Zhang Jike and shuigu Falcon are only a little older than one year old, and they have fought many times in the two Olympic cycles of London and Rio. Zhang Jike won the mens singles championship for the first time in 2011 Rotterdam World Table Tennis Championships. At that time, he tore off his shirt excitedly to celebrate the victory, which also became a classic scene in the history of the world table tennis championships. Shuigu Falcon believes that Zhang Jikes climb to the top in Rotterdam has begun to bring great changes to the world table tennis world.
Zhang Jike also won the mens World Cup in 2011, and won the gold medal in the mens singles at the London Olympics in 2012, taking 445 days to complete the Grand Slam. Although he gradually became the main force of table tennis abroad after Rio Olympic Games, there is still a place for Tibetan mastiff in the Jianghu. He still has the record of finishing the Grand Slam in the shortest time. In addition, he has tens of millions of fans, and successfully cross-border fashion and entertainment.
According to shuigu, Zhang Jike has changed modern table tennis mainly in three aspects. Technically, Zhang Jike developed backhand twisting and pulling technology into a powerful offensive weapon, changing the concept of natural dominance with service right. He used the reverse rotation serve and the third backhand to change the playing mode of Chinese table tennis players. Now, fan Zhendong, Lin Gaoyuan and other young main players have similar attack patterns in playing, which should be influenced by Zhang Jike. He also believes that Zhang Jikes passion on the court has attracted a large number of fans and overturned the old image of table tennis players. Since 2011, table tennis players led by the Chinese team began to have fanatical fans.
Source: Guangzhou Daily Author: Yang Min editor in charge: Lu Ting_ NS5242