Zhang’s first name "Jike" originates from Brazilian footballer Zico. He himself is a big fan of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Zhang Jike became the 4th male player in the history of table tennis to achieve a career "Grand Slam", winning Olympics, World Cup and World Championships singles titles (within 445 days by the way). His nickname in China is Tibetan Mastiff.
Style of play
right-handed, shakehand, attack
Winner Singles 2012 and Team 2012/2016
Runner-up Singles 2016
Winner Singles 2011/2013
Winner Doubles 2015 and Team 2010/2012/2014/2016
World Team Cup