|Full name||Gabrielle Adcock|
|Birth name||Gabrielle White|
|Born||30 September 1990|
|Residence||Milton Keynes, England|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lb)|
|Women's & mixed doubles|
|Highest ranking||16 (WD 8 July 2010)|
4 (XD 24 August 2017)
|Current ranking||13 (XD 22 October 2019)|
- 1 Career
- 2 Achievements
- 2.1 BWF World Championships (1 Bronze)
- 2.2 Commonwealth Games (2 Gold, 1 Bronze)
- 2.3 European Games (1 Silver)
- 2.4 European Championships (2 Gold)
- 2.5 BWF World Junior Championships (1 Silver)
- 2.6 European Junior Championships (1 Bronze)
- 2.7 BWF World Tour (2 runners-up)
- 2.8 BWF Superseries (2 titles, 2 runners-up)
- 2.9 BWF Grand Prix (2 titles, 4 runners-up)
- 2.10 BWF International Challenge/Series (8 titles, 6 runners-up)
- 3 Record Against Selected Opponents
- 4 References
- 5 External links
Gabby started playing badminton at aged 10 in the badminton club at her school and became a full-time player straight from school at 16. She competes in badminton as a doubles specialist. In 2007, she won a bronze medal at the European Junior Badminton Championships in girls' doubles event partnered with Mariana Agathangelou. At the 2007 BWF World Junior Championships, she won a silver medals in mixed doubles event partnered with Chris Adcock. They defeated by Lim Khim Wah and Ng Hui Lin of Malaysia in the finals round with the score 25-23, 20-22, and 19-21. Prior to the London Olympics she was paired with Robert Blair and Jenny Wallwork, though both pairs failed to qualify.
She paired up with her husband Chris Adcock, whom she married in 2013, and won the 2013 Hong Kong Super Series against the world No.1 and Olympic Champion, Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei, 21–12, 21–16 in the semifinals round. They also won the 2014 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold against Chai Biao and Tang Jinhua 21–17, 21–13. She competed in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, winning gold in the mixed doubles alongside her husband.
In 2015, she became the champion in mixed doubles at 2015 BWF Super Series Masters Finals against Korean pair Ko Sung-hyun and Kim Ha-na. In 2016, she competed at the Summer Olympics in mixed doubles event, but did not advance to the knocked out stage.
In 2019, she qualified to represent Great Britain at the 2019 European Games, played in the mixed doubles with Chris Adcock. Competed as the top seeds the duo advance to the final stage, but was defeated by their compatriot Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith in straight games 14–21, 9–21, and settle for a silver medal.
BWF World Championships (1 Bronze)Edit
|Chris Adcock|| Zheng Siwei
Commonwealth Games (2 Gold, 1 Bronze)Edit
|Lauren Smith|| Lim Yin Loo
Lai Pei Jing
|16–21, 21–15, 21–16||Bronze|
|2018||Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre,
Gold Coast, Australia
|Chris Adcock|| Marcus Ellis
|19–21, 21–17, 21–16||Gold|
|Chris Adcock|| Chris Langridge
European Games (1 Silver)Edit
|Chris Adcock|| Marcus Ellis
European Championships (2 Gold)Edit
|2018||Palacio de Deportes de Huelva,
|Chris Adcock|| Mathias Christiansen
|21–18, 17–21, 21–18||Gold|
|Chris Adcock|| Joachim Fischer Nielsen
|21–17, 18–21, 21–19||Gold|
BWF World Junior Championships (1 Silver)Edit
|2007||Waitakere Trust Stadium,
Waitakere City, New Zealand
|Chris Adcock|| Lim Khim Wah
Ng Hui Lin
|25–23, 20–22, 19–21||Silver|
European Junior Championships (1 Bronze)Edit
Völklingen, Saarbrücken, Germany
|Mariana Agathangelou|| Olga Konon
BWF World Tour (2 runners-up)Edit
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.
|2019||Dutch Open||Super 100||Chris Adcock|| Robin Tabeling
|2018||Thailand Open||Super 500||Chris Adcock|| Hafiz Faisal
Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
BWF Superseries (2 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit
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.
|2016||Dubai World Superseries Finals||Chris Adcock|| Zheng Siwei
|2015||Dubai World Superseries Finals||Chris Adcock|| Ko Sung-hyun
|2014||French Open||Chris Adcock|| Tontowi Ahmad
|2013||Hong Kong Open||Chris Adcock|| Liu Cheng
BWF Grand Prix (2 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit
|2016||Bitburger Open||Chris Adcock|| Zheng Siwei
|2015||Bitburger Open||Chris Adcock|| Robert Mateusiak
|2014||Swiss Open||Chris Adcock|| Chai Biao
|2013||Bitburger Open||Chris Adcock|| Michael Fuchs
|2012||Dutch Open||Marcus Ellis|| Mads Pieler Kolding
Kamilla Rytter Juhl
|2011||German Open||Robert Blair|| Shintaro Ikeda
|16–21, 21–16, 21–15||Winner|
BWF International Challenge/Series (8 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit
|2012||Welsh International||Lauren Smith|| Jillie Cooper
|2012||Denmark International||Lauren Smith|| Line Damkjaer Kruse
|2012||Portugal International||Alexandra Langley|| Helena Lewczynska
|2010||Scottish International||Jenny Wallwork|| Mariana Agathangelou
|2008||Portugal International||Mariana Agathangelou|| Zhang Xi
|2007||Scottish International||Mariana Agathangelou|| Valeria Sorokina
|2006||Slovak International||Mariana Agathangelou|| Suzanne Rayappan
|21–13, 14–21, 20–22||Runner-up|
|2012||Welsh International||Marcus Ellis|| Chris Langridge
|2012||Scottish International||Marcus Ellis|| Ruud Bosch
|2012||Czech International||Marcus Ellis|| Chris Langridge
|20–22, 7–6 Retired||Runner-up|
|2012||Belgian International||Marcus Ellis|| Chris Langridge
|9–21, 21–10, 21–17||Winner|
|2012||Spanish Open||Marcus Ellis|| Ronan Labar
|2012||Portugal International||Marcus Ellis|| Zvonimir Durkinjak
|21–17, 15–21, 24–22||Winner|
|2008||Portugal International||Chris Adcock|| Zhang Yi
Record Against Selected OpponentsEdit
- He Hanbin & Yu Yang 0–1
- Xu Chen & Ma Jin 0–2
- Zhang Nan & Zhao Yunlei 1–12
- Liu Cheng & Bao Yixin 5–3
- Chai Biao & Tang Jinhua 1–0
- Chen Hung-ling & Cheng Wen-hsing 0–1
- Joachim Fischer Nielsen & Christinna Pedersen 2–5
- Anthony Clark & Donna Kellogg 0–2
- Michael Fuchs & Birgit Michels 3–1
- Tontowi Ahmad & Lilyana Natsir 4–9
- Riky Widianto & Puspita Richi Dili 1–0
- Kenichi Hayakawa & Misaki Matsutomo 4–1
- Ko Sung-hyun & Kim Ha-na 1–3
- Lee Yong-dae & Lee Hyo-jung 0–2
- Yoo Yeon-seong & Jang Ye-na 1–0
- Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying 2–2
- Robert Mateusiak & Nadiezda Zieba 2–2
- Sudket Prapakamol & Saralee Thoungthongkam 1–0
- Songphon Anugritayawon & Kunchala Voravichitchaikul 0–2
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- "Chris and Gabby Adcock win the mixed doubles title at the World Superseries Finals". Daily Mail.
- "Rio Olympics 2016: Chris and Gabby Adcock knocked out". www.bbc.com. BBC. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
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- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
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