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Eriko Hirose (廣瀬 栄理子, Eriko Hirose, born March 16, 1985) is a badminton player from Japan.[1]

Eriko Hirose
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Eriko Hirose vs Tai Tzu-ying 15.jpg
Eriko Hirose at the 2013 French Super Series
Personal information
Born (1985-03-16) 16 March 1985 (age 34)
Inagawa, Hyōgo, Japan
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Women's singles
Highest ranking7 (23 September 2010)
Current rankingRetired
BWF profile


She competed at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim. In the women's singles event she reached the third round before losing to Wang Chen of Hong Kong.[2] At the same year, she won the women;s singles bronze medal at the Asian Championships after lose to her compatriot Kaori Mori in the semi final.

In the YONEX BWF World Championship 2010, she caused an upset over the world number one ranking player, Wang Yihan in the third round but lost to Wang Lin in the quarterfinals.[3]

In the YONEX All-England Open Badminton Championship 2011, she came second in the women's singles, losing in the final to China's Wang Shixian.[4]


Asian GamesEdit

Women's Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China   Wang Xin 7–21, 15–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Taipei Arena, Taipei, Taiwan   Wang Yihan 12–21, 6–21   Bronze
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India   Kaori Mori 5–11, 11–5, 10–13   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2002 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Zhu Lin 7–11, 4–11[5]   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The 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.

Women's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 Japan Open   Tai Tzu-ying 21–9, 9–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2011 All England Open   Wang Shixian 22–24, 18–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Women's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2004 Indonesia Open   Xie Xingfang 8–11, 0–11   Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2007 Osaka International   Kanako Yonekura 21–14, 21–11   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament


  1. ^ "選手 廣瀬 栄理子 (ひろせ えりこ)" (in Japanese). Japanese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Top Chinese stars battle into last 8". Dawn. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Badminton: Hirose fails to win medal at badminton worlds+". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Wang Shixian bags her first ever All England crown". Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  5. ^ "2002 アジア・ジュニア・バドミントン選手権大会" (in Japanese). Nippon Badminton Association. Retrieved 3 February 2018.

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