Fan Zhendong & His Equipment

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Fan Zhendong went to become the youngest ITTF World Tour Champion and the youngest World Table Tennis Champion. He achieved the top spot in the world rankings after holding position No. 2 for 29 consecutive months, starting from November 2015
Fan Zhendong

Fan Zhendong Information:

  • Native name: 樊振东
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Born: 22 January 1997, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China[1]
  • Playing-style: Right-handed, Shakehand grip
  • Highest Ranking: #1
  • Height: 5 ft 8 in
  • Weight: 170 lbs

Fan Zhendong Playing Style

Fan Zhandong is a Stiga sponsored athlete. However, he uses a Butterfly Viscaria blade but changed to a Stiga Infinity VPS V handle because of sponsoring Stiga. He uses a black DHS Hurricane 3 neo National Blue Sponge for forehand and a Red Tenergy 05 for backhand. During the 2019 world table tennis championships, he changed to the new Butterfly Dignics 05 on his backhand that had just been released on 1 April 2019.

A right-handed shakehand-grip player, Fan plays an attacking style of table tennis using his explosive footwork and thunderous forehand loops to finish off his opponents. Emerging as a 16-year-old wonder kid, Fan’s playing style is often compared to his senior compatriot Ma Long. In addition to being trained by national team coaches, he has been specially trained by both Wang Hao and Ma Lin. His encounters against senior players in the Chinese national team have drawn much speculation and anticipation. His fearlessness and technique allow him to challenge highly rated, experienced players, sometimes even beating top players in thrilling style.

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Fan Zhendong Titles

Games Type Winner Year
World Team Table Tennis Championships Team 3 2014, 2016, 2018
Table Tennis World Cup Single 3 2016, 2018, 2019
Table Tennis World Cup Team 3 2015, 2018, 2019
World Table Tennis Championships Double 1 2017
Asian Table Tennis Championships Single 2 2015, 2017
Asian Table Tennis Championships Double 2 2015, 2017
Asian Table Tennis Championships Team 4 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019
Asian Table Tennis Championships Mixed Double 1 2015
Asian Cup Table Tennis Tournament Single 2 2018, 2019
Asian Games Team 2 2014, 2018
ITTF World Tour Single 15 2013 – 2019
ITTF World Tour Double 11 2014 – 2019

Fan Zhendong Equipment

  • Blade: Stiga Infinity VPS
  • Forehand: DHS Hurricane 3 National (Blue Sponge)
  • Backhand: Butterfly Dignics 05


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