Zhang Jike

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Zhang Jike (张继科)

Zhang Jike (张继科) is a top player of Chinese national table tennis team. He won the team title at the 51st World Table Tennis Championships in Germany in 2012.

Zhang was born on Feb. 16,1988 in Qingdao, Shandong Province. At the tender age of five, his father started teaching him how to play. In 2000, Zhang was recruited by the Shandong Luneng Table Tennis Team and from there he went on to become a national team member in Jan. 2003. In 2008 Zhang Jike and Wang Hao won the China National Table Tennis Championship men’s doubles title as members of the Bayi Team. In addition, Zhang himself eventually won the men's singles title as well after beating three Olympic champions -- Ma Lin, Wang Liqin and Wang Hao. On May 15, 2011, Zhang Jike defeated defending champion Wang Hao, the world's No.1 table tennis player, 4 to 2 during the men’s singles final of the World Table Tennis Championships. This also meant Zhang’s first-ever World Championships men’s singles title. On Nov. 13, 2011, he beat his teammate Wang Hao once more, again with a score of 4 to 2, during the Men's Table Tennis World Cup, earning him his first World Cup Championships title. He is also the champion of the 2012 World Team Table Tennis Championships.

Career Highlights:

Year / Title 2002 Men's Singles champion at the World Youth Table Tennis Championships Tournament

2008 Men's Singles champion at the China Table Tennis Championships

2009 Men's Doubles champion (with Xu Xin) at the Table Tennis Match of the 5th East Asia Games

2009 Men's Singles runner-up at the Asian Table Tennis Championships

2009 Men's Doubles runner-up at the Asian Table Tennis Championships

2009 Mixed Doubles runner-up (with Ding Ning) at the Asian Table Tennis Championships

2009 Champion of the Men's Table Tennis Team World Cup

2009 Men's Doubles runner -up (with Hao Shuai) at the 49th World Table Tennis Championships in Yokohama

2010 Men's Doubles champion (with Wang Hao) at the Asian Games in Guangzhou

2010 Men's Singles runner-up at the Table Tennis World Cup

2010 Men's Singles champion at the China Table Tennis Championships

2010 Men's Singles champion at the ITTF Pro-Tour's China Open (Suzhou)

2010 Men's Team champion at the 50th World Team Table Tennis Championships in Moscow

2010 Men's Singles champion at the 23rd Asian Cup Table Tennis Tournament

2010 Men's Doubles champion at the ITTF Pro-Tour's Kuwait Open (with Ma Long)

Zhang Jike (张继科)

2011 Men's Doubles champion at the Slovenia Open (with Wang Hao)

2011 Men's Doubles champion at the U.K. Open (with Xu Xin)

2011 Men's Singles champion at the Germany Open

2011 Men's Doubles champion at the Germany Open (with Hao Shuai)

2011 Men's Doubles champion at the UAE Open (with Ma Lin)

2011 Men's Singles champion at the 51st World Table Tennis Championships in Rotterdam

2011 Men's Doubles champion at the China (Suzhou) Open (with Ma Lin)

2011 No.1 at the 361° China Table Tennis Super League Match

2011 Men's Singles champion at the Table Tennis World Cup in Paris

2011 Men's Doubles champion at the ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals

2012 Men's Singles champion at the Slovenia Open

2012 Men's Doubles champion at the Slovenia Open

2012 Men's Team champion at the 51st World Table Tennis Championships in Dortmund, Germany

2012 Men's Doubles champion at the South Korea Open (with Wang Hao)

2012 Men's Singles champion at the South Korea Open

2012 Men's Singles champion at the London Olympic Games.

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