Chou Tien-chen (Chinese: 周天成; born 8 January 1990) is a male badminton player from Taiwan. He became the first local shuttler after 17 years in 2016 to win the Chinese Taipei Open GP (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.
|Born||8 January 1990|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|Career record||234 wins, 139 losses|
|Highest ranking||4 (16 March 2017)|
|Current ranking||4 (16 March 2017)|
|Updated on 3 Aug 2016.|
Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2008||Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Chiang Kai-Hsin|| Zhang Nan
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||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
- "CHINESE TAIPEI OPEN Finals – Chou Tien Chen ends 17-year wait".
- Liew, Badminton News Articles from BadmintonPlanet.com - Choong Hoong. "Chou Tien Chen wins Chinese Taipei Open - Latest Badminton News Articles , Badminton Rules, Badminton Strategies for Singles and Doubles, Badminton History,Badminton Photos!".
- "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!".