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Chou Tien-chen (Chinese: 周天成; born 8 January 1990[1]) is a male badminton player from Taiwan, representing Chinese Taipei. 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.[2][3][4] 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.[5][6] He is the record holder of three consecutive Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold titles from 2012 till 2014.

Chou Tien-chen
周天成2010全國總排名賽.jpg
Personal information
Country  Republic of China (Taiwan)
Born (1990-01-08) 8 January 1990 (age 27)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Handedness Right
Men's Singles
Career record 234 wins, 139 losses
Career title(s) 10
Highest ranking 4 (16 March 2017)
Current ranking 5 (5 October 2017)
BWF profile
Updated on 3 Aug 2016.

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AchievementsEdit

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
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

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Chiang Kai-Hsin   Zhang Nan
  Lu Lu
19–21, 19–21   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

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.

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
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 Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
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 Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
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

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Iceland International   Chiang Mei-hui   Helgi Johannesson
  Elin Thora Eliasdottir
21–16, 21–9   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

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