ZHANG Jike

Zhang Jike - photo by Holger StraedeZhang Jike

 

Age: 29  

Height: 1.78m    

Country: China    

Right-handed: (Shakehand grip)    

World Ranking: 6th

 

 

 

– photo kindly provided by Holger Straede (foto.straede.de)

Zhang Jike is one of four players in the history of the sport to have achieved a career grand slam and is the fastest player to have won the World Championships, World Cup and the Olympic games consecutively, claiming all three tournaments within 445 days of each other.

Zhang Jike plays attacking-style table tennis using a combination of quick topspin, counter and loop to overpower his opponent.