ASIA
  • Japanese Team Released Lineup For World Championships (Video)

    Japanese Team Released Lineup For World Championships (Video)
    The Japanese Team has really showed up in the recent years and for this year, they are aiming for better results. In order for them to achieve it, they decided on a strong lineup, including Miu Hirano and Mima Ito. For their coach, he believes that they have a strong ...
  • Jun Mizutani And Kasumi Ishikawa Won The 2015 All Japan Championships (Videos)

    Jun Mizutani And Kasumi Ishikawa Won The 2015 All Japan Championships (Videos)

    Jun Mizutani and Kasumi Ishikawa were crowned champions of the 2015 All Japan Championships. Mizutani posted sweeping victories against Seiya Kishikawa in semifinals and Jin Takuya in the final. In the women's event Ishikawa stood victorious over Misaki Morizono. 
  • Feng Tianwei: The Most Successful Player In The World Tour 2014  (Videos)

    Feng Tianwei: The Most Successful Player In The World Tour 2014 (Videos)

    2014 was a successful year for Feng Tianwei in the World Tour circuit. She clinched titles at the Philippines Open, Australia Open and Japan Open, and was the player that won more titles during the year. 
  • Taiwan Table Tennis Masters

    Taiwan Table Tennis Masters

    Taiwan will welcome top players on the first days of January. Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Jun Mizutani, Jorgen Persson and Jean-Michel Saive are some of the top-players that will compete in the 2015 Taiwan Table Tennis Masters. Chiang Hung-Chieh, Chen Chien-An and ...
  • Japan Is China's Future Main Competitor In The Asian Circuit (Videos)

    Japan Is China's Future Main Competitor In The Asian Circuit (Videos)

    China has maintained their status in the table tennis world for this year and most probably, it will continue in the coming years as well. However, it is interesting to note that there are other teams which are working really ...
  • Joo Saehyuk Inspired Wu Yang In The Asian Games (Video)

    Joo Saehyuk Inspired Wu Yang In The Asian Games (Video)

    Joo Saehyuk is considered one of the best defensive players of all time. In this year's Asian Games, we were able to witness that despite his age, he is still capable to go against players at their peak. Seeing the ...
  • Yu Ziyang Speaks About Controversial Point In The Japan Open (Video)

    Yu Ziyang Speaks About Controversial Point In The Japan Open (Video)

    The 16 year old Chinese, Yu Ziyang became the youngest winner of the World Tour Men's Singles title in the history after he defeated Jun Mizutani in the 2014 Japan Open finals. For that match, a decision from the umpire ...
  • Ai Fukuhara Awarded As One Of Japan's Best Dressed Personalities

    Ai Fukuhara Awarded As One Of Japan's Best Dressed Personalities

    Ai Fukuhara is not just good in representing Japan in table tennis but she also has a good sense of style. Recently, the porcelain doll of table tennis was awarded as one of her country's best dressed personalities. In the ...
  • Timo Boll Starting A New Peak Of His Career (Videos)

    Timo Boll Starting A New Peak Of His Career (Videos)

    The 2014 World Cup showed us a different Timo Boll: a stronger player. Following the semifinal match against Zhang Jike, Chinese Team's head coach, Liu Guoliang was impressed with how the German played in the competition. It actually made him ...
  • Zhang Jike's Fiasco Benefits The Sponsors

    Zhang Jike's Fiasco Benefits The Sponsors

    It is said that table tennis has benefited from Zhang Jike's excessive behaviour in the World Cup. But the Japanese media believes that it was the sponsors who were the biggest beneficiary of such debacle. They believe that the action ...
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Men Women January 2015
Ranking Player +/-
1
Xu Xin Xu Xin China
0
2
Ma Long Ma Long China
0
3
Fan Zhendong Fan Zhendong China
0
4
Zhang Jike Zhang Jike China
0
5
Jun Mizutani Jun Mizutani Japan
0
6 1
7
Wang Hao Wang Hao China
-1
8
Chuang Chih-Yuan Chuang Chih-Yuan China Taipei
0
9
Timo Boll Timo Boll Germany
0
10
Marcos Freitas Marcos Freitas Portugal
1