Jacco Arends (born 28 January 1991) is a Dutch badminton player who specializes in doubles. Arends began playing badminton at his hometown club BC Duinwijck and at in 2009 he won European Junior Badminton Championships in mixed doubles with Selena Piek. His current partner is Ruben Jille in men's doubles and Selena Piek in mixed doubles. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
|Birth name||Jacco Arends|
|Born||28 January 1991|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Men's & mixed doubles|
|Highest ranking||33 (MD 9 January 2014)|
12 (XD 26 November 2015)
|Current ranking||50 (MD), 186 (XD) (30 April 2019)|
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
|Selena Piek|| Joachim Fischer Nielsen
European Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2009||Federal Technical Centre - Palabadminton,
|Selena Piek|| Jonas Geigenberger
|21–16, 20–22, 21–19||Gold|
BWF World TourEdit
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.
|2018||Scottish Open||Super 100||Selena Piek|| Marcus Ellis
BWF Grand PrixEdit
|2017||Scottish Open||Ruben Jille|| Jelle Maas
|2017||Scottish Open||Selena Piek|| Mikkel Mikkelsen
|2017||Dutch Open||Selena Piek|| Marcus Ellis
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2018||Belgian International||Ruben Jille|| David Daugaard
|11–21, 21–18, 21–17||Winner|
|2017||Spanish International||Ruben Jille|| Keiichiro Matsui
|2014||Belgian International||Jelle Maas|| Mathias Christiansen
|10–11, 11–6, 11–8, 7–11, 9–11||Runner-up|
|2013||Irish Open||Jelle Maas|| Adam Cwalina
|2013||Swedish Masters||Jelle Maas|| Ruud Bosch
|16–21, 21–16, 21–13||Winner|
|2012||Norwegian International||Jelle Maas|| Ruud Bosch
|18–21, 22–20, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2010||Slovak Open||Jelle Maas|| Maurice Niesner
|21–18, 19–21, 21–15||Winner|
- "Player Profile: Jacco Arends". www.badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
- "Jacco Arends Profile". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
- "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.