Oliver Leydon-Davis

Oliver Leydon-Davis (born 10 May 1990) is a New Zealand badminton player.[1][2] He won the Oceania Championships title in the mixed doubles in 2014,[3] and in the men's doubles in 2020.[4]

Oliver Leydon-Davis
Personal information
Country New Zealand
Born (1990-05-10) 10 May 1990 (age 29)
Hamilton, New Zealand
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking37 (MD 28 June 2010)
43 (XD 27 February 2014)
Current ranking71 (MD), 79 (XD) (18 February 2020)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Oceania ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Ken Kay Badminton Stadium,
Ballarat, Australia
  Abhinav Manota   Matthew Chau
  Sawan Serasinghe
18–21, 21–9, 21–14   Gold
2015 X-TRM North Harbour Badminton Centre,
North Harbour, New Zealand
  Kevin Dennerly-Minturn   Matthew Chau
  Sawan Serasinghe
21–10, 16–21, 13–21   Silver
2014 Ken Kay Badminton Hall,
Ballarat, Australia
  Kevin Dennerly-Minturn   Matthew Chau
  Sawan Serasinghe
15–21, 19–21   Bronze
2012 Ken Kay Badminton Hall,
Ballarat, Australia
  Kevin Dennerly-Minturn   Ross Smith
  Glenn Warfe
17–21, 18–21   Silver
2010 Stadium Southland,
Invercargill, New Zealand
  Henry Tam   Ross Smith
  Glenn Warfe
19–21, 12–21   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Eastlink Badminton Stadium,
Hamilton, New Zealand
  Susannah Leydon-Davis   Sawan Serasinghe
  Setyana Mapasa
12–21, 19–21   Bronze
2015 X-TRM North Harbour Badminton Centre,
North Harbour, New Zealand
  Danielle Tahuri   Robin Middleton
  Leanne Choo
12–21, 14–21   Silver
2014 Ken Kay Badminton Hall,
Ballarat, Australia
  Susannah Leydon-Davis   Matthew Chau
  Jacqueline Guan
21–19, 21–13   Gold

BWF International Challenge/Series (8 titles, 10 runners-up)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Bulgarian Open   Abhinav Manota   Eloi Adam
  Julien Maio
21–10, 16–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2019 Hellas Open   Abhinav Manota   Eloi Adam
  Julien Maio
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2019 Dutch International   Abhinav Manota   Daniel Lundgaard
  Mathias Thyrri
16–21, 21–15, 14–21   Runner-up
2018 Austrian International   Lasse Mølhede   Lu Chen
  Ye Hong-wei
23–25, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 North Harbour International   Kevin Dennerly-Minturn   Jonathan Curtin
  Dhanny Oud
21–13, 21–14   Winner
2018 Swedish Open   Lasse Mølhede   Martin Campbell
  Patrick Machugh
21–17, 21–12   Winner
2017 Dutch International   Lasse Mølhede   Jim Middelburg
  Russell Muns
18–21, 21–10, 24–22   Winner
2016 Norwegian International   Lasse Mølhede   Akshay Dewalkar
  Tarun Kona
21–18, 22–20   Winner
2013 Internacional Mexicano   Kevin Dennerly-Minturn   Job Castillo
  Antonio Ocegueda
17–21, 21–12, 21–6   Winner
2012 Auckland International   Kevin Dennerly-Minturn   Tom Armstrong
  Tjitte Weistra
21–18, 22–20   Winner
2011 Altona International   Kevin Dennerly-Minturn   Ross Smith
  Glenn Warfe
17–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2010 Tahiti International   Maoni Hu He   Ross Smith
  Glenn Warfe
11–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2010 Canterbury International   Bjorn Seguin   Daniel Gouw
  Arnold Setiadi
19–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2009 Nouméa International   Henry Tam   Kevin Dennerly-Minturn
  Joe Wu
21–17, 22–24, 21–16   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Sydney International   Anona Pak   Peter Gabriel Magnaye
  Thea Marie Pomar
9–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2017 Yonex / K&D Graphics International   Susannah Leydon-Davis   Nyl Yakura
  Kristen Tsai
11–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2011 Norwegian International   Susannah Leydon-Davis   Daniel Shirley
  Gabby Aves
11–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2010 Canterbury International   Louise McKenzie   Joe Wu
  Donna Haliday
19–21, 21–19, 25–23   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Oliver Leydon-Davis". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Athletes: Oliver Leydon-Davis". www.olympic.org.nz. New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  3. ^ Sukumar, Dev (17 February 2014). "2014 Oceania Championships: Tho, Kessler Win Singles Titles". bwfbadminton.com. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Manota retains his title at Oceania Championships". www.thecourier.com.au. 12 February 2020. Retrieved 15 February 2020.

External linksEdit