Kaori Imabeppu (今別府 香里, Imabeppu Kaori, born 7 September 1986) is a Japanese badminton player, who is a singles specialist from Nara Prefecture, Japan.[1][2] In 2008, she won the Portugal and Croatian International tournaments in the women's singles event.[3][4]

Kaori Imabeppu
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1986-09-07) 7 September 1986 (age 33)
Nara Prefecture, Japan
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking23 (23 July 2015)
Current ranking94 (26 January 2017)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Canada Open   Michelle Li 17-21, 23-25   Runner-up
2014 Brasil Open   Zhang Beiwen 11-6, 5-11, 11-4, 8-11, 9-11   Runner-up
2012 U.S. Open   Pai Hsiao-ma 17-21, 21-16, 11-21   Runner-up
2011 Vietnam Open   Fu Mingtian 18-21, 21-16, 8-21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament


BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 USA International   Sayaka Sato 21-19, 22-20   Winner
2013 Osaka International   Akane Yamaguchi 22-20, 21-16   Winner
2011 Swedish Masters   Mayu Sekiya 13-21, 22-20, 21-16   Winner
2010 Osaka International   Wang Rong 22-20, 19-21, 17-21   Runner-up
2010 Swedish International   Elisabeth Cann 21-15, 21-10   Winner
2008 Portugal International   Zhang Xi 21-13, 21-15   Winner
2008 Croatian International   Nanna Brosolat Jensen 21-11, 21-17   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Kaori Imabeppu". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  2. ^ "ヨネックス バドミントンチーム: 今別府 香里(いまべっぷ かおり)". www.yonex.co.jp (in Japanese). Yonex. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Portugal – Results". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Croatia Int'l – First Gold for French mixed". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 29 January 2017.

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