Home Club: Gao Jun Table Tennis Club
11th grade at Westridge School
Yue Cherry Zhao, Jun Gao
Style of Play: Allround
Sponsors: Butterfly, New York Athletic
Blade and Rubber: Timo Boll ZLF, Tenergy
Highest Rating: 2433
- 2013 US World Team Member
- 2013 US National Junior Girls' B Team
- 2012 US National Championships Women's Doubles Champion
- 2012 US Olympic Team Member - Team
- 2012 US Olympic Trials - Qualifier
- 2012 US World & Junior Girls Team Member
- 2011 US National Women Doubles Champion
- 2011 US National Women Singles Semi-finalist
- 2011 US Pan Am Team Member
- 2011 Hong Kong Junior and Cadet Open Cadet Doubles Finalist and Cadet
- 2010, 2011 US National Women Team Member
- 2009-2012 US National Junior Girls Team Member
- 2010-2011 US National Cadet Girls Team Member
How were you introduced to table tennis:
When I was 7, I played a variety of different
sports for fun. One of our family friends suggested trying out table
tennis, so I started taking lessons once a week. When I was 9, I decided
to drop the other sports and focus on table tennis.
I have 2 dogs and 1 cat. When I grow up, I want to be a veterinarian. My favorite subject in
school is science. I'm obsessed with Harry Potter and the Hunger Games.
Did You Know?:
I can't stand soggy cereal.
I love pranking people.
I'm a really fast reader.
I'm a good skier.