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Naoko Fukuman (福万尚子, Fukuman Naoko, born 3 March 1992) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2]

Naoko Fukuman
福万尚子
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 27)
Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (WD 23 March 2017)
19 (XD 31 March 2016)
Current ranking15 (WD 8 January 2019)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

In 2009 and 2010 she became the semifinalist of the Osaka International tournament in women's doubles event.[3][4] In 2010, she became the runner-up of the Austrian International tournament partnered with Minatsu Mitani. She also became the semifinalist at the Russian Open tournament in women's singles and doubles event. In 2011, she became the semifinalist at the New Zealand International Challenge tournament in women's doubles event partnered with Kurumi Yonao, then in November, they won Malaysia International tournament after beat Lim Yin Loo and Marylen Ng of Malaysia in straight games 21-16, 21-13.[2][5]

In 2012, she became the runner-up of the Osaka International tournament in women's doubles event partnered with Kurumi Yonao after defeated by their compatriot Rie Eto and Yu Wakita with the score 21-18, 21-12. They also won Maldives and Scottish International tournaments. At Scotland, they beat Koharu Yonemoto and Yuriko Miki with the score 23-21, 21-18.[2][6][7]

In 2014, she won the Singapore and USA International tournaments. At Singapore, they defeat Pacharapun Chochuwong and Chanisa Teachavorasinskun of Thailand with the score 21-16, 21–11; and at United States, they beat Eva Lee and Paula Lynn Obanana of United States with the score 21-10, 25-23.[8][9]

In 2015, she became the runner-up of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament in women's doubles event after defeated by the Danish pair Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl in straight games 21–14, 21–14.[10] She also won the bronze medal at the 2015 BWF World Championships in women's doubles event after defeated by Perdersen and Juhl in semifinal round with the score 21-12, 21-15.[11] She and Yonao also the semifinalist of the 2015 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold and Hong Kong Super Series tournaments.[12][13]

In 2016, she won the silver medal at the Badminton Asia Championships in women's doubles event with Yonao. They went through the final after creating a new record of the longest badminton match in two hours and forty-one minutes in the semifinal match against Greysia Polii and Nitya Krishinda Maheswari of Indonesia. In the final match, they were defeated by their teammate, Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi, with the score of 21–13, 21–15.[14][15] She also became the runner-up of the 2016 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold and India Super Series tournaments in women's doubles event.[16][17]

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Kurumi Yonao   Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
12–21, 15–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Kurumi Yonao   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
13–21, 15–21   Silver

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year enue Opponent Score Result
2010 Domo del Code Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico   Ratchanok Intanon 9–21, 16–21   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: 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
2017 India Open   Kurumi Yonao   Shiho Tanaka
  Koharu Yonemoto
21–16, 19–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2016 India Open   Kurumi Yonao   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: 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   Kurumi Yonao   Shizuka Matsuo
  Mami Naito
16–21, 21–12, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Masters   Kurumi Yonao   Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
14–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Osaka International   Kurumi Yonao   Ayako Sakuramoto
  Yukiko Takahata
17–21, 21–19, 21–16   Winner
2014 USA International   Kurumi Yonao   Eva Lee
  Paula Lynn Obanana
21–10, 25–23   Winner
2014 Singapore International   Kurumi Yonao   Pacharapun Chochuwong
  Chanisa Teachavorasinskun
21–16, 21–11   Winner
2012 Scottish International   Kurumi Yonao   Koharu Yonemoto
  Yuriko Miki
23–21, 21–18   Winner
2012 Maldives International   Kurumi Yonao   Rie Eto
  Yu Wakita
21–18, 13–21, 23–21   Winner
2012 Osaka International   Kurumi Yonao   Rie Eto
  Yu Wakita
18–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2011 Malaysia International   Kurumi Yonao   Lim Yin Loo
  Marylen Ng
21–16, 21–13   Winner
2010 Austrian International   Minatsu Mitani   Rie Eto
  Yu Wakita
14–21, 10–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Naoko Fukuman". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "選手・スタッフ紹介: 福万 尚子 フクマン・ナオコ". www.saishunkan-badminton.jp (in Japanese). Saishunkan Co.Ltd. Archived from the original on 24 June 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Osaka International 2009". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Osaka International Challenge 2010" (PDF). www.badminton.or.jp. The Nippon Badminton Association. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
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  7. ^ Burke, MIchael (25 November 2012). "Scottish Int'l-2014 Commonwealth arena christened". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  8. ^ Mary (23 August 2014). "W Singapurze znów lokalnie". badmintonzone.pl (in Polish). BadmintonZone.pl. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  9. ^ Mary (26 October 2014). "Brak złota dla gospodarzy". badmintonzone.pl (in Polish). BadmintonZone.pl. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  10. ^ Gupta, R K (21 January 2015). "Lee Hyun Il and Nozomi Okuhara Clinch Singles Honors at 2015 Yonex Sunrise Malaysia Masters". kridangan.com. Kridangan. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  11. ^ Sukumar, Dev (15 August 2015). "Chen, Marin in Finals – TOTAL BWF World Championships: Semi-finals". www.bwfbadminton.org. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  12. ^ Hearn, Don (21 June 2015). "U.S. Open 2015 SF-Former #1s in the final". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  13. ^ Hafi, Tarek (22 November 2015). "Hong Kong Open 2015 SF-Unstoppable Lee and Yoo!". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  14. ^ "Record Shattered in 161-Minute Epic-Day 5: Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. 20 April 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  15. ^ Leung, Edwin (1 May 2016). "Lee Chong Wei Masters Chen Long Again-Finals:Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia Championships". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 July 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  16. ^ "Astrup/Skaarup clinch Swiss Open title". www.badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  17. ^ "Ratchanok Intanon, Kento Momota Triumph at India Open Superseries". sports.ndtv.com. Press Trust of India. 3 April 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.

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