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Lu Kai (Chinese: 鲁恺; pinyin: Lǔ Kǎi) is a Chinese badminton player who specializes in doubles.[4] In 2009, he won the gold medal at the Asian Junior Championships in the mixed doubles event partnered with Bao Yixin.[5]

Lu Kai
TOTAL BWF World Champs 2015 Day 2 Lu Kai.jpg
Personal information
Birth name鲁恺
Country China
Born (1991-10-04) October 4, 1991 (age 27)[1][2]
Nanning, Guangxi, China[1]
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
HandednessRight[1]
Highest ranking13 (MD 9 April 2015), 2 (XD 2 February 2018)
Current ranking284 (MD), 34 (XD) (1 November 2018[3])
BWF profile

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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

Asia 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,[6] 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.[7]

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

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Singapore Open   Huang Yaqiong   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
19–21, 21–16, 21–11   Winner
2017 Malaysia Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2017 India Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
24–22, 14–21, 21–17   Winner
2017 All England   Huang Yaqiong   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–19, 21–16   Winner
2016 Australian Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
21–18, 21–14   Winner
2016 India Open   Huang Yaqiong   Riky Widianto
  Richi Puspita Dili
21–13, 21–16   Winner
2015 Singapore Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
Walkover   Runner-up
     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
2016 Macau Open   Zhang Nan   Lee Jhe-huei
  Lee Yang
21–17, 18–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2015 Swiss Open   Cai Yun   Goh V Shem
  Tan Wee Kiong
21–19, 14–21, 21–17   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 German Open   Huang Yaqiong   Zhang Nan
  Li Yinhui
20–22, 11–21   Runner-up
2015 Swiss Open   Huang Yaqiong   Liu Cheng
  Bao Yixin
17–21, 22–20, 21–13   Winner
2014 China Masters   Huang Yaqiong   Wang Yilv
  Xia Huan
21–12, 21–14   Winner
2014 Malaysia Masters   Huang Yaqiong   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–14, 21–13   Winner
2013 Macau Open   Huang Yaqiong   Choi Sol-gyu
  Chae Yoo-jung
17–21, 21–18, 21–17   Winner
     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. 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. ^ "LU Kai Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  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. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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