Home Club: Gao Jun Table Tennis Club
Education: Princeton University and Westridge School
Coach(es): Yue Cherry Zhao, Jun Gao
Style of Play: Allround
Sponsors: Butterfly, New York Athletic Club
Blade and Rubber: Timo Boll ZLF, Tenergy 05
Highest Rating: 2433
- 2014 US National & World Team Member
- 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 Singles Semi-finalist
- 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.
Video of the Day - 2013 US Nationals Women's Singles Semi-Finals
USATT Dec. 30, 2013
Super Saturday Night action from the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Video of the Day - Daryl Sterling Jr Preps for the Mike Dempsey Memorial Championship
Dec. 05, 2013
This week San Diego plays host to the Mike Dempsey Memorial Table Tennis Tournament. Athletes from 26 different countries will be on hand.
Video of the Day - 2013 ITTF Junior Worlds Day 4 Highlights
ITTF Dec. 04, 2013
Missed day 4 of the 2013 ITTF World Junior Championships live on ITTF.com/itTV? Not to worry, relieve all the action from the team event matches today by watching these exclusive highlights.
Tip of the Day - Returning Serves Short
Larry Hodges Dec. 03, 2013
At the highest levels, the most common return of a short serve is a short push, even against a sidespin serve. At the lower levels, most players just push them deep, giving opponents the chance to loop.
Video of the Day - 2013 ITTF Junior Worlds Day 2 Highlights
ITTF Dec. 02, 2013
Missed day 2 of the 2013 ITTF World Junior Championships live on ITTF.com/itTV? Not to worry, relieve all the action from the team event matches today by watching these exclusive highlights.
2013 USATT Annual Giving Campaign
Michael D. Cavanaugh Oct. 03, 2013
Yeeah! We hit our GOAL! Thanks to all our DONORS! You DID IT!
Image of the Day - Erica Wu
TTCAN Aug. 29, 2013
US Olympian Erica Wu at the 2013 ITTF North American Championships.
2013 NA Championships Photo Gallery
USATT Aug. 25, 2013
Action shots from Vancouver courtesy of Thor and Table Tennis Canada!
2013 ITTF North American Championships Live Video Stream
ITTF Aug. 24, 2013
Match play at the ITTF North America Championships goes from 9:30 to approx. 20:30 on each of the competition days. There will be Event Finals on each of the three days of competition.
Canadians Major Challengers for Honours at ITTF NA Champs
Ian Marshall Aug. 24, 2013
Two-Time Open Champion Eugene Wang will lead a strong Canadian team at the ITTF North American Championships in Vancouver on August 25-27. Live Streaming of the event courtesy of ITTF.