Maiken Fruergaard

Maiken Fruergaard Sørensen (born 11 May 1995) is a Danish badminton player, specializing in doubles play. As a junior player, she was the gold medalists at the 2013 European Junior Championships in the team and mixed doubles events, and in 2014, she entered the national team.[1][2]

Maiken Fruergaard
Personal information
Birth nameMaiken Fruergaard Sørensen
Country Denmark
Born (1995-05-11) 11 May 1995 (age 25)
Odense, Denmark
ResidenceHvidovre, Denmark
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Years active2012
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking14 (WD 15 January 2019)
37 (XD 6 April 2017)
Current ranking20 (WD 25 February 2020)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Palacio de Deportes de Huelva,
Huelva, Spain
  Sara Thygesen   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
10–21, 18–21   Bronze
2016 Vendéspace,
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
  Sara Thygesen   Eefje Muskens
  Selena Piek
17–21, 17–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Aski Sports Hall,
Ankara, Turkey
  David Daugaard   Robin Tabeling
  Myke Halkema
21–15, 21–18   Gold

BWF World Tour (1 runner-up)Edit

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]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Indonesia Masters Super 500   Sara Thygesen   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
21–18, 11–21, 21–23   Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) from 2007 to 2017.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Dutch Open   Søren Gravholt   Mathias Christiansen
  Sara Thygesen
18–21, 22–20, 16–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Swedish Masters   Sara Thygesen   Samantha Barning
  Iris Tabeling
21–19, 21–17   Winner
2015 Belgian International   Sara Thygesen   Joyce Choong Wai Chi
  Yap Cheng Wen
21–18, 21–11   Winner
2015 Croatian International   Camilla Martens   Julie Finne-Ipsen
  Ditte Soby Hansen
21–16, 19–21, 21–19   Winner
2014 Dutch International   Sara Thygesen   Samantha Barning
  Iris Tabeling
16–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2013 Spanish International   Sara Thygesen   Heather Olver
  Kate Robertshaw
21–18, 13–21, 20–22   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Norwegian International   Soren Gravholt   Sawan Serasinghe
  Setyana Mapasa
17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Maiken FRUERGAARD". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Maiken FRUERGAARD Full Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017. Archived from the original on 19 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018. Archived from the original on 15 January 2018.

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