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Ayane Kurihara (栗原 文音, born 27 September 1989) is a Japanese badminton player. She began playing badminton at age 9, and played competitively from then on. She became a member of the Japan national badminton team at the age of 19.[1] Her current partner is Naru Shinoya for women's doubles and Kenta Kazuno for mixed doubles. Kurihara competed with her partner in the mixed doubles at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[2]

Ayane Kurihara
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Personal information
Country  Japan
Born (1989-09-27) 27 September 1989 (age 28)
Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Handedness Right
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking 26 (WS 3 November 2011)
22 (WD 19 March 2015)
11 (XD) 9 March 2017)
Current ranking 49 (XD 26 July 2018)
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[4]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Akita Masters Super 100   Kohei Gondo   Alfian Eko Prasetya
  Angelica Wiratama
21–9, 21–23, 21–17   Winner

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 German Open   Liu Xin 13–21, 21–15, 9–21   Runner-up
2010 Russian Open   Ella Diehl 21–19, 21–19   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 U.S. Open   Naru Shinoya   Yu Yang
  Zhong Qianxin
14–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2015 Swiss Open   Naru Shinoya   Bao Yixin
  Tang Yuanting
19–21, 21–14, 17–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 Malaysia International   Masayo Nojirino 21–15, 18–21, 21–10   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Portugal International   Naru Shinoya   Carola Bott
  Jennifer Karnott
21–13, 21–16   Winner
2015 China International   Naru Shinoya   Ou Dongni
  Yu Xiaohan
21–14, 18–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2014 Malaysia International   Naru Shinoya   Maretha Dea Giovani
  Rosyita Eka Putri Sari
21–14, 21–17   Winner
2014 Polish Open   Naru Shinoya   Anastasia Chervaykova
  Nina Vislova
21–15, 17–21, 20–22   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Ayane Kurihara". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  2. ^ "Ayane Kurihara". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018. 

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