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 4  China  CHEN Meng
2 3    SUN Yingsha
3 7  JAPAN  ITO Mima
4 5  CHINA  WANG Manyu
5 2  China  DING Ning
6 1  China  ZHU Yuling
7 6  China  LIU Shiwen
8 8  CHINESE TAIPEI  CHENG I-Ching
9 3  Japan  ISHIKAWA Kasumi
10 12    WANG Yidi
11 9  JAPAN  HIRANO Miu
12 11  Singapore  FENG Tianwei
13 10  CHINA  CHEN Xingtong
14 14  HONG KONG  DOO Hoi Kem
15 16  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  JEON Jihee
16 15  AUSTRIA  POLCANOVA Sofia
17 13  JAPAN  SATO Hitomi
18 19    DIAZ Adriana
19 20    SOLJA Petrissa
20 18    HE Zhuojia
21 12  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  SUH Hyowon
21 25    HAN Ying
23 20  JAPAN  KATO Miyu
24 21    QIAN Tianyi
25 25  CHINESE TAIPEI  CHEN Szu-Yu
26 19  ROMANIA  SZOCS Bernadette
33 24  POLAND  LI Qian
34 22  ROMANIA  SAMARA Elizabeta
37 17  JAPAN  SHIBATA Saki
38 23  CANADA  ZHANG Mo
40 18  CHINA  GU Yuting
42 46  Luxemburg  NI Xia Lian
50 40  Singapore  YU Mengyu
58 21  NETHERLANDS  LI Jie
105 47  Austria  LIU Jia
126 126  Croatia  BOROS Tamara
132 132  Korea  KIM Kyung Ah
145 147  China  FENG Yalan
160 63  China  WU Yang
263 263  Hong Kong  JIANG Huajun
297 297  China  LI Nan
520 312  China  GUO Yan
704 704  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 54  China  SUN Jin
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 36  Hong Kong  LIN Ling
n/a n/a  China  NIU Jianfeng
n/a n/a  North Korea  KIM Hyon Hui
n/a 46  Singapore  LI Jia Wei
n/a 12  China  GUO Yue
n/a 46  Hong Kong  LAU Sui Fei
n/a 23  China  FAN Ying
n/a 71  USA  GAO Jun
n/a 3  China  LI Xiaoxia
n/a 21  Singapore  WANG Yue Gu
n/a 14  Japan  FUKUHARA Ai
n/a 53  South Korea  PARK Mi Young
n/a 33  Japan  HIRANO Sayaka
n/a 8  Spain  SHEN Yanfei
Men
Rank Previous Player
1 1  China  FAN Zhendong
2 2  China  XU Xin
3 11  China  MA Long
4 4  CHINA  LIN Gaoyuan
5 6  JAPAN  HARIMOTO Tomokazu
6 9  BRAZIL  CALDERANO Hugo
7 7  Taipei  LIN Yun-Ju
8 12  SWEDEN  FALCK Mattias
9 8    LIANG Jingkun
10 3  Germany  BOLL Timo
11 21  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  JANG Woojin
12 5  Germany  OVTCHAROV Dimitrij
13 14    JEOUNG Youngsik
14 12    WANG Chuqin
15 24  ENGLAND  PITCHFORD Liam
16 13  GERMANY  FRANZISKA Patrick
17 10  JAPAN  NIWA Koki
18 19  Japan  MIZUTANI Jun
19 8  HONG KONG  WONG Chun Ting
20 23  NIGERIA  ARUNA Quadri
20 20  FRANCE  GAUZY Simon
22 7  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  LEE Sangsu
23 23    ZHAO Zihao
24 28    GARDOS Robert
25 16  PORTUGAL  FREITAS Marcos
26 14  Taipei  CHUANG Chih-Yuan
27 18  Belarus  SAMSONOV Vladimir
29 25  SWEDEN  KARLSSON Kristian
30 15  DENMARK  GROTH Jonathan
71 22  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  LIM Jonghoon
108 125  China  YAN An
121 121  Taipei  CHIANG Peng-Lung
287 287  Austria  CHEN Weixing
332 271  Denmark  MAZE Michael
520 63  Singapore  GAO Ning
n/a n/a  Sweden  WALDNER Jan Ove
n/a 10  China  WANG Li Qin
n/a n/a  China  KONG Linghui
n/a 9  China  MA Lin
n/a n/a  China  LIU Guoliang
n/a n/a  China  LIU Guozheng
n/a 52  Austria  SCHLAGER Werner
n/a 74  Croatia  PRIMORAC Zoran
n/a n/a  Korea  KIM Taek Soo
n/a 76  Sweden  PERSSON Jorgen
n/a 84  Belgium  SAIVE Jean-Michel
n/a 73  Germany  ROSSKOPF Jorg
n/a 3  China  WANG Hao
n/a n/a  Sweden  KARLSSON Peter
n/a 17  China  CHEN Qi
n/a 25  Korea  RYU Seung Min
n/a 26  Korea  OH Sang Eun
n/a 14  China  HAO Shuai
n/a 91  Hong Kong  LI Ching
n/a 15  South Korea  HYUK Joo Se
n/a 69  China  ZHANG Jike
n/a 17  REPUBLIC OF KOREA  JEONG Sangeun
n/a 867  Greece  KREANGA Kalinikos

Rankings as of 2021-08-15. Source: ITTF

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