Jia Yifan (Chinese: 贾一凡; pinyin: Jiǎ Yīfán; Mandarin pronunciation: [tɕjà.í fǎn]; born 29 June 1997) is a Chinese badminton player.[1] She won gold medals at the 2017 World Championships, 2018 Asian Games and at the 2019 Asian Championships.[2]

Jia Yifan
贾一凡
Jia Yifan - Indonesia Masters 2018.jpg
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1997-06-29) 29 June 1997 (age 24)
Tianjin, China
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
HandednessLeft
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (WD 2 November 2017)
97 (XD 1 September 2016)
Current ranking2 (WD 5 October 2021)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Tokyo, Japan   Chen Qingchen   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
19–21, 15–21   Silver

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland   Chen Qingchen   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
21–18, 17–21, 21–15   Gold

Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia   Chen Qingchen   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
22–20, 22–20   Gold

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Chen Qingchen   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
19–21, 21–14, 21–19   Gold

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium,
Bangkok, Thailand
  Huang Dongping   Chae Yoo-jung
  Kim Ji-won
20–22, 21–16, 20–22   Bronze
2014 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
  Chen Qingchen   Rosyita Eka Putri Sari
  Apriyani Rahayu
21–11, 21–14   Gold
2015 Centro de Alto Rendimiento de la Videna,
Lima, Peru
  Chen Qingchen   Du Yue
  Li Yinhui
21–18, 13–21, 21–11   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Likas Indoor Stadium,
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  Huang Dongping   Chen Qingchen
  He Jiaxin
21–19, 21–16   Gold
2014 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
  Chen Qingchen   Du Yue
  Li Yinhui
21–11, 21–18   Gold
2015 CPB Badminton Training Center,
Bangkok, Thailand
  Chen Qingchen   Du Yue
  Li Yinhui
14–21, 21–18, 18–21   Silver

BWF World Tour (6 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[4]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Malaysia Masters Super 500   Chen Qingchen   Kamilla Rytter Juhl
  Christinna Pedersen
20–22, 18–21   Runner-up
2018 Malaysia Open Super 750   Chen Qingchen   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
12–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2018 Japan Open Super 750   Chen Qingchen   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
15–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2019 All England Open Super 1000   Chen Qingchen   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
18–21, 22–20, 21–11   Winner
2019 Malaysia Open Super 750   Chen Qingchen   Du Yue
  Li Yinhui
21–14, 21–15   Winner
2019 Australian Open Super 300   Chen Qingchen   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
10–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2019 China Open Super 1000   Chen Qingchen   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21–14, 21–18   Winner
2019 Denmark Open Super 750   Chen Qingchen   Baek Ha-na
  Jung Kyung-eun
21–9, 19–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2019 Hong Kong Open Super 500   Chen Qingchen   Chang Ye-na
  Kim Hye-rin
21–11, 13–21, 21–15   Winner
2019 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals   Chen Qingchen   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
21–14, 21–10   Winner
2020 Thailand Masters Super 300   Chen Qingchen   Baek Ha-na
  Jung Kyung-eun
17–21, 21–17, 21–15   Winner

BWF Superseries (5 titles)Edit

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[5] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011.[6] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 French Open   Chen Qingchen   Chang Ye-na
  Lee So-hee
21–16, 21–17   Winner
2016 Dubai World Superseries Finals   Chen Qingchen   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21–15, 13–21, 21–17   Winner
2017 Indonesia Open   Chen Qingchen   Chang Ye-na
  Lee So-hee
21–19, 15–21, 21–10   Winner
2017 China Open   Chen Qingchen   Kim Hye-rin
  Lee So-hee
21–7, 18–21, 21–14   Winner
2017 Hong Kong Open   Chen Qingchen   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
14–21, 21–16, 21–15   Winner
  Superseries Finals Tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (6 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold   Huang Dongping   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
21–19, 15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2014 India Grand Prix Gold   Chen Qingchen   Huang Yaqiong
  Yu Xiaohan
22–24, 21–19, 21–11   Winner
2015 Brasil Open   Chen Qingchen   Eefje Muskens
  Selena Piek
21–17, 21–14   Winner
2016 China Masters   Chen Qingchen   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
21–16, 15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2016 Bitburger Open   Chen Qingchen   Jongkolphan Kititharakul
  Rawinda Prajongjai
21–12, 21–19   Winner
2016 Macau Open   Chen Qingchen   Anggia Shitta Awanda
  Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istirani
21–15, 21–13   Winner
2017 Thailand Masters   Chen Qingchen   Puttita Supajirakul
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–16, 21–15   Winner
2017 Swiss Open   Chen Qingchen   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
21–16, 21–15   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International   Chen Qingchen   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
21–17, 21–15   Winner
2016 China International   Chen Qingchen   Hu Yuxiang
  Xu Ya
21–8, 21–10   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 China International   Zhou Haodong   Wang Sijie
  Chen Lu
18–21, 21–18, 17–21   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W F SF QF #R RR Q# A G S B NH N/A
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze medal; (NH) not held; (N/A) not applicable.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

National teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team events 2013 2014 2015
Asian Junior Championships G G G
World Junior Championships B G G
  • Senior level
Team events 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Asia Mixed Team Championships B NH A NH
Asian Games NH S NH
Uber Cup NH B NH G NH
Sudirman Cup S NH G NH G

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Events 2013 2014 2015
Asia Junior Championships G G S
World Junior Championships B G G
  • Senior level
Events 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Asian Championships 2R QF 2R G NH
Asian Games NH G NH
World Championships NH G QF QF NH Q
Olympic Games DNQ NH S NH
Tournament BWF Superseries / Grand Prix BWF World Tour Best
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Thailand Masters NH QF (WD) W A W NH W ('17, '20)
Swiss Open A QF (WD) W A QF NH A W ('17)
German Open A QF (WD) A QF QF NH QF ('16, '18, '19)
All England Open A 2R (WD) 1R QF W QF A W ('19)
Malaysia Masters A F A 2R F ('18)
New Zealand Open A 2R (WD)
1R (XD)
A NH 2R ('15)
Australian Open A SF A F NH F ('19)
India Open A QF (WD)
QF (XD)
A NH QF ('16)
Malaysia Open A QF (WD) QF F W NH W ('19)
Singapore Open A QF (WD) QF A NH QF ('16, '17)
Thailand Open A NH SF (WD)
QF (XD)
A NH SF ('15)
Korea Open A QF NH QF ('19)
Chinese Taipei Open A SF (WD)
1R (XD)
A NH SF ('16)
China Open A 1R (WD) A 1R (WD) W QF W NH W ('17, '19)
Japan Open A 1R F 2R NH F ('18)
Syed Modi International NH W (WD)
QF (XD)
A NH W ('14)
Denmark Open A 1R (WD) 2R 2R F A 1Rr F ('19)
French Open A W (WD) SF 1R QF NH A W ('16)
Bitburger Open A 2R (WD)
2R (XD)
A W (WD) A W ('16)
Macau Open A W (WD) w/d A NH W ('16)
Fuzhou China Open w/d A SF (WD) F (WD) A 2R SF NH F (2016)
Hong Kong Open A SF (WD) W 1R W NH W ('17, '19)
Indonesia Masters F (WD)
2R (XD)
A NH 2R QF 2R A F ('13)
Indonesia Open A W SF SF NH A W (17)
Brasil Open NH A W (WD)
SF (XD)
A NH W ('15)
Superseries / Tour Finals DNQ W (WD) RR RR W DNQ W ('16, '19)
Year-end ranking 156 (WD)
346 (XD)
98 (WD)
263 (XD)
52 (WD)
260 (XD)
6 (WD)
156 (XD)
1 5 1 1 1 (WD)
97 (XD)
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Best

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Jia Yifan". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  2. ^ "贾一凡 Jia Yi Fan". Badmintoncn.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  3. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  6. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". IBadmintonstore. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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