Name: Nicholas Tio
Hometown: Calif.
Team/Club: Grenzau TTC
Coach(es): Joerg Bitzigeio and Sean Zhang
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Equipment: DHS

How long have you been playing? 9 years

Your best victory? Cristian Pletea from Romania

Your biggest tournament? World Championships (2017, 2018, 2019)

Who is your Favorite Player? Why? Zhang Jike because he is a legend in table tennis.


Major Titles:

  • 2020 ITTF Spanish Open Under 21 Men's Singles Semifinalist

  • 2019 Pan American Games Men's Team Gold Medalist

  • 2019 U.S. Men's World Championship Team

  • 2018 U.S. Men's World Championship Team

  • 2017 U.S. Men's World Championship Team

  • 2017 U.S. Men’s National Team

  • 2016/ 2017 U.S. Junior National Team

  • 2016 U.S. Open Junior Singles Finalist

  • 2016 U.S. Open Junior Teams Finalist

  • 2016 U.S. Open U.S. Citizen Open Finalist

  • 2015 Canadian Junior & Cadet Open – Cadet Boys Team Bronze Medalist

Equipment: Donic

How long have you been playing? 9 years

Your best victory? Cristian Pletea from Romania

Your biggest tournament? World Championships (2017, 2018, 2019)

Who is your Favorite Player? Why? Fan Zhendong because he has a very aggressive play style and he’s exciting to watch. 


Major Titles:

  • 2020 ITTF Spanish Open Under 21 Men's Singles Semifinalist

  • 2019 Pan American Games Men's Team Gold Medalist

  • 2019 U.S. Men's World Championship Team

  • 2018 U.S. Men's World Championship Team

  • 2017 U.S. Men's World Championship Team

  • 2017 U.S. Men’s National Team

  • 2016/ 2017 U.S. Junior National Team

  • 2016 U.S. Open Junior Singles Finalist

  • 2016 U.S. Open Junior Teams Finalist

  • 2016 U.S. Open U.S. Citizen Open Finalist

  • 2015 Canadian Junior & Cadet Open – Cadet Boys Team Bronze Medalist