Tie Ya Na

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Tie Ya Na
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Tie Ya Na in 2008 Summer Olympics torch relay
Personal information
Nationality  Hong Kong, China
Born (1979-05-13) 13 May 1979 (age 38)[1]
Henan, China
Playing style Righted-handed, shakehand grip
Highest ranking 3 (July 2006)[2]
Current ranking 16 (December 2016)
Height 1.615 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 51.3 kg (113 lb; 8.08 st)

Tie Ya Na or Tie Yana (Chinese: 帖雅娜; pinyin: Tiē Yǎnà; Sidney Lau: tip3 nga5 noh5; born 13 May 1979) is a table tennis player from Hong Kong, China who won two silver medals at the 2006 Asian Games in the singles and doubles competitions.[1][3]

Tie played for China in the Universiade before emigrating to Hong Kong in 2002.

She is married to Tang Peng, another table tennis player representing Hong Kong. [4]

Career records[edit]

Singles (as of 9 November 2014)[3]

Women's doubles

  • Olympics: QF (2004).
  • World Championships: SF (2005, 09, 11)
  • Pro Tour winner (14): Russian, Slovenian, Croatian, Chile, USA, German, Swedish Open 2005; Korea, Japan Open 2006; Brazil, Chile Open 2007; Chile, China (Shanghai) Open 2008, Spain 2011. Runner-up (8): Italian Open 2002; Danish Open 2003; Qatar, Singapore Open 2006; Qatar, Austrian Open 2007; Kuwait, Korea Open 2009.
  • Pro Tour Grand Finals appearances: 9. Record: runner-up (2009, 2010); SF (2004, 07, 08).
  • Asian Games: runner-up (2006)
  • Asian Championships: SF (2003, 05, 07)

Mixed doubles

  • World Championships: SF (2007)
  • Asian Games: winner (2002)
  • Asian Championships: runner-up (2007); SF (2003)

Team

  • Olympics: 5th (2008, 2012)
  • World Championships: 2nd (2004, 06); 3rd (2008, 2012)
  • World Team Cup: 3rd (2007, 09, 2013)
  • Asian Championships: 1st (2005); 2nd (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ITTF players' profiles". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "ITTF world ranking". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "ITTF Statistics". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Tan, Patrick (April 8, 2014). "Tie Yana Hopes To Play In The Rio Olympics". Retrieved December 11, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Olympic results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 9 August 2010.