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Riichi Takeshita (武下利一, Takeshita Riichi, born 28 July 1989) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2]

Riichi Takeshita
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1989-07-28) 28 July 1989 (age 30)
Saga Prefecture, Japan
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking33 (MS 12 March 2015)
123 (MD 2 December 2010)
Current ranking72 (MS 26 March 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif 19–21, 18–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] 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.[4]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300   Lee Zii Jia 17–21, 21–16, 11–21   Runner-up

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.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 New Zealand Open   Huang Yuxiang 12–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2014 Russian Open   Vladimir Ivanov 21–16, 5–21, 21–17   Runner-up
2013 New Zealand Open   Xue Song 21–16, 16–21, 21–17   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2018 Sydney International   Soo Teck Zhi 21–18, 21–11   Winner
2017 Smiling Fish International   Pannawit Thongnuam 19–21, 22–24   Runner-up
2016 Yonex / K&D Graphics International   Sergey Sirant 21–13, 21–18   Winner
2014 Sydney International   Huang Guoxing 9–11, 11–7, 11–5, 11–4   Winner
2014 Osaka International   Ng Ka Long 13–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2013 Austrian International   Kento Momota 19–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2011 New Zealand International   Wong Wing Ki 21–19, 21–19   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Riichi Takeshita". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. ^ "武下利一 Takeshita Riichi". www.badmintoncn.com (in Chinese). badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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