Zhang Yining & Her Equipment

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Zhang Yining is a former Chinese table tennis player. Zhang Yining held the ITTF #1 ranking continuously from 2003 to 2009, except for two months in 2008, remaining as a dominant figure in women’s table tennis, with four Olympic gold medals, ten World Championships, and four World Cup wins. She is considered one of the greatest female table tennis players in the history of the sport.

Zhang Yining along with Ding Ning, Deng Yaping, Wang Nan, Li Xiaoxia is the most successful female table tennis player of all time, winning gold medals in each of the Table Tennis World Cup, the Table Tennis World Championships, and the Olympic Games

Zhang Yining Information:

  • Full name: Zhang Yining
  • Family name: Zang
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Born: October 5, 1981, Beijing, China
  • Playing-style: shakehand grip
  • Highest Ranking: #1
  • Height: 5 ft 6 in
  • Weight: 119 lbs

Zhang Yining Highlights

GamesTypeGold MedalYear
Olympic GamesSingle22004, 2008
Olympic GamesDouble12004
Olympic GamesTeam12008
World ChampionshipsSingle22005, 2009
World ChampionshipsDouble32003, 2005, 2007
World ChampionshipsTeam52000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008
World CupSingle42001, 2002, 2004, 2005

Zhang Yining Equipment

Blade: Zhang Yining ZLC

Forehand: Tenergy 05

Butterfly Tenergy 05 | 1.7, 1.9, or 2.1 mm | Red or Black | 1 Table Tennis Racket Rubber Sheet | Professional Table Tennis Rubber
  • The first in the Tenergy line, with both Spring Sponge and High Tension technologies
  • This Butterfly rubber is best-suited for offensive all-round play, both near and far from the table
  • Get the most out of your game as a looper with easy power and spin from this Japanese rubber sheet
  • Pairs best with Butterfly Timo Boll ALC, Viscaria, Zhang Jike Super ZLC, or other Butterfly blades
  • Butterfly Free Chack II table tennis glue recommended when assembling Tenergy table tennis rubbers

Backhand: Tenergy 64

Butterfly Tenergy 64 1.9 Black
  • The fastest rubber in the Tenergy line, perfect for the player that relies on fast attacks from mid distance
  • Perfect for the ultimate attacker, but also superior for short pushes, especially with heavy spin, due to the low throw angle
  • Tenergy 64 is well-suited for blocking, smashing, and power topspin shots
  • Best when paired with Butterfly Timo Boll ZLF, Mizutani Jun Super ZLC, Yoshida Kaii CS, Harimoto Innerforce ALC, and other Butterfly blades
  • Butterfly Free Chack II table tennis glue recommended when assembling Tenergy table tennis rubbers

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