HYUK Joo Se
15 18  DENMARK  GROTH Jonathan
16 14  PORTUGAL  FREITAS Marcos
17 17  China  CHEN Qi
17 17  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  JEONG Sangeun
18 12  Belarus  SAMSONOV Vladimir
19 13  Japan  MIZUTANI Jun
20 16  FRANCE  GAUZY Simon
21 20  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  JANG Woojin
22 22  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  LIM Jonghoon
23 21  NIGERIA  ARUNA Quadri
24 23  ENGLAND  PITCHFORD Liam
25 25  Korea  RYU Seung Min
25 24  SWEDEN  KARLSSON Kristian
26 26  Korea  OH Sang Eun
52 52  Austria  SCHLAGER Werner
63 16  Singapore  GAO Ning
69 4  China  ZHANG Jike
73 73  Germany  ROSSKOPF Jorg
74 74  Croatia  PRIMORAC Zoran
76 76  Sweden  PERSSON Jorgen
84 84  Belgium  SAIVE Jean-Michel
91 91  Hong Kong  LI Ching
121 121  Taipei  CHIANG Peng-Lung
125 8  China  YAN An
271 20  Denmark  MAZE Michael
287 42  Austria  CHEN Weixing
867 63  Greece  KREANGA Kalinikos
n/a n/a  Sweden  WALDNER Jan Ove
n/a n/a  China  KONG Linghui
n/a n/a  China  LIU Guoliang
n/a n/a  China  LIU Guozheng
n/a n/a  Korea  KIM Taek Soo
n/a n/a  Sweden  KARLSSON Peter

Rankings as of 2018-12-12. Source: ITTF

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