Rachel Honderich (born 21 April 1996) is a Canadian badminton player from Toronto, Ontario. She has been one of the top ranked women's individual and doubles player on the continent and a contender in major international competitions. She is a vice-national champion in women's singles and has won several international titles since 2010. She won her first senior international title at the 2014 Czech International tournament in the women's doubles partnered with Michelle Li. Honderich clinched the silver and bronze medals at the 2015 Pan American Games in the women's singles and doubles respectively. At the 2017 Pan American Championships, she crowned double titles, won the women's singles and mixed doubles event. She competed at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games. Honderich won her first gold medal at the Pan American Games in the women's doubles partnered with Kristen Tsai in 2019 Lima.
|Born||21 April 1996|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Residence||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Women's singles & doubles|
|Highest ranking||36 (WS 22 November 2018)|
24 (WD 6 December 2018)
41 (XD 29 June 2017)
|Current ranking||148 (WS), 24 (WD), 177 (XD) (5 November 2019)|
Pan American GamesEdit
|2015||Atos Markham Pan Am Centre, Toronto, Canada||Michelle Li||15–21, 9–21||Silver|
|2019||Polideportivo 3, Lima, Peru||Michelle Li||11–21, 19–21||Silver|
|2015||Atos Markham Pan Am Centre,
|Michelle Li|| Eva Lee
Paula Lynn Obanana
|Kristen Tsai|| Keui-Ya Chen
Pan Am ChampionshipsEdit
|2014||Markham Pan Am Centre, Markham, Canada||Michelle Li||13–21, 16–21||Silver|
|2017||Sports City Coliseum, Havana, Cuba||Brittney Tam||21–8, 12–21, 21–7||Gold|
|2018||Teodoro Palacios Flores Gymnasium, Guatemala City, Guatemala||Michelle Li||15–21, 16–21||Silver|
|2018||Teodoro Palacios Flores Gymnasium,
Guatemala City, Guatemala
|Kristen Tsai|| Michelle Tong
|17–21, 21–17, 21–14||Gold|
|Kristen Tsai|| Catherine Choi
|2017||Sports City Coliseum,
|Toby Ng|| Nyl Yakura
BWF Grand Prix (2 runners-up)Edit
|2014||U.S. Grand Prix||Beiwen Zhang||11–21, 13–21||Runner-up|
|2016||Brasil Open||Toby Ng|| Pranaav Jerry Chopra
N. Sikki Reddy
BWF International Challenge/Series (10 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit
|2018||Brazil International||Sabrina Jaquet||21–15, 15–21, 21–14||Winner|
|2017||Jamaica International||Martina Repiská||15–21, 21–19, 21–15||Winner|
|2016||Yonex / K&D Graphics International||Zhang Beiwen||13–21, 12–21||Runner-up|
|2019||Hungarian International||Kristen Tsai|| Emma Karlsson
|2019||Belgian International||Kristen Tsai|| Gabriela Stoeva
|2019||Kharkiv International||Kristen Tsai|| Chloe Birch
|2019||Brazil International||Kristen Tsai|| Émilie Lefel
|21–18, 17–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2018||Yonex / K&D Graphics International||Kristen Tsai|| Hung Shih-han
|2018||Brazil International||Jamie Subandhi|| Jennie Gai
|2017||Yonex / K&D Graphics International||Kristen Tsai|| Leanne Choo
|2017||Jamaica International||Leanne Choo|| Mikaylia Haldane
|2014||Czech International||Michelle Li|| Irina Khlebko
|2017||Jamaica International||Toby Ng|| Dennis Coke
|2015||Mercosul International||Kevin Li|| Phillip Chew
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