Lily Zhang Captures Her First Women’s Singles US National Championship!

Lily Zhang US Nat 2012 A1

 

Congratulations to Lily Zhang on Winning the

2012 US Women’s Singles National Championship!

 

2012 has been a year to remember for the young and talented Lily Zhang, the pride of STIGA’s ICC Elite Team.
She has had a dream year, earning titles and breaking new ground for the US on the international scene.

Here is a look at her year:

2012 US National Women’s Singles Champion
2012 US National Women’s Doubles (Jasna Rather) Finalist

2012 US National Championship Women’s U21 Finalist
2012 World Championships Junior Girls Singles Quarter-Finalist
2012 World Championships Junior Girls Team Quarter-Finalist
2012 US Olympic Team Member: Singles & Team
2012 US Olympic Team Trials – Qualifier
2012 US World Team & Junior Girls Member
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the road Lily, the number 3 seed, traveled to win the US Women’s Singles Championship.
1st round: Lily defeated Isabel Chu 2,4,6,4
2nd round: Lily defeated Tina Lin 5,5,3,4
3rd round: Lily defeated Erica Wu 10,4,4,8
Finals: Lily defeated Ariel Hsing 6,5,-7,2,-9,-6,9
 
Watch Paddle Palace News page for an exclusive audio interview with Lily on her year, the US Nationals, the World Junior Championships, the US Nationals, her game and training.