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Sayaka Sato (佐藤 冴香, Satō Sayaka, born 29 March 1991) is a Japanese badminton player. She competed for Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Sayaka Sato
Sayaka Sato - Indonesia Open 2017.jpg
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1991-03-29) 29 March 1991 (age 28)
Sendai, Japan
ResidenceKanagawa, Japan
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
HandednessLeft
Women's singles
Highest ranking12 (10 November 2016)
Current ranking29 (19 March 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati, Pune, India   Saina Nehwal 9–21, 18–21   Silver

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 singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Indonesia Open   Sung Ji-hyun 21–13, 17–21, 21–14   Winner
2010 Indonesia Open   Saina Nehwal 19–21, 21–13, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Syed Modi International   Sung Ji-hyun 21–12, 18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Mexico City Grand Prix   Bae Yeon-ju 21–15, 21–9   Winner
2015 Korea Masters   Sun Yu 22–20, 21–19   Winner
2015 U.S. Open   Nozomi Okuhara 16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2014 Scottish Open   Beatriz Corrales 21–18, 21–9   Winner
2014 Korea Masters   Nozomi Okuhara 17–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 U.S. Open   Tai Tzu-ying 16–21, 21–19, 6–21   Runner-up
2009 New Zealand Open   Maria Febe Kusumastuti 21–10, 21–16   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International   Sayaka Takahashi 11–21, 21–15, 27–29   Runner-up
2014 USA International   Kaori Imabeppu 19–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2011 New Zealand International   Gu Juan 21–14, 21–13   Winner
2008 North Shore City International   Misaki Matsutomo 21–18, 22–20   Winner
2008 Waikato International   Ayaka Takahashi 11–21, 21–17, 26–28   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yonex Badminton Team". www.yonex.co.jp (in Japanese). Yonex. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Players: Sayaka Sato". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017.

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