Category Archives: Lily Zhang

Live Streaming of the 2016 North American Olympic Trials

2691248783976341143 Live Streaming of the Trials.  Tune to to watch all the action.

Live Streaming of the 2016 North American Olympic Trials

2691248783976341143 Live Streaming of the Trials.  Tune to to watch all the action.

Women’s Team Update – TeamUSA at the World Team Championships

12661756_1095708233780793_5905056142564861413_nTEAMUSA WOMEN: Our women’s team has had their struggles in the Championship Division. That was totally expected – as the Championship Division is filled with strong squads and their group (Group D) includes Hong Kong, PRKorea, Austria, Russia, US (as 5th seed) and Sweden. Watch the matches at Paddle Palace.

Live Streaming of the 2015 North American Championships

lily_serving_cropped Watch Live Streaming of the 2015 North American Championships

TOP SPIN – The LA Premier

topspin2-low After coming off an Audience Award for Best Documentary at CAAMFest in San Francisco… The TOP SPIN TEAM are now thrilled to announce the LA premiere of TOP SPIN at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

ICC Table Tennis Center Announces Expansion

We are now moving out from our current location and expanding our Sports & Rec Center to double size. Our new location over 20,000 sq.feet. is in the same safe and secure complex in Milpitas at 1507, N. Milpitas blvd. We will operate in new building from April 1st, 2015.

Lily Zhang’s Amazing 2014 Year

USA Table TennisVideo tribute to Lily Zhang, the 2014 US Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles Champion. In 2014 Lily represented USA admirably at the World Championships, Youth Olympics, and Junior World Championships where she brought home two medals and helped TEAM USA reach the podium.

Bronze Medal for USA’s Lily Zhang at Youth Olympics

lily_bronze_cropped Lily Zhang does not disappoint. Touted as one of Team USA’s brightest stars heading into the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, the 2012 Olympian successfully captured the bronze medal in women’s singles table tennis Wednesday morning. Zhang had already been receiving attention as the only American to compete at an Olympic Games prior to the Youth Olympic Games, and now she has made history again as the first American to win a table tennis medal at either the Olympic Games or the Youth Olympic Games.

Lily Zhang of USA Reached the Semi-Finals of Youth Olympic Games

lily_yog_croppedLily Zhang of USA reached the semi-finals of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, before a 4-1 defeat by number one seed Duo Hoi Kem of Hong Kong. (11-1, 5-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-6). In the other semi-final match, Liu Gaoyang of China overcame Japan’s Miyu Kato in front of 4,000 spectators at Wutaishan Gymnasium. The bronze medal match between Lily Zhang and Miyu Kato is scheduled for 10:00 am on Wednesday, Aug. 20th; and the gold medal match between Duo Hoi Kem and Liu Gaoyang is scheduled for 11:30am.

Lily Zhang: Looking Forward to the Youth Olympic Games

USA’s star, Lily Zhang, had outstanding wins in the USA matches against the top teams in the world in the Championship Division of the World Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo in May, 2014. Lily is USA’s best hope for winning an Olympic Medal in Table Tennis. She is on her way to Nanjing, China for the Youth Olympic Games.

North America 2014 Youth Olympic Games Continental Qualification

Krish Avvari

Congratulations to Krish and Lily on qualifying for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games!

Congratulations to Paddle Palace Players that Qualifying for 2014 US National & World Team

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Paddle Palace is extremely proud of our sponsored players that did exceptionally well at the 2014 US National Team Trials. Congratulations to Timothy Wang, Lily Zhang, Yahao Zhang, and Jimmy Butler for qualifying for the World Championships and National Team.

USA Table Tennis’ Olympians and Champions Video

Timothy Wang

A compilation of the best US Olympians and Champions in action at National USATT events. Nittaku is the official ball of USATT!

Lily Zhang Wins Women’s ITTF-North American Cup Title

Lily Zhang US Nat 2012 ALily Zhang won the 2013, ITTF-North American Cup in Westchester NY. Her ICC/STIGA Team mate, Timothy Wang was runner-up to Andre Ho from Canada. Both Lily and Timothy continue to show consistent winning results in major events. Credit goes to these two talented players and their dedication to training, as-well-as to their coaches and to the tremendous support they all receive from the ICC/STIGA Elite Team.

Lily Zhang and Timothy Wang Finish at the top of the US Team Trials!

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Congratulations to Timothy Wang and Lily Zhang for their respective number 1 finishes at the US Team Trials in San Jose, CA. In her charge to the number one spot on the Women’s Team, Lily did not loss a single match, while Timothy finished as number one on the Men’s Team with just one match loss! With these impressive finishes the two US National Champions continue to show why they deserve to be at the top of US table tennis.

Lily Zhang on Mental Toughness

Lily Zhang US Nat 2012 A

Lily Zhang won the 2013 US Women’s Singles Championship after traveling from India, where she recorded a personal best finish in the quarters, at the World Junior Championships. Here she talks about the elements of the mental game and how important those elements are to achieving and sustaining a high performance level.

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

Lily Zhang US Nat 2012 A

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.

Ariel Hsing Interview with NPR Reporter Dave DeWitt

Ariel Hsing and her STIGA/ICC Elite Teammates Lily Zhang and Timothy Wang, are on their way to London to play in the 2012 Olympic Summer Table Tennis Games. Ariel Hsing talks about the experience of making the team on NPR shortly after grabbing the first spot on the US Olympic team in Cary, NC

Three STIGA / ICC Elite Table Tennis Team Players are Olympic Bound!

The Olympic trials are over and the results are in! All three STIGA/ICC Elite Table Tennis Team champions who competed for a coveted spot on the 2012 Olympic team made the cut. Ariel Hsing, Timothy Wang, and Lily Zhang are all headed to the London games this summer.