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.