Mami Naito (内藤 真実, Naitō Mami, born December 25, 1986) is a Japanese international badminton player from the Yonex team, who competed at the 2014 Asian Games. She educated physical education at the Nippon Sport Science University, Tokyo. Her older brother, Yusuke Naito is a badminton coach.[2] Naito and her women's doubles partner Shizuka Matsuo have held the top ten position in the world since March 2011.

Mami Naito
Personal information
Birth name内藤 真実
Country Japan
Born (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 33)[1]
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Women's doubles
Highest ranking3 (25 April 2013[1])
BWF profile


Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Qingdao Sports Centre Conson Stadium,
Qingdao, China
  Shizuka Matsuo   Bao Yixin
  Zhong Qianxin
16–21, 19–21   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries has two level such as 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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Japan Open   Shizuka Matsuo   Poon Lok Yan
  Tse Ying Suet
17–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2010 Denmark Open   Shizuka Matsuo   Miyuki Maeda
  Satoko Suetsuna
17–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Swiss Open   Shizuka Matsuo   Naoko Fukuman
  Kurumi Yonao
21–16, 12–21, 21–12   Winner
2015 Mexico City Grand Prix   Shizuka Matsuo   Puttita Supajirakul
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–17, 16–21, 21–10   Winner
2014 New Zealand Open   Shizuka Matsuo   Tang Hetian
  Renuga Veeran
13–21, 21–10, 18–21   Runner-up
2011 Malaysia Masters   Shizuka Matsuo   Miyuki Maeda
  Satoko Suetsuna
18–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 Australian Open   Shizuka Matsuo   Chin Eei Hui
  Wong Pei Tty
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 Osaka International   Shizuka Matsuo   Kugo Asumi
  Yui Miyauchi
24–22, 21–6   Winner
2009 Austrian International   Shizuka Matsuo   Mizuki Fujii
  Reika Kakiiwa
21–15, 21–18   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Women's Doubles results with Shizuka Matsuo against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists..[3]


  1. ^ a b "Mami NAITO Player Profile". Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Profile: Naito Mami". Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Mami Naito Head to Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 June 2017.

External linksEdit