Finally we have a new world number #1 table tennis player and that is Wang Chuqin from China. Wang Chuqin has been moving around to the top of the ranking criterion for quite some time but China’s** Fan Zhendong** has been the biggest milestone for him to overcome to get the top rankings. Last year, we shared our views about Wang Chuqin in Most interesting table tennis players article. On 4th July 2023, Wang Chuqin finally became the new world number one table tennis player.
Wang Chuqin has been a valuable player for the Chinese national table tennis team. He is known for his powerful forehand shots and quick footwork on the table. Wang Chuqin’s success showcases his skill, talent, and potential in the sport of table tennis. Some of his major achievements are below -
WTT ranking system makes the ranking points expire after a certain period of time which keeps a balance of recent performance of the players reflect in their rankings. The recent point expiry of Singapore Smash 2022’s ranking points had a big impact in the currently ranking positions. The previous World number #1 Fan Zhendong lost 2000 points whereas Wang Chuqin dropped only 245 points.
Congratulations WANG CHUQIN on becoming the World Number #1 Table Tennis player.