Top 10 Greatest Table Tennis Players Of All Time Ever

Posted on January 18, 2019, 8:55 pm
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Table tennis is a short range game played in a small table that creates a true smell of tennis as well. It is also known as Ping Pong. It also needed two players to conduct the game. Table Tennis is mostly known as the gentleman’s play. In playing tennis both male and female players are very much concentrated with each ball and shot. There have been some players who made themselves as the best for all time by their fitness regimes and racket technology over the years. The selection of the Top 10 greatest table tennis players of all time is a critical assignment where most of them are much better in their consistent performance.

Top 10 Greatest Table Tennis Players Of All Time Ever

Ma Long (Left), Xu Xin (Right)

These record holders are appraised from around the world. Top names like Ma Long, Xu Xin, Wang Liqin, Guo Yue, Deng Yaping, Liu Guoliang and some other come to mind among the best to ever play the game. The greatest table tennis players of all time for all time have also won a number of World Championships, World Cup and Olympic Gold and so on.

Top 10 Greatest Table Tennis Players Of All Time

Table tennis is one of the most popular indoor sports in the world is also known as ping pong. Regarding the situation, the table tennis researchers are always trying to differentiate the players on the basis of their performance consistency, achievements, and some other tactics.

List of Top 10 greatest table tennis players in the history-

10. Chen Jing

Chen Jing Greatest Table Tennis Players Of All Time EverChen Jing is a Chinese female table tennis player. She was born on 20th September 1968 at Hubei, China. She won a silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Then she won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. But the most attractive victory happened in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul when she won a gold medal in singles.

09. Yoo Nam-Kyu

Yoo Nam-Kyu Greatest Table Tennis Players Of All Time EverYoo Nam-Kyu is a South Korean table tennis player. Nam Kyu was born on 4th June 1968. He achieved three bronze medals along with a gold medal in the Olympics.

He won two times double, first in the 1988 Summer Olympics he won the men’s doubles with his partner Ahn Jae-Hyung and the 2nd in the 1992 Summer Olympics with his partner Kim Taek-Soo.

08. Jan Waldner

Jan Waldner Greatest Table Tennis Players Of All Time EverJan Waldner is a Swedish table tennis player and he is one of the most successful non-Chinese table tennis players. He won 9th times Swedish Championship title in his career.

He won three gold medals in three different categories in 1996, in the European Championship singles, doubles, and Team competition respectively. Although he was one of the seven players played in the first five championship years during which he won an Olympic Gold in 1992 and Silver in 2000.

07. Liu Guoliang

Liu Guoliang Top 10 Greatest Table Tennis Players Of All Time EverLiu Guoliang is a Chinese table tennis player. He was born in 1976 at Henan, China and He achieved a career grand slam by winning the World Championships, World Cup and Olympic Gold in his career.

He won two gold medals, silver, and a bronze in his career of the Olympic Games. After retirement from playing, he was assigned as the head coach of Chinese table tennis team.

06. Deng Yaping

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Deng Yaping is another Chinese female table tennis player. She was born in 1973. In the 40th World Table Tennis Championship, she won the women’s double gold medal. 1995 world cup she won the women’s team gold medal.

In 1994 and 1995 World Table Tennis Championship she won the women’s singles gold medal twice. She has become one of the greatest table tennis players of all time.

05. Qiao Hong

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Qiao is also a Chinese female table tennis player. She was born in Hubei, China on 21st of November, 1968. In her table tennis career, she won two Olympic gold medals, silver, and a bronze.

In 2005, she was inducted in the ITTF hall of fame for achieving lots of titles. She has become one of the greatest table tennis players of all time.

04. Guo Yue

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Guo Yue is a Chinese female table tennis player. She was born in Anshan, China in 1988. She is left-handed and uses a shake hand grip for playing. In her long career, she won two Olympic Gold medals and two bronzes.

In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, world table tennis women’s team champion and the Asian Cup Champion she won the bronze medal in the singles.

03. Wang Liqin

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Wang Liqin is a Chinese table tennis player. According to the ITTF rankings, he was the number one table tennis player from 2004 to 2006.

He won the world champion three times. Besides, in the 2004 Anthems Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the singles competition and a gold medal in the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

02. Xu Xin

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Xu Xin is a former South Korean table tennis player. He had beaten the current world champion Ma Long three times in 2014 and twice in 2016. At the 2016 Korea opens title, he won his third-time tournament title. He won the grand slam in the Japan Open in 2016.

Besides, he won the World Tour Grand Finals in 2012 and 2013. After a few years, he won the Asian Cup twice in 2013 and 2016. He won the gold medal in the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

01. Ma Long

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Ma Long is a Chinese table tennis player. He was born in 20th of October in 1988. He won the World Junior Champion in 2004 and started his glorious journey in table tennis. Then he won the Asian Games Gold Medal in 2010.

He is mostly known as the “ITTF Pro Tour King” for his consistent performance around the world. He won all the champions title in his short career including the Olympics, World Cup, and World Championships.

Table Tennis is mostly known as the gentleman’s play. In playing tennis both male and female players are very much concentrated with each ball and shot. There have been some players who made themselves as the best for all time by their fitness regimes and racket technology over the years. It is one of the most popular indoor sports in the world. The greatest table tennis players won a number of World Championships, World Cup and Olympic Gold and so on for the game titles.

 

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