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Ella Aleksandrovna Diehl (Russian: Элла Александровна Диль), (born 5 August 1978; née Karachkova (Russian: Карачкова)) is a badminton player from Russia.[1]

Ella Diehl
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Personal information
Birth nameElla Aleksandrovna Karachkova
Country Russia
Born (1978-08-05) 5 August 1978 (age 40)
Kuybyshev Oblast, USSR
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking9 (2 December 2010)
BWF profile

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CareerEdit

She was selected to join the national team in 1995.[2] She had won girls' doubles silver medal at the 1995 European Junior Championships, and also one silver and two bronze in 1997 in team, girls' singles and doubles respectively.[3]

In her home country Russia, she has won 14 national titles as of 2009. In 2000 and 2008, she competed at the Summer Olympics.[2]

Diehl played at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim. In the women's singles event she reached the second round before losing to Salakjit Ponsana of Thailand.

In October 2005 Diehl won the women's doubles event at the Scottish International Open in Glasgow, and two weeks later followed this up by winning the women's singles event at the Irish International in Lisburn. The next year she won the Irish International again.

In 2010 Diehl won the bronze medal at the European Individual Championships in Manchester,[2] and in June 2010 claimed the European Tour circuit finals gold medal, beating Susan Egelstaff in the final in three sets. 2010 also saw Diehl beat current world champion Lu Lan of China to reach the semi final of Swiss Open.

AchievementsEdit

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Manchester Evening News Arena,
Manchester, England
  Tine Rasmussen 14–21, 16–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1997 Nymburk, Czech Republic   Judith Meulendijks 7–11, 4–11   Bronze

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Nymburk, Czech Republic   Zhanna Chornenkaja   Jane Jacoby
  Britta Andersen
6–15, 12–15   Bronze
1995 Nitra, Slovakia   Natalia Djachkova   Joanne Wright
  Donna Kellogg
No data   Silver

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.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 Russian Open   Ayane Kurihara 19–21, 19-21   Runner-up
2009 Russian Open   Tatjana Bibik 21–17, 16–21, 21–11   Winner
2008 Russian Open   Larisa Griga 21–10, 17–21, 21–12   Winner
2006 Bulgaria Open   Petya Nedelcheva 21–19, 19–21, 16-21   Runner-up
2006 U.S. Open   Lee Joo Hyun 11-6 Retired   Winner
2005 Russian Open   Nina Vislova 4–11, 11–5, 4–11   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 U.S. Open   Marina Yakusheva   Valeria Sorokina
  Nina Vislova
15–21, 18-21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 White Nights   Olga Konon 17–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2013 Portugal International   Ksenia Polikarpova 16–21, 21–16, 21–19   Winner
2010 European Circuit Finals   Susan Egelstaff 20–22, 21–13, 21–16   Winner
2009 Scottish International   Susan Egelstaff 18–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2009 White Nights   Elena Prus 21–10, 21–10   Winner
2009 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Jill Pittard 21–8, 21–13   Winner
2008 Czech International   Judith Meulendijks 21–14, 21–13   Winner
2006 Italian International   Sara Persson 12–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2006 Scotland International   Petya Nedelcheva 21–18, 7–21, 21–18   Winner
2006 Belgian International   Petra Overzier 16–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2006 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Ekaterina Ananina 23–21, 21–16   Winner
2005 Irish International   Juliane Schenk 11–3, 11–8   Winner
2005 Scottish International   Judith Meulendijks 11–6, 11–8   Winner
2005 Spanish International   Nanna Brosolat Jensen 11–4, 11–1   Winner
2005 Polish International   Petya Nedelcheva 9–11, 7–11   Runner-up
2004 Russian International   Tatjana Bibik 11–5, 11–6   Winner
2004 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Sara Persson 7–11, 13–10, 11–3   Winner
2004 Portugal International   Tracey Hallam 11–7, 4–11, 9–11   Runner-up
2003 Welsh International   Susan Hughes 11–6, 11–5   Winner
2000 Russian International   Elena Nozdran 11–8, 11–8   Winner
2000 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Maja Pohar 11–4, 11–2   Winner
1999 Welsh International   Marina Yakusheva 3–11, 7–11   Runner-up
1999 Portugal International   Sonya McGinn 11–5, 13–10   Winner
1999 Austrian International   Ginny Severien 11–4, 11–4   Winner
1998 Slovak International   Markéta Koudelková 11–2, 11–3   Winner
1998 Czech International   Sandra Dimbour 11–9, 11–7   Winner
1998 Portugal International   Tanya Woodward 11–4, 1–11, 6–11   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Italian International   Marina Yakusheva   Valeria Sorokina
  Nina Vislova
15–2, 8–15, 5–15   Runner-up
2003 Welsh International   Anastasia Russkikh   Laura Choinet
  Perrine Lebuhanic
15–1, 15–4   Winner
2001 Austrian International   Anastasia Russkikh   Britta Andersen
  Lene Mørk
12–15, 15–7, 17–16   Winner
2000 Russian International   Anastasia Russkikh   Irina Ruslyakova
  Marina Yakusheva
8–15, 10–15   Runner-up
1996 Amor International   Nadezhda Chervyakova   Elena Sukhareva
  Marina Yakusheva
7–15, 5–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Spanish International   Jean-Michel Lefort   Andrew Bowman
  Kirsteen McEwan
15–3, 15–9   Winner
2000 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Pavel Uvarov   Andrej Pohar
  Maja Pohar
15–8, 15–5   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Ella Diehl". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Диль (Карачкова) Элла Александровна" (in Russian). Стадион. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  3. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 9 December 2017.

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