How long have you been playing? 8 years
How did you get involved in the sport? Started with playing Canadian doubles with parents in the basement when Tina was about 6 years old.
Your best victory or tournament? Highest Rating to date? 2013 Cadet Girls Single Champion in 2013 North American Championships, Vancouver, Canada. Highest rating: 2332.
What are your Goals in the sport? Short term goal: Represent US for 2016 Olympics.
Who is your Favorite Player? Why? Favorite Player: Jorgen Persson (Swedish Table Tennis player). Why: He demonstrated good sportsmanship by giving the critical point to his opponent during a disputed point in 2000 Olympics Men's Single semifinal. He always maintains good composure.
Describe your game or playing philosophy. Maintain good composure Never give up Learn from winning or losing.
- 2016 US National JUnior Girls Team member
- 2014 US National Junior Girls Team B member
- 2013 US National Women Open Quarter-Finalist
- 2013 US National U-21 Women Semi-Finalist
- 2013 Canada ITTF Junior and Cadet Open Cadet Girls Singles Finalist
- 2013 North American Championships - Junior team champion member
- 2013 North American Championships - Cadet Girls Single Champion
- 2013 US Open U21 Women – Quarter-Finalist
- 2013 US Open Cadet Girls Singles – First Place
- 2013 US Open Youth Olympic Trials: First place
- 2013 North America Cup – women’s 4th place
- 2013 US World Team Member
- 2013 US Nationals Junior Girls' Singles Champion
- 2013 US National Junior Girls' Team Member
- 2013 US National Cadet Girls' B Team Member
- 2013 US Nationals Women's Quarter-finalist
- 2012 North American Cadet Girls' Singles Champion
- 2012 US Cadet Girls' Team Member
- 2012 US Nationals Women's Quarter-finalist
- 2011 US Mini Cadet Team Member
- 2007 US Nationals Girls' 10 & Under Singles Champion
Athletes are Born and Champions are Made
George Brathwaite Dec. 25, 2014
USA Table Tennis Hall of Famer and Mark Matthews Lifetime Achievement Award winner George Brathwaite shares some thoughts from Las Vegas.
2014 Highlights "Special Moments and Great Plays"
Jimmy Butler April 16, 2014
Action from all around the US in 2014!
2014 USA Table Tennis National Team Trials Video Highlights
Jimmy Butler March 13, 2014
Congrats to 2014 World Team members as they represent the US in Tokyo.
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.
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.
Once Again New Jersey's Lily Yip Center the Focus for International Gathering
Ian Marshall Nov. 27, 2013
Home for the ITTF World Hopes Team earlier this year in August, the Lily Yip Training Center in New Jersey is once again been a hive of activity.
Image of the Day - Tina Lin
ITTF Nov. 07, 2013
Image courtesy of ITTF.
2013 USATT Annual Giving Campaign
Michael D. Cavanaugh Oct. 03, 2013
Yeeah! We hit our GOAL! Thanks to all our DONORS! You DID IT!
Video of the Day - Tina Lin - Interview after final of North American Championships
ITTF Sept. 09, 2013
Listen to Tina share her thoughts on her successful play in Vancouver.
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