Chou Tien-chen (Chinese: 周天成; born 8 January 1990) is a badminton player from Taiwan, representing Chinese Taipei. In 2016 he became the first local shuttler in 17 years to win the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold men’s singles title since Indonesian-born Fung Permadi won it in 1999. He won his first BWF Super Series title at the 2014 Yonex French Open, beating Wang Zhengming of China 10-21, 25-23, 21-19 in the finals. He is the record holder of three consecutive Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold titles from 2012 till 2014.
|Country||Republic of China (Taiwan)|
|Born||8 January 1990|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|Career record||275 wins, 164 losses|
|Highest ranking||3 (25 October 2018)|
|Current ranking||5 (23 April 2019)|
|2018||Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia||Jonatan Christie||18–21, 22–20, 15–21||Silver|
|2019||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China||Shi Yuqi||20–22, 18–21||Bronze|
|2015||Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center, Hwasun, South Korea||Jeon Hyeok-jin||19–21, 19–21||Bronze|
|2013||Tennis Academy, Kazan, Russia||Gao Huan||9–21, 9–21||Bronze|
Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2008||Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Chiang Kai-hsin|| Zhang Nan
BWF World TourEdit
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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.
|2018||Fuzhou China Open||Super 750||Kento Momota||13–21, 21–11, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2018||Denmark Open||Super 750||Kento Momota||20–22, 21–16, 15–21||Runner-up|
|2018||Korea Open||Super 500||Tommy Sugiarto||21–13, 21–16||Winner|
|2018||Singapore Open||Super 500||Hsu Jen-hao||21–13, 21–13||Winner|
|2018||German Open||Super 300||Ng Ka Long||21–19, 18–21, 21–18||Winner|
|2018||India Open||Super 500||Shi Yuqi||18–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
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.
|2017||India Open||Viktor Axelsen||13–21, 10–21||Runner-up|
|2015||French Open||Lee Chong Wei||13–21, 18–21||Runner-up|
|2014||French Open||Wang Zhengming||10–21, 25–23, 21–19||Winner|
BWF Grand PrixEdit
|2017||Chinese Taipei Open||Wang Tzu-wei||18–21, 21–19, 21–15||Winner|
|2017||German Open||Wang Tzu-wei||21–16, 21–14||Winner|
|2016||Macau Open||Zhao Junpeng||11–21, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2016||Chinese Taipei Open||Qiao Bin||21–18, 21–17||Winner|
|2016||German Open||Lin Dan||21–15, 17–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2015||Chinese Taipei Open||Chen Long||21–15, 9–21, 6–21||Runner-up|
|2014||Bitburger Open||Scott Evans||21–17, 21–10||Winner|
|2014||U.S. Open||Nguyễn Tiến Minh||19–21, 21–14, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2013||Bitburger Open||Marc Zwiebler||13–21, 21–18, 21–15||Winner|
|2012||Bitburger Open||Marc Zwiebler||21–19, 21–12||Winner|
|2012||Chinese Taipei Open||Nguyễn Tiến Minh||11–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2012||Canada Open||Lin Yu-hsien||15–21, 21–16, 21–9||Winner|
|2011||Dutch Open||Hsueh Hsuan-yi||21–18, 15–21, 16–21||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2012||Welsh International||Kuan Beng Hong||21–15, 21–13||Winner|
|2012||Norwegian International||Tan Chun Seang||21–17, 21–12||Winner|
|2012||Iceland International||Ha Young-woong||21–19, 23–21||Winner|
|2012||Iceland International||Chiang Mei-hui|| Helgi Johannesson
Elin Thora Eliasdottir
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- "Chou Tien Chen brought to tears after dream Yonex Chinese Taipei Open win". 4 July 2016.
- "Taiwan's Chou sets national bar with Superseries triumph". Taipei Times. Central News Agency. 28 October 2014.
- "FRENCH OPEN 2014 Finals – Historic Chou!".
- "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.