Zhang Yining

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Facts of Zhang Yining

Birth Name
Zhang Yining
Famous Name
Zhang Yining
Married to
Eric Xu
1 daughter


Career & Net worth

$2,800 to $33,000
Net Worth
$1 to $5 million
Tennis Player
Currently Club
assistant president of the China Table Tennis College in Shanghai
Started career as
Tennis player


Married to
Eric Xu

Zhang Yining is a Chinese Professional Table tennis player who retired in 2009. She is regarded as one of the greatest female players in the sport's history and is one of the most successful female table tennis players. In addition, she has won the gold medal in each of the Table Tennis World Cup, the Table Tennis World Championships, and the Olympics. 

Furthermore, she has also won the 45th World Tennis Championships (199) Women's Single Silver.

Is Zhang Yining married or involved in a relationship?

Yes, Zhang Yining is a married woman, and she married Eric Xu in 2009. They look great together and have a good time together. Her husband is 59 years old and 20 years older than her wife. Although he is 20 years old, he is handsome and strong, and they look nice together. 

Zhang Zhang Yining with her husband. SOURCE: CCTV.com

Furthermore, they have children together, living happily with their children.

Net worth, Salary and Contract of Zhang Yining

Fomer Chinese table tennis player's net worth is around $3 million, and his salary is not given. But normal Chinese table tennis players make $2,800 to $33,000.  Zhang serves as the assistant president of the China Table Tennis College in Shanghai, and she also earns a good income from there. 

On the other hand, he also earns from the endorsement and sponsorship. 

Personal Facts about Zhang Yining 

Zhang Yining is a former Chinese table tennis player born on October 5, 1981, in Beijing, China, and she is one of the most successful female table tennis players in China. Zhang is a graduate of Beijing Shichahai Sports School. Since then, she was married in October 2009 and has not been present in table tennis tournaments. 

ZhangZhang Yining with her child. SOURCE: laitimes.com

On the other hand, she announced her retirement from international play in 2011 and went to the United States to study and learn English. She has a daughter and talks about Zhang's physical appearance, she is 5 feet 6 inches tall, and her weight is 54 kg. As per astrologists, her zodiac sign is Libra, and she is white. And she is not active on any social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


Zhang is considered one of the greatest female table tennis players in the sport's history. She married Xu Wei in 2009. Zhang Yining held the ITTF #1 ranking continuously from 2003 to 2009, except for two months in 2008, remaining a dominant figure in women’s table tennis, with four Olympic gold medals, ten World Championships, and four World World championships Cup wins.

Zhang Zhang played table tennis for more than a decade SOURCE: alchetron.com

 During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she was often referred to by commentators as “The Yellow Beast,” denoting her dominance in the sport. She uses a specially made Zhang Yining ZLC for her blade made by butterfly, energy 05 for her forehand and energy 64 for her backhand. She was also the women's doubles gold medal winner at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

On the other hand, she has won the 45th World Table Tennis Championships (1999) Women's Single Silver, and she has also won the 45th World Table Tennis Championships (2000) Women's team Gold.



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