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Kanta Tsuneyama (常山幹太, Tsuneyama Kanta, born 21 June 1996) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2]

Kanta Tsuneyama
常山幹太
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1996-06-21) 21 June 1996 (age 23)
Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking10 (26 November 2019)
Current ranking10 (26 November 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Youth Olympic GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Nanjing Sport Institute,
Nanjing, China
  Lee Chia-hsin   Cheam June Wei
  Ng Tsz Yau
14–21, 21–23   Silver

Asia Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Chinese Taipei   Shi Yuqi 21–19, 16–21, 16–21   Silver

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  Hashiru Shimono   Kim Jae-hwan
  Kim Jung-ho
16–21, 17–21   Bronze

BWF World Tour (2 titles)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] 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.[4]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Korea Masters Super 300   Lin Dan 24–22, 21–12   Winner
2018 Thailand Open Super 500   Tommy Sugiarto 21–16, 13–21, 21–9   Winner

BWF Grand Prix (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

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 singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Canada Open   Kento Momota 22–20, 14–21, 21–14   Winner
2016 U.S. Open   Lee Hyun-il 22–24, 8–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Austrian Open   Pablo Abián 21–10, 12–21, 21–11   Winner
2016 Spanish International   Anders Antonsen 21–14, 20–22, 18–21   Runner-up
2016 Finnish Open   Nguyễn Tiến Minh 21–10, 21–14   Winner
2016 Austrian Open   Anders Antonsen 9–21, 17–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Kanta Tsuneyama". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Badminton player: 常山 幹太 Kanta Tsuneyama". www.tonami.co.jp (in Japanese). Tonami Transportation Co., Ltd. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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