Charlene Xiaoying Liu

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Birth Date:

04/01/1954

Home Club*:

MDTTC

Home Town:

Clarksburg, MD

Education:

Ph.D.

Coach(es):

Changping Duan, Yinghua Chen, Jack Huang

Height and Weight:

5'2", 130ib

Handed:

Right

Style of Play:

Allround

Grip:

Shakehands

Blade and Rubber:

Blade: IOLITE, Rubbers: Tenergy 05

Highest Rating:

2133

Competition Record/Titles:

20011 US Nationals Women Over 50 Champion
20011 US Open Women Over 50 Champion
20010 US Nationals Women Over 50 Champion
20010 US Open Women Over 50 Champion
2009 US Open Women Over 50 Champion
2008 US Nationals Women Over 50 Champion
2008 US Nationals Women Over 40 Champion
2007 US Nationals Women Over 50 Champion
2006 US Nationals Women Over 50 Champion
2006 US Open Women Over 40 Champion
2005 US Nationals Women Over 50 Champion
2004 US Open Women Over 30 Champion
2003 US Open Women Over 50 Champion
2001 US Nationals Women Over 40 Champion
1999 US Nationals Women Over 40 Champion
1997 US Open Women Over 40 Champion
1996 US Open Women Over 40 Champion

How were you introduced to table tennis:

My sister brought me to play on the dining table in the cafeteria of my parents' work place. I then got second place in my elementary school and became a team member for the school. In 1964, our school became Girls’ Team Champion in Anhui Province, China.

Personal Info:

Charlene Liu is a senior software specialist from Michael Baker Corporation. Her undergraduate major was Table Tennis in China. She has a MA in Sports Administration from University of Iowa, a MS in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Sports Psychology from University of Georgia. She is a part time table tennis player and coach. As a player, she practices every day and won Women’s over 40 and over 50 Championship Titles 17 times in US Nationals and US Open since 1996. As a coach, she runs the Friday Night League in MDTTC for 12 years. She works as an assistant coach for Coach Yinghua Chen and Coach Jack Huang every Saturday and Sunday afternoon for over 10 years.