Lu Kai (badminton)

Lu Kai (Chinese: 鲁恺; pinyin: Lǔ Kǎi; born 4 October 1991) is a Chinese badminton player who specializes in doubles.[4] He won the mixed doubles gold medal at the 2009 Asian Junior Championships partnered with Bao Yixin,[5] and later at the 2017 Asian Championships with Huang Yaqiong.[6]

Lu Kai
TOTAL BWF World Champs 2015 Day 2 Lu Kai.jpg
Personal information
Birth name鲁恺
CountryChina
Born (1991-10-04) 4 October 1991 (age 29)[1][2]
Nanning, Guangxi, China[1]
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Retired21 November 2019[3]
HandednessRight[1]
Highest ranking13 (MD 9 April 2015)
2 (XD 2 February 2018)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China   Cai Yun   Muhammad Ahsan
  Hendra Setiawan
12–21, 21–18, 16–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China   Huang Yaqiong   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–18, 21–11   Gold

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim, Alor Setar, Malaysia   Bao Yixin   Angga Pratama
  Della Destiara Haris
19–21, 18–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Bao Yixin   Liu Peixuan
  Xia Huan
21–15, 21–19   Gold

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] 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.[8]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 SaarLorLux Open Super 100   Chen Lu   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
21–19, 18–21, 10–21   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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Singapore Open   Cai Yun   Lee Sheng-mu
  Tsai Chia-hsin
21–19, 21–14   Winner
2015 Australian Open   Liu Cheng   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
16–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Denmark Open   Liu Cheng   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
8–21, 14–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Singapore Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
Walkover   Runner-up
2016 India Open   Huang Yaqiong   Riky Widianto
  Richi Puspita Dili
21–13, 21–16   Winner
2016 Australian Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
21–18, 21–14   Winner
2017 All England Open   Huang Yaqiong   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–19, 21–16   Winner
2017 India Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
24–22, 14–21, 21–17   Winner
2017 Malaysia Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2017 Singapore Open   Huang Yaqiong   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
19–21, 21–16, 21–11   Winner
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Swiss Open   Cai Yun   Goh V Shem
  Tan Wee Kiong
21–19, 14–21, 21–17   Winner
2016 Macau Open   Zhang Nan   Lee Jhe-huei
  Lee Yang
21–17, 18–21, 19–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Macau Open   Huang Yaqiong   Choi Sol-gyu
  Chae Yoo-jung
17–21, 21–18, 21–17   Winner
2014 Malaysia Masters   Huang Yaqiong   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–14, 21–13   Winner
2014 China Masters   Huang Yaqiong   Wang Yilü
  Xia Huan
21–12, 21–14   Winner
2015 Swiss Open   Huang Yaqiong   Liu Cheng
  Bao Yixin
17–21, 22–20, 21–13   Winner
2017 German Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zhang Nan
  Li Yinhui
20–22, 11–21   Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "鲁恺:高人成劣势天降磨难 不言大志向瞄准一队". news.sports.cn (in Chinese). 19 May 2011. Archived from the original on 16 January 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  2. ^ "鲁恺_Lu Kai羽毛球星排名". www.badmintoncn.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  3. ^ "一场决赛改变整个职业生涯 2017鲁恺的苏杯之殇". sports.sina.com.cn (in Chinese). 21 November 2019. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Players: Lu Kai". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Asian Juniors 2009 – None can Top China". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  6. ^ "2017年亚洲羽毛球锦标赛收拍 谌龙首捧冠军". www.cba.org.cn (in Chinese). 2 May 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  7. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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