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Luo Yu (Chinese: 骆羽; born 11 January 1991) is a Chinese badminton player who specializes in doubles. Her current partner is her twin sister, Luo Ying.[1] The twins competed at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics but did not advance to the knocked-out stage after placing third in the group stage.[2] The biggest title of their career to date, the 2015 BWF Superseries Finals, sent the pair to #1 in the world rankings.[3]

Luo Yu
Luo Yu 2014.jpg
Luo Yu at the 2014 Badminton Asia Championships
Personal information
Birth name骆晓霜
Luo Xiaoshuang
Country China
Born (1991-01-11) 11 January 1991 (age 28)
Shandong, China
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (WD) 10 March 2016
86 (XD) 29 November 2012
BWF profile
Luo Yu
Traditional Chinese駱羽
Simplified Chinese骆羽

AchievementsEdit

Asia ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Luo Ying   Ma Jin
  Tang Yuanting
12–21, 0–0 Retired   Bronze
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
  Luo Ying   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
21–18, 21–18   Gold

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
  Tian Qing   Jang Ye-na
  Kim So-young
25–27, 21–15, 21–23   Silver

Asia Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Luo Ying   Tang Jinhua
  Xia Huan
21–14, 17–21, 13–21   Silver

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Korea Open   Luo Ying   Jung Kyung-eun
  Shin Seung-chan
13–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2015 World Superseries Finals   Luo Ying   Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
14–21, 21–9, 14–4 Retired   Winner
2015 French Open   Luo Ying   Huang Yaqiong
  Tang Jinhua
13–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Open   Luo Ying   Jang Ye-na
  Jung Kyung-eun
21–18, 21–9   Winner
2015 India Open   Luo Ying   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
19–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2014 Korea Open   Luo Ying   Bao Yixin
  Tang Jinhua
17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2012 China Masters   Cheng Shu   Bao Yixin
  Zhong Qianxin
12–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the BWF since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Chinese Taipei Open   Luo Ying   Huang Dongping
  Zhong Qianxin
18–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 China Masters   Luo Ying   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
16–21, 21–15, 21–18   Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Open   Luo Ying   Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
  Greysia Polii
17–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2014 China Masters   Luo Ying   Huang Yaqiong
  Yu Xiaohan
21–17, 21–19   Winner
2013 Indonesian Masters   Luo Ying   Huang Dongping
  Jia Yifan
19–21, 21–15, 21–18   Winner
2012 Australian Open   Luo Ying   Cheng Wen-hsing
  Chien Yu-chin
12–21, 21–18, 21–17   Winner
2010 Indonesian Masters   Luo Ying   Meiliana Jauhari
  Greysia Polii
11–21, 21–18, 21–11   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China International   Luo Ying   Ou Dongni
  Xiong Mengjing
21–13, 21–12   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "羽球Twins闪亮登场 双胞胎成为赛场另类风景线". gdzjdaily.com.cn (in Chinese). 18 December 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Olympics-Badminton-Women's doubles Group B results". www.reuters.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Chinese twins win women's doubles of Dubai World Superseries 2015". news.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.

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