Elizabeta Samara

Elizabeta Samara

Samara Elizabeta (ROMANIA) Also known as “Eliza”, Samara speaks four languages – Romanian, English, Spanish and Italian. She is the only European woman to have advanced to the final of the Women’s World Cup (2012). Romania’s national coach Viorel Filimon...
Feng Tianwei

Feng Tianwei

Feng Tianwei (SINGAPORE) Chinese-born Feng created one of table tennis biggest surprises in history when she led the Singapore team to beat China in the 2010 World Team Championships final in Moscow. At her 1st Olympic appearance in Beijing in 2008 her team made it to...
Kasumi Ishikawa

Kasumi Ishikawa

Kasumi Ishikawa (JAPAN) Ishikawa has a table tennis family, her mother is still an influential coach and her younger sister Risa is also a professional table tennis player. In 2012, she and her teammates created history when they became the first Japanese table tennis...
Petrissa Solja

Petrissa Solja

Petrissa Solja (GERMANY) Solja’s big international breakthrough was in 2015, when she beat several top players to reach the German Open final, and won the bronze medal at the Women’s World Cup. In addition, she entered the final at the Europe Top 16. She was born into...
Ding Ning

Ding Ning

Ding Ning (CHINA) Nicknamed “Big Baby”, Ding is well liked by fans due to her bubbly character. With the Olympic Singles Gold from Rio 2016 in her bag, she is only the fifth female athlete to achieve the table tennis “Grand Slam” which includes...