Bae Yeon-ju at the 2013 French Super Series
|Born||26 October 1990|
Masan, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||53 kg (117 lb)|
|Highest ranking||5 (23 October 2016)|
Bae started playing badminton at aged 10, and first gained international attention in 2006 when she reached the semifinals in the women's singles and won the gold medal as a member of the South Korean mixed team at the BWF World Junior Championships. Bae joined the South Korean national team in 2008 and in the same year she won her first international title at the Indonesia International tournament. In 2010, she became the runner-up at the BWF Superseries Finals after being defeated by Wang Shixian of China with the score 21-13, 21-15.
In 2012, she competed at the London Summer Olympics in the women's singles event, and was defeated by Wang Yihan in the round of 16. In 2013, she won the Korea Masters tournament after beating her team-mate Sung Ji-hyun with the score 21-19, 15-21, 21-9.
BWF World ChampionshipsEdit
|2013||Tianhe Sports Center, Guangzhou, China||Li Xuerui||5-21, 11-21||Bronze|
|2014||Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea||Wang Yihan||10–21, 21–12, 16–21||Bronze|
BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2007||Waitakere Trust Stadium, Waitakere City, New Zealand||Wang Lin||16–21, 15–21||Silver|
|2006||Incheon Samsan World Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea||Saina Nehwal||23–25, 13–21||Bronze|
Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2008||Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Li Xuerui||21–12, 5–21, 20–22||Bronze|
The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.
|2011||India Open||Porntip Buranaprasertsuk||13–21, 16–21||Runner up|
|2010||BWF Superseries Finals||Wang Shixian||13–21, 15–21||Runner-up|
|2010||Malaysia Open||Wang Xin||21–19, 17–21, 6–4 Retired||Runner up|
BWF Grand PrixEdit
|2015||Mexico City Grand Prix||Sayaka Sato||15–21, 9–21||Runner-up|
|2013||Korea Masters||Sung Ji-hyun||21–19, 15–21, 21–9||Winner|
|2012||Australian Open||Han Li||13–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2009||Korea International||Lee Yun-hwa||21–15, 21–18||Winner|
|2009||Singapore International||Bae Seung-hee||21–15, 21–14||Winner|
|2008||Indonesia International||Rosaria Yusfin Pungkasari||21–18, 23–21||Winner|
|2008||Korea International||Kwon Hee-sook||17–21, 19–21||Runner-up|
Record Against Selected OpponentsEdit
Includes results of Superseries finalists, Worlds semifinalists, Olympic quarterfinalists, plus all Olympic opponents.
- Petya Nedeltcheva 1–0
- Li Xuerui 2–8
- Xie Xingfang 0–1
- Jiang Yanjiao 0–3
- Zhu Lin 0–1
- Wang Yihan 4–11
- Wang Xin 1–7
- Lu Lan 0–1
- Liu Xin 0–4
- Wang Shixian 2–19
- Wang Lin 1–0
- Yao Xue 2–1
- Cheng Shao-chieh 3–4
- Tai Tzu-ying 1–3
- Pi Hongyan 1–2
- Juliane Schenk 2–8
- Zhou Mi 2–0
- Yip Pui Yin 2–1
- Saina Nehwal 4–9
- P. V. Sindhu 3-1
- Lindaweni Fanetri 3–0
- Maria Kristin Yulianti 1–0
- Agnese Allegrini 1–0
- Jeanine Cicognini 1–0
- Eriko Hirose 2–4
- Sayaka Sato 4–2
- Minatsu Mitani 3–3
- Akane Yamaguchi 2–4
- Nozomi Okuhara 1–3
- Shizuka Uchida 1–0
- Sung Ji-hyun 4–3
- Tee Jing Yi 3–0
- Carolina Marín 0-1
- Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 5–1
- Ratchanok Inthanon 3–4
- Özge Bayrak 1–0
- * Statistics last updated on August 16, 2016.
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