Coach: Jack Huang
How long have you been playing: 7+ years
How did you get involved in the sport? Grandparents
Highest Rating to date? Highest rating 2355 at 10 year old
What are your Goals in the sport? To become US Women's Champion and attend the Olympic game on behalf of United States
- 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Team Trials Winner & North America Olympic Trial Qualifier
- 2016 U.S. National Junior Girls & Cadet Girls Team Member
- 2015 U.S. National Championships – Cadet Girls’ Team Trials Silver Medalist & Junior Girls Team Trials Silver Medalist
- 2015 World Junior Championships – Junior Girls Team Bronze Medalist
- 2015 U.S. Open – Cadet Girls Champion, Junior Girls Team Trials 1st Place & Cadet Girls Team Trials 1st Place
- 2015 U.S. National Junior & Cadet Girls Team Member
- 2014 U.S. National Championships – Women’s Singles Silver Medalist, Women’s 21 & Under Gold Medalist, Women’s Doubles Bronze Medalist, Junior Girls Bronze Medalist, Cadet Girls Silver Medalist, Junior Girls Team Bronze Medalist (MDTTC)
- 2014 World Cadet Challenge – Girls Doubles Quarterfinalist, Girls Teams 4th Place, North American Team Member
- 2014 USA World Team Member
- 2014 ITTF North American Championships – Junior Girls Singles Champion & Junior Girls Teams Champion
- 2014 ITTF North America Cup – Women’s Singles Runner-up
- 2014 U.S. National Women’s Team & Cadet Girls Team Member
- Butterfly 2014 Canadian Junior & Cadet Open – Cadet Girls Singles & Cadet Girls Team Gold Medalist
- 2013 U.S. National Championships – 21 & Under Women’s Singles Gold, Junior Girls Team Event Gold, Women’s Singles Quarterfinalist & Mixed Doubles Quarterfinalist
- 2013 South Shore Sports Butterfly Open / Nate Wasserman Junior Championships – Girls U-18, U-15 & U-13 Champion
- 2013 ITTF Hopes ITTF World Hopes Team Member
- 2013 ITTF Hopes Challenge – Girls Singles Silver Medalist & Team Silver Medalist
- 2013 ITTF Hopes Program Member
- 2013 ITTF North America Cup, Hopes Challenge – Girls Singles Champion
- 2012 USA Junior & Cadet Open – Cadet Girls Doubles Champion
- 2012 U.S. National Cadet Girls Team Member
- 2012 U.S. National Mini Cadet Girls Team Member
- 2011 U.S. National Championship – Girls’ 10 & Under Singles Runner-up
- 2011 Eastern Open – Under22 Women’s Champion
- 2010 U.S. National Championship – Girls’ 10 & Under Singles Runner-up
London, Nanjing, Now Rio de Janeiro; Once Again Lily Zhang an Olympian
Ian Marshall/ITTF April 09, 2016
Bronze medallist at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Lily Zhang of the United States reserved her place in the Women’s Singles event at the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games, by emerging successful on the first day of play, Friday 8th April, at the ITTF-North America Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Markham, Toronto.
Slightest Flicker of Emotion, Eugene Wang Books Olympic Games Place
Ian Marshall/ITTF April 09, 2016
Calm and composed, prepared for any ensuing eventuality, the host nation’s Eugene Wang emerged successful in the Men’s Singles event at the ITTF-North American Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Markham, Toronto on Friday 8th April.
Lily Zhang earns spot in second straight Olympics
USA Today April 08, 2016
Lily Zhang earned her second straight Olympic table tennis spot Friday, beating fellow American Jiaqi Zheng 11-3, 11-4, 11-5, 11-9 in the North American Olympic trials.
Nanjing Medallist, Stern Test Awaits from Vastly Experienced Source Awaits
Ian Marshall/ITTF April 06, 2016
A Youth Olympic medal already in her possession, the highest world ranked player on duty in the Women’s Singles event at the forthcoming 2016 ITTF-North America Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, a stern examination awaits Lily Zhang of the United States if she is to reserve a place at the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
2016 ITTF North America Olympic Qualification Tournament Videos & Results
ITTF April 05, 2016
Congratulations to our 2016 Olympic Team: Yue "Jennifer Wu, Lily Zhang, Jiaqi Zheng, Yijun Feng, Kanak Jha and Timothy Wang! The US will have teams in both the Men's and Women's Team Event for the first time ever!
Experience And Youth To Be Served Up On USA Squad At Rio Trials This Weekend
Richard Finn/USATT April 05, 2016
A blend of experience and youth will be served up on the eight-player United States squad for this week’s North American Olympic Table Tennis Trials, the last stop in the qualifying process for the summer games in Rio.
Markham Once Again City to Decide Olympic Games Fortunes
Ian Marshall/ITTF Feb. 24, 2016
Success for Wu Yue of the United States in the Women’s Singles event at the 2015 Pan American Games in Markham, Toronto secured her place in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
11 Questions with Paul Shih and Yun Fan
USATT Feb. 23, 2016
USATT Insider poses 11 questions to Paul Shih and Yun Fan.
11 Questions with Richard Perez
USATT Feb. 16, 2016
USATT Insider poses 11 questions to Richard Perez.
U.S. table tennis players, 13 and 14 years old, have shot at Rio Olympics
Nick Zaccardi/NBC Sports Feb. 09, 2016
Every U.S. Olympian since 1996 has been age 15 or older. That may change this year.