Guo Yan

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Guo Yan
Full name Guo Yan
Nationality  China
Born (1982-06-24) June 24, 1982 (age 32)[1]
Beijing, China
Playing style Right-handed, shakehand grip
Highest ranking 1 (Oct 2010 – Jan 2011)[2]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb; 9.8 st)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Guo (Chinese: ) .

Guo Yan(Chinese: 郭焱, born June 24, 1982 in Beijing, China) is a female Chinese table tennis player.[1] Two-time winner of World Cup in 2006 and 2010. On February 2011, she ranked 2nd in ITTF world ranking.[2]

Career records[edit]

Singles (as of February 3, 2011)[3]

  • World Championships: runner-up (2005); SF (2007).
  • World Cup: winner (2006, 10); runner-up (2005).
  • Pro Tour winner (4): Croatian, Swedish Open 2001; Korea Open 2003; English Open 2009.
    Runner-up (15): China (Hainan) Open 2001; Polish Open 2002; China (Guangzhou), Japan Open 2003; German Open 2004; Japan Open 2005; Japan Open 2006; Japan, China (Nanjing), Austria, Swedish Open 2007; Qatar, Korea, Singapore Open 2008; English Open 2011.
  • Pro Tour Grand Finals appearances: 7. Record: winner (2008, 09); SF (2001, 02, 03, 07).
  • Asian Championships: SF (2007).
  • Asian Cup: 1st (2005,2011).

Women's Doubles

  • World Championships: runner-up (2009); SF (2005).
  • Pro Tour winner (7): Korea Open 2002; China (Harbin) Open 2005; Slovenian, China (Shenzhen), French Open 2007; Kuwait Open 2010; English Open 2011.
    Runner-up (8): Swedish Open 2001; China (Guangzhou), Japan Open 2003; Greek, German Open 2004; Kuwait Open 2007; English, Polish Open 2009.
  • Asian Games: SF (2002).

Mixed Doubles

  • World Championships: SF (2005).
  • Asian Games: winner (2010).
  • Asian Championships: SF (2003).

Team

  • World Championships: 1st (2006, 08); 2nd (2010).
  • World Team Cup: 1st (2010).
  • Asian Games: 1st (2006, 10); 2nd (2002).
  • Asian Championships: 1st (2003, 2007).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ITTF players' profiles". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "ITTF world ranking". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 3 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "ITTF Statistics". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 3 February 2011.