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.
However, it is no longer true!
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!
Chen Meng, at the same time, came back to the top #1 Women player in the World.
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.
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.
In September, on the current world ranking, Zhu Yuling is #1, and Liu Shiwen is #2, Chen Meng is dropped to #3.
On the country ITTF ranking, China is still dominating the scene as the strongest country in table tennis.
However, Fan Zhendong must overcome his defeat against Harimoto Tomokazu. Prepare himself for the next Olympics Tokyo 2020.