Matthew Clare (born 4 March 1997) is a badminton player from England.[1] He graduated from the Ripon Grammar School, and now educated at the Loughborough University. He won the 2016 U-19 National Junior Championships in the boys' doubles event partnered with Ben Lane.[2] He also the member of the English junior team that won silver medal at the 2015 European Junior Championships. In 2017, he won the mixed doubles title at the Croatian International tournament with Victoria Williams, he also the third place in the men's doubles event with David King.[3]

Matthew Clare
Personal information
Country England
Born (1997-03-04) 4 March 1997 (age 22)
Ripon, North Yorkshire, England
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking110 (MD 21 December 2017)
82 (XD 12 March 2019)
BWF profile


BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles, 5 runner-up)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Belarus International   Max Flynn   Ou Xuanyi
  Zhang Nan
15–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2017 Norwegian International   David King   Joel Eipe
  Philip Seerup
8–21, 21–18, 19–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Welsh International   Hope Warner   Alexander Dunn
  Ciara Torrance
14–21, 22–20, 17–21   Runner-up
2019 Bulgarian Open   Lizzie Tolman   Joshua Hurlburt-Yu
  Josephine Wu
16–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2018 Welsh International   Victoria Williams   Max Flynn
  Moa Sjöö
21–14, 21–8   Winner
2017 Polish International   Victoria Williams   Kristoffer Knudsen
  Isabella Nielsen
13–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2017 Croatian International   Victoria Williams   Rasmus Rylander
  Susan Ekelund
21–9, 9–21, 21–10   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament


  1. ^ "Players: Matthew Clare". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  2. ^ White, Ed (18 February 2016). "Badminton: Ripon youngster Matt Clare wins doubles gold at English National Championships". Harrogate Advertiser. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  3. ^ Phelan, Mark (17 April 2017). "Hald & Lehikoinen claim singles titles in Croatia". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 24 September 2017.

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