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Fan Zhendong on Top of the World

Fan Zhendong (樊振东) is the youngest member of the Chinese National Team (CNT). Joining the National Team in 2012, he quickly becomes the Youngest World Champion in table tennis. Fan Zhendong ranking is No1 right now.


Behind the shadow of Ma Long

Fan Zhendong is always behind Ma Long in the World Table Tennis Ranking. He holds the #2 World Ranking for 29 consecutive months.

Ma Long vs Fan Zhendong (2017 Chinese National Games)

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However, it is no longer true!

Fan Zhendong at the birthday - Top of the World
Fan Zhendong at the birthday – Top of the World

Fan Zhendong is born in 1997. In 2018, he is 21 years old. He is on top of the World at only 21 years old!

Fan Zhendong on top of the World

The “Little Fatty” 小胖 got the #1 on the World Ranking for the first time, in April 2018!

Fan Zhendong 1st time on top of the World
Fan Zhendong 1st time on top of the World

 

Chen Meng, at the same time, came back to the top #1 Women player in the World.

Chen Meng World Ranking Number 1 in April 2018
Chen Meng World Ranking Number 1 in April 2018

Fan Zhendong ranking

As of today, September 2018, Fan Zhendong is still on top of the World. He is currently #1 Men player in the ITTF World Ranking.



current ranking Mens 09 2018
current ranking Mens 09 2018

Ma Long is behind due to his age, his family. It’s time for Fan Zhendong who will become the next Grand Slam in table tennis.

Women's World Ranking September 2018
Women’s World Ranking September 2018

In September, on the current world ranking, Zhu Yuling is #1, and Liu Shiwen is #2, Chen Meng is dropped to #3.

Fan Zhendong and Chen Meng World Number 1
Fan Zhendong and Chen Meng World Number 1

On the country ITTF ranking, China is still dominating the scene as the strongest country in table tennis.

current ranking Mens 09 2018
current ranking Mens 09 2018

However, Fan Zhendong must overcome his defeat against Harimoto Tomokazu. Prepare himself for the next Olympics Tokyo 2020.



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