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Best Players In Ping Pong 2024: Titans Of Table Tennis

Best Players In Ping Pong 2024: Titans Of Table Tennis

Ping Pong, also known as table tennis, is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is a sport that requires speed, agility and precision if you want to succeed in it. Although 226 countries play table tennis worldwide, the best players in ping pong hail from Asia and, more specifically, China. This begs the question, which are the best table tennis players in the world today? In this blog, we will answer this question by providing you with a list of the top table tennis players in the world right now. 

Top Ten Table Tennis Players In 2024

The best players in ping pong in this list are based on the points given by the International Table Tennis Federation or ITTF, based on the recent matches played by the players. 

1. Fan Zhendong

Fan Zhendong

Fan Zhendong is a right-handed Chinese professional table tennis player who will be among the best players in ping pong in 2024. He joined the Chinese table tennis team in 2012 when he was just 15 years old. along with this, he became the youngest ITTF World Tour champion ever. Currently, he is ranked number 1 based on the ITTF points. 

Points: 7455

2. Wang Chuqin

Wang Chuqin

Wang Chuqin is a left-handed table tennis player, and one of the best Chinese table tennis players, currently ranked 2nd in the list of best players in ping pong in 2024. Most recently, Chuqin has bagged a silver medal in men’s singles. Moreover, he won a gold medal in mixed doubles and a gold medal in men’s doubles at the World Table Tennis Championships 2023, held in Durban, South Africa. 

Points: 6720

3. Ma Long

Ma Long

Ma Long is another Chinese professional table tennis player who is one of the best players in ping pong in 2024. Although Ma is number 3 in this list, many people consider him the best table tennis player of all time. He is a 5-time Olympic champion, won the men’s single 2 times and doubles 3 times. Along with this, Ma long has various records and championships to his name, making him one of the top ten table tennis players in the world and also among the most famous table tennis players ever. 

Points: 4810

4. Liang Jingkun

Liang Jingkun

As mentioned above, the sport of table tennis is dominated by Chinese players, and Liang Jingkun is another name on the long list of best Chinese table tennis players in the world. He won 3 bronze medals in table tennis championships. Currently, he holds the 4th rank in the list of the best players in ping pong in 2024. 

Points: 3225

5. Lin Gaoyuan

Lin Gaoyuan

Lin Gaoyuan is a Chinese table tennis player and his points tally proves that he is among the best table tennis players in the world. He won a gold medal in men’s doubles and mixed doubles in the 2023 Asian championships and also won the 2023 WTT

Star Contender Bangkok.

Points: 2785

6. Felix Lebrun

Felix Lebrun

Alex Lebrun is a French professional table tennis player who is among the best players in ping pong in 2024. At 17, he is probably the youngest professional table tennis player. Many people also call him the “prodigy” in table tennis. He is currently the best European table tennis player in the world and 6th in the men’s senior ranking. 

Points: 2620

7. Hugo Calderano

Hugo Calderano

Hugo Calderano is a Brazillian professional table tennis player who is among the best table tennis players in the world. He has won 2 bronze medals in the Table Tennis World Cup. Along with this, he won the ITTF Pro Tour Grand Final and 6 gold medals in the Pan American Games. Currently, he is positioned at number 7 in our list of the best players in ping pong in 2024. 

Points: 2595

8. Lin Yun-Ju

Lin Yun-Ju

Lin Yun-Ju is a Taiwanese professional table tennis player who is among the best in table tennis from Taiwan. He is the first player from Taiwan to be included on this list of the best players in ping pong in 2024. Moreover, he won a bronze medal in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and 2 gold medals in the Swedish Open and Czech Republic Open. 

Points: 2450

9. Tomokazu Harimoto

Tomokazu Harimoto

Tomokazu Harimoto is a Japanese professional table tennis player who is among the best players in ping pong in 2024. He has won a bronze medal in the Summer Olympic Games. However, his biggest achievement to date is his win over the consensus best table tennis player in the world, Ma Long. Additionally, he defeated Ma Long in the Japan Open in 2018. At the time, Tomokazu was only 15. For this reason, he is also considered a prodigy in table tennis. 

Points: 1910

10. Dang Qiu

Dang Qiu is a German table tennis player of Chinese origin who is the very best in table tennis from Germany. He is a European champion and also has a silver medal in men’s singles at the world championships. Moreover, he has 6 gold medals in the German Doubles championships. 

Points: 1840

Our Take

With this, we conclude our list of the best players in ping pong in 2024. All of these players are ranked based on the points they have. The International Table Tennis Federation gives the points based on the player’s performance in the most recent matches. As you can see, most of the people in this list are either from China or are of Chinese origin and play for other countries. We hope you liked this list and comment to let us know which list you want to see next.

FAQs

China has the best table tennis players ever. Chinese players have more titles and medals than any other nation in the world.

Ma Long is the best player in Ping Pong history and the best Chinese table tennis player ever.

Sun Yingsha is the best women’s ping-pong player in the world right now. He has a total of 8800 points according to ITTF. 

 Professional table tennis players have multiple techniques to serve the ball. The techniques are used to generate spin, speed and surprise. 

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