Kasumi ISHIKAWA

Kasumi Ishikawa - photo by the ITTFKasumi Ishikawa

 

Age: 24  

Height: 1.57m    

Country: Japan    

Left-handed: (Shakehand grip)    

 

 

 

 

– photo provided courtesy of the ITTF

Kasumi Ishikawa is the highest ranked Japanese women’s table tennis player and is a former winner at the ITTF World Tour Grand Finals (2014). Ishikawa comes from a table tennis orientated family, with her mother being her current coach and her younger sister Rira is also a professional table tennis player.

The 2015 Japan National Championships saw Kasumi Ishikawa pick up her 3rd women’s singles title in a row at the competition. Ishikawa also won the women’s singles titles at the 2015 Philippines and Bulgarian Opens.