Name: Liu Shiwen

Nationality: China

Date Of Birth: April 12, 1991

Height 1.59 m (5 ft 2 1⁄2 in)
Weight 46 kg (100 lb; 7.2 st)


Liu Shiwen - Photo by: Xinhua/Xu Yu

Current World Ranking: 2 (Since June 2012)
June 2012 World Rankings found here

Career Update: Liu Shiwen and her fellow Chinese team mates won the World Team Championships 2012 gaining revenge over Singapore in the final! Liu Shiwen also won the Asian Cup 2012 defeating compatriot Wu Yang in the women's singles final in four straight sets with scores 11-5, 11-6, 11-9, 11-9.


Liu Shiwen at the Asian Cup 2012 - Photo by: Remy Gros

Playing Style: Liu Shiwen is a right handed shake-hand player who attacks close to the table with a strong backhand top spin. Liu Shiwen's dynamic, strong forehand allows her to dictate the rally against her opponents using her speed and agility to her advantage. Liu's career achievements are listed below.

Greatest Results

2012 World Team Championships: Gold Medallist
2012 Asian Cup: Women's Singles Champion
2010 Asian Cup: Women's Singles Champion
2010 Kuwait Open: Women's Singles Champion
2009 World Cup: Women's Singles Champion
2009 Danish Open: Women's Singles Champion
2009 China Open: Women's Singles Champion

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