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Nami Matsuyama (松山 奈未, Matsuyama Nami, born 28 June 1998) is a Japanese badminton player from the Saishunkan team.[1][2] She was the girls' doubles gold medalist at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Bilbao, Spain partnered with Sayaka Hobara.[3] Matsuyama won her first senior international title in Thailand at the 2017 Smiling Fish International tournament with Chiharu Shida.[4]

Nami Matsuyama
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1998-06-28) 28 June 1998 (age 21)
Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking12 (WD 14 May 2019)
322 (XD 7 June 2018)
Current ranking12 (WD), 531 (XD) (9 July 2019)
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Bilbao Arena,
Bilbao, Spain
  Sayaka Hobara   Du Yue
  Xu Ya
25–23, 19–21, 21–14   Gold
2015 Centro de Alto Rendimiento de la Videna,
Lima, Peru
  Chiharu Shida   Du Yue
  Li Yinhui
17–21, 21–14, 12–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 CPB Badminton Training Center,
Bangkok, Thailand
  Chiharu Shida   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
11–21, 16–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] 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.[6]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 U.S. Open Super 300   Chiharu Shida   Baek Ha-na
  Jung Kyung-eun
21–16, 21–16   Winner
2019 Swiss Open Super 300   Chiharu Shida   Chang Ye-na
  Jung Kyung-eun
16–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2019 Spain Masters Super 300   Chiharu Shida   Kim So-yeong
  Kong Hee-yong
21–23, 21–15, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300   Chiharu Shida   Ayane Kurihara
  Naru Shinoya
21–10, 21–17   Winner
2018 Bangka Belitung Indonesia Masters Super 100   Chiharu Shida   Ayako Sakuramoto
  Yukiko Takahata
21–11, 19–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2018 Vietnam Open Super 100   Chiharu Shida   Misato Aratama
  Akane Watanabe
18–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2018 Akita Masters Super 100   Chiharu Shida   Ayako Sakuramoto
  Yukiko Takahata
21–23, 11–21   Runner-up
2018 Singapore Open Super 500   Chiharu Shida   Ayako Sakuramoto
  Yukiko Takahata
21–16, 22–24, 13–21   Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Smiling Fish International   Chiharu Shida   Chisato Hoshi
  Naru Shinoya
21–19, 21–14   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Nami Matsuyama". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  2. ^ "松山 奈未/ Nami Matsuyama". www.smash-net.tv (in Japanese). Smash and Net TV. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  3. ^ Hearn, Don (14 November 2016). "World Juniors 2016 Finals – 1st doubles title for Japan!". Badzine.net. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  4. ^ "タイインターナショナルチャレンジ2017で志田・松山ペアが優勝しました!!". Saishunkan Co.Ltd. 8 May 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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