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Liu Cheng (badminton)

Liu Cheng (Chinese: 刘成; born 4 January 1992) is a Chinese badminton player.[1] He was the men's doubles World Champion in 2017 partnered with Zhang Nan, also the mixed doubles World and Asian Junior Champion in 2010 with Bao Yixin. Liu was part of the national team member that won the team events at the 2015 Sudirman Cup, 2018 Thomas Cup and 2018 Asian Games. He reached a career high of world number 2 in both men's and mixed doubles events.

Liu Cheng
刘成
Liu Cheng - Indonesia Open 2017.jpg
Personal information
Country China
Born (1992-01-04) 4 January 1992 (age 27)
Sanming, Fujian, China
ResidenceBeijing, China
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (MD 21 June 2018)
2 (XD 3 December 2015)
Current ranking28 (MD 5 November 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Indoor Arena,
Nanjing, China
  Zhang Nan   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
15–21, 13–21   Bronze
2017 Emirates Arena,
Glasgow, Scotland
  Zhang Nan   Mohammad Ahsan
  Rian Agung Saputro
21–10, 21–17   Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Bao Yixin   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
17–21, 11–21   Silver
2014 Ballerup Super Arena,
Copenhagen, Denmark
  Bao Yixin   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
15–21, 13–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Zhang Nan   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
21–14, 12–21, 23–25   Bronze

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
  Tian Qing   Kim Gi-jung
  Kim So-young
20–22, 14–21   Silver

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Domo del Code Jalisco,
Guadalajara, Mexico
  Bao Yixin   Kang Ji-wook
  Choi Hye-in
21–15, 21–15   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Bao Yixin   Ow Yao Han
  Lai Pei Jing
Walkover   Gold

BWF World Tour (1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[2] 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.[3]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Macau Open Super 300   Huang Kaixiang   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
8–21, 21–18, 20–22   Runner-up

BWF Superseries (2 titles, 7 runners-up)Edit

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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Dubai World Superseries Finals   Zhang Nan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2017 Denmark Open   Zhang Nan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21–16, 22–24, 21–19   Winner
2015 Denmark Open   Lu Kai   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
8–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2015 Australian Open   Lu Kai   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
16–21, 17–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Hong Kong Open   Bao Yixin   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
17–21, 21–17, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Australian Open   Bao Yixin   Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
19–21, 21–19, 15–21   Runner-up
2015 India Open   Bao Yixin   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
21–19, 21–19   Winner
2014 Dubai World Superseries Finals   Bao Yixin   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
15–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2013 Hong Kong Open   Bao Yixin   Chris Adcock
  Gabrielle White
14–21, 22–24   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (2 titles, 2 runners-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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Swiss Open   Zhang Nan   Chai Biao
  Hong Wei
21–13, 16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2014 China Masters   Kang Jun   Wang Yilv
  Zhang Wen
21–13, 21–16   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 China Masters   Bao Yixin   Edi Subaktiar
  Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
18–21, 21–15, 26–24   Winner
2015 Swiss Open   Bao Yixin   Lu Kai
  Huang Yaqiong
21–17, 20–22, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Liu Cheng". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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