Andrew Smith (badminton)

Andrew Michael Smith (born 3 June 1984) is an English badminton player.

Andrew Smith
Personal information
Birth nameAndrew Michael Smith
Country England
Born (1984-06-03) 3 June 1984 (age 35)
Portsmouth, England
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
HandednessRight
CoachDavid Hunt
Men's singles
Highest ranking12 (5 April 2007 [1])
BWF profile

CareerEdit

He had won the New Zealand International in 2004, the Australian International in 2004 and 2005, and also the Croatian International and the Vietnam Open in 2006. In 2008, he made it into the quarter finals of India Open and semifinals of Singapore Super Series.

Smith competed at the 2006 IBF World Championships. He defeated Pablo Abián of Spain 21-15, 21-13 in the first round. Then was defeated by Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia 21-19, 21-13.

Although possessing a World ranking of 17, he didn't attended the English National Championships in Manchester in 2007. He represented Great Britain in the badminton men's singles in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.[2]

AchievementsEdit

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2006 Vietnam Open   Ismail Saman 21–14, 12–21, 21–19   Winner

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 Cyprus International   Scott Evans 17–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2012 Victorian International   Anup Sridhar 13–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2012 Slovenian International   Mohit Kamat 21–18, 21–17   Winner
2008 Canadian International   Shoji Sato 18–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2006 Dutch International   Björn Joppien 19–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2006 Croatian International   Andrew Dabeka 21–7, 22–24, 21–19   Winner
2005 Australian International   Geoffrey Bellingham 15–8, 15–10   Winner
2004 Australian International   Niluka Karunaratne 15–7, 15–8   Winner
2004 New Zealand International   Yuichi Ikeda 15–0, 15–8   Winner
2004 Western Australia International   Sairul Amar Ayob 12–15, 4–15   Runner-up
2004 Auckland International   Sairul Amar Ayob 6–15, 11–15   Runner-up
2004 Ballarat International   Sairul Amar Ayob 7–15, 13–15   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Counties Manukau International   Daniel Shirley   Wesley Caulkett
  Raymond Tam
21–12, 21–10   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Andrew Smith at InternationalBadminton.org". Archived from the original on 12 March 2007. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  • Andrew Smith at BWF.tournamentsoftware.com
  • "Andrew Smith at BadmintonEngland.co.uk". Archived from the original on 5 September 2007. Retrieved 9 June 2007.
  • Andrew Smith at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com