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Kazumasa Sakai (坂井一将, Sakai Kazumasa, born 13 February 1990) is a Japanese badminton player who is single specialist.[1][2]

Kazumasa Sakai
Kazumasa Sakai - Indonesia Open 2017.jpg
Sakai won a silver medal at the 2017 Indonesia Open
Personal information
Birth nameKazumasa Sakai
Country Japan
Born (1990-02-13) 13 February 1990 (age 29)
Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking15 (8 March 2018)
Current ranking38 (26 March 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

East Asian GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China   Wang Zhengming 11–21, 17–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

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
2018 Indonesia Masters Super 500   Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 13–21, 12–21   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 levels: 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 singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Indonesia Open   Srikanth Kidambi 11–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 Russian Open   Vladimir Malkov 21–17, 21–17   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International   Jeon Hyeok-jin 21–15, 17–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2015 Portugal International   Marius Myhre 21–13, 21–13   Winner
2015 China International   Qiao Bin 14–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2012 Scottish International   Anand Pawar 21–10, 11–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2012 Osaka International   Kazushi Yamada Walkover   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "選手・スタッフ紹介: 坂井 一将 Kazumasa Sakai". www.unisys.co.jp (in Japanese). Unisys. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Players: Kazumasa Sakai". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  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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