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Hiroyuki Endo (遠藤 大由, Endō Hiroyuki, born 16 December 1986) is a Japanese badminton player. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1][2] In 2009, he joined the Unisys badminton team.[3]

Hiroyuki Endo
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1986-12-16) 16 December 1986 (age 32)
Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's doubles
Highest ranking2 (19 June 2014)
Current ranking7 (30 April 2019)
BWF profile

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CareerEdit

Endo won the 1st point in the Thomas Cup finals with Kenichi Hayakawa beating 2004 World Junior Champion Tan Boon Heong and Hoon Thien How and lead the momentum for the Japanese Team to claim the Thomas Cup for the first time, being the fourth nation to win thomas cup after Indonesia, China and Malaysia.

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Kenichi Hayakawa   Liu Xiaolong
  Qiu Zihan
16–21, 23–21, 20–22   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Yuta Watanabe   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21–18, 21–3   Gold
2013 Taipei Arena,
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  Kenichi Hayakawa   Kim Gi-jung
  Kim Sa-rang
21–19, 13–21, 14–21   Bronze
2012 Qingdao Sports Centre Conson Stadium,
Qingdao, China
  Kenichi Hayakawa   Kim Gi-jung
  Kim Sa-rang
12–21, 16–21   Silver

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 New Zealand Open Super 300   Yuta Watanabe   Mohammad Ahsan
  Hendra Setiawan
22–20, 15–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2019 German Open Super 300   Yuta Watanabe   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
15–21, 21–11, 21–12   Winner
2018 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals   Yuta Watanabe   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
15–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2018 Korea Open Super 500   Yuta Watanabe   Takuro Hoki
  Yugo Kobayashi
9–21, 21–15, 21–10   Winner
2018 Thailand Open Super 500   Yuta Watanabe   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
17–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2018 Malaysia Open Super 750   Yuta Watanabe   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
8–21, 10–21   Runner-up

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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 All England Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Vladimir Ivanov
  Ivan Sozonov
23–21, 18–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2014 French Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
21–18, 9–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2014 All England Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Mohammad Ahsan
  Hendra Setiawan
19–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 China Masters   Kenichi Hayakawa   Ko Sung-hyun
  Lee Yong-dae
23–25, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 All England Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Liu Xiaolong
  Qiu Zihan
11–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2012 Super Series Masters Finals   Kenichi Hayakawa   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
17–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2012 China Masters   Kenichi Hayakawa   Chai Biao
  Zhang Nan
18–21, 17–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 German Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
19–21, 21–14, 14–21   Runner-up
2012 U.S. Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Yoshiteru Hirobe
  Kenta Kazuno
21–15, 21–10   Winner
2011 Indonesian Masters   Kenichi Hayakawa   Mohammad Ahsan
  Bona Septano
13–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2011 Russian Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Naoki Kawamae
  Shoji Sato
18–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2011 Australian Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Naoki Kawamae
  Shoji Sato
21–17, 21–18   Winner
2010 Australian Open   Kenichi Hayakawa   Kang Woo-kyum
  Park Tae-sang
21–15, 21–16   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Osaka International   Yoshiteru Hirobe   Hirokatsu Hashimoto
  Noriyasu Hirata
21–16, 21–23, 17–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Hiroyuki Endo". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Endo/Hayakawa Clinch Thriller: Day 1 Session 1 – Rio 2016". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  3. ^ "選手・スタッフ紹介: 遠藤 大由 Hiroyuki Endo". www.unisys.co.jp (in Japanese). Unisys. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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