Szu-Yu Chen

World ranking
Age 31 years
Style The Aggressor
Grip Shakehand
Szu-Yu Chen
World ranking
Age 31 years
Style The Aggressor
Grip Shakehand

Szu-Yu Chen is a Taiwanese table tennis player. She has accomplished much in her table tennis career as a Chinese Taipei Women's team member. She has a glossy medal record from the 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships and the 2022 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) championship. Besides the world championships, the Taiwanese player has made a name for herself by participating in the Olympics thrice, even though she didn’t win any titles.

Here is a quick rundown of Szu-Yu Chen’s biography and career facts, including her playing style and the equipment she uses.



Quick Facts

Chen Szu-yu
Date of Birth
August 1, 1993
Place of Birth
Taipei County, Taiwan
123 lb (55.7 kg)
5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Dominant Hand


Szu-yu Chen was born on August 1, 1993, in Taipei County, Taiwan. She weighs 123 lbs and is 5’4 ft (163cm) tall. She first competed in the Olympics when she was 18 years old.


Szu-yu Chen has a few accomplishments in her table tennis career. She played for Taiwan in the Chinese Taipei Women's Team (TWT) at the London, Rio, and Tokyo Olympics. According to the Olympics, she ranked #17 in the London 2012 singles category, #9 in both the singles and team category of the Rio 2016 and #9 in the singles category and #5 in the team's category of the Tokyo 2020.

Moreover, the talented player has had several wins over stronger ping-pong opponents in the ITTF tournaments. In the latest ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup held in 2022 and the World Table Tennis championships, she beat serious opponents like Sawettabut Suthasini, Batra Manika, Mittelham Nina, and Yuan Jia Nan.

The talented player has won two bronze medals from the World Team Table Tennis Championships in 2016 and another from the recent ITTF World Team Championship held in 2022.

Playing style

Chen Szu-yu uses the right-hand shakehand grip attack playing style.


These are overall Chen Szu-yu’s achievements:

Olympic Championships

Chen Szu-yu competed in the London in 2012, Rio in 2016 and Tokyo in 2020 Olympics. Her highest ranking was #5 in the women’s team in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

World Championships


  • 3rd in the Mixed Doubles category – Singapore Smash
  • Winner in the Mixed Doubles Category – WTT contender Almaty
  • 3rd in Women’s singles, Runner’s up in Mixed Doubles category – WTT contender Tunis
  • 3rd in Women’s Doubles – WTT Star contender European Summer Series


  • Winner Mixed Doubles category – WTT Feeder Westchester 2022
  • Winner Mixed Doubles category – WTT Feeder Fremont 2022
  • Runner-up Women’s Doubles – WTT Contender Doha 2022


  • Runner-up Women’s Doubles – WTT Contender Doha 2022


  • 3rd in Women’s Double category – ITTF World Tour Grand Finale


  • 3rd in Women’s Team – World Championships
  • Winner Women’s singles – ITTF Junior Circuit Final


  • 3rd in Women’s Doubles – World Junior Championships

Chen Szu-yu’s Ranking

According to Table Tennis Guide, her best IITF rank was #10 in March 2018.

Social Media

You can check out her social media profiles on Instagram @CHEN SZU-YU and on Facebook @Chen Szu-Yu.

Szu-Yu Chen Equipment

Butterfly Tenergy 05
Butterfly Tenergy 05 hard
Butterfly Tenergy 05
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Chen Szu-Yu vs Manika Batra | WS R32 | WTT Contender Doha 2023
Japan Open 2014 Highlights: Mori Sakura Vs Chen Szu Yu (U21 FINAL)
Chen Szu Yu vs Adriana Diaz | WS R32 | WTT Champions Macao 2023
FULL MATCH |Miwa HARIMOTO vs CHEN Szu-Yu | WS R16 | #WTTGoa 2023

Final Thoughts

Chen Szu-yu is the most accomplished Taiwanese table tennis champion. The athlete has competed and won various international games including the World Table Tennis championships in Almaty and Tunis. She is sponsored by the famous table tennis brand Butterfly. She uses the brand’s equipment which suits her right-handed shakehand playing style. Her medal record consists of two bronze; one from the World Team Table Tennis Championships in 2016 and another from the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in 2022.

Szu-Yu Chen is a star and all her latest wins are a projection of her increasing prowess at the game. She has competed against various strong opponents and won. We can expect more from her ever-improving game.