She trains in the Jiangsu Wuxi Shanhe Club in Wuxi, China. Her trainer is Li Sun, who is also the mentor of Olympic gold medal winner Zhang Yining. It is expected that Li Xiaoxia will become one of the most valuable players of Team China in the future.[who?] As of April 2011, she occupies the top place on the ITTF women's world ranking. In terms of achievements, she is one of the most successful female table tennis players (alongside Deng Yaping, Wang Nan and Zhang Yining) who have won the gold medal in each of the table tennis world cup, the table tennis world championships, and the table tennis olympics.
World Cup appearances: 5. Record: winner (2008); runner-up (2011, 14); 3rd (2009).
Pro Tour winner (7): China (Shenzhen) Open 2005; Qatar, German, Swedish Open 2007; Singapore, China (Shanghai) Open 2008; China Open 2010.
Runner-up (5): Qatar Open 2006; Kuwait, Japan Open 2008; Slovenian, German Open 2011.
World Championships: winner (2009, 11); runner-up (2007).
Pro Tour winner (16): China (Wuxi), Austrian Open 2004; Slovenian Open 2006; Croatian, Qatar, Kuwait, Japan, China (Nanjing), German Open 2007; China (Suzhou) Open 2009; China, Austrian Open 2010; Slovenian, Qatar, UAE, German Open 2011.
Runner-up (12): Egypt, German, Dutch, Polish, Danish Open 2002; Croatian, China (Kunshan), China (Guangzhou) Open 2006; Slovenian Open 2007; Korea, China (Shanghai) Open 2008; English Open 2011.
Pro Tour Grand Finals appearances: 2. Record: winner (2007); SF (2006).
Asian Games: winner (2006, 10).
Asian Championships: winner (2007, 09).
Asian Championships: winner (2009); SF (2005).
World Championships: winner (2006, 08); runner-up (2010).