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Sayaka Takahashi (高橋 沙也加, Takahashi Sayaka, born 29 July 1992) is a Japanese badminton player who is single specialist.[1]

Sayaka Takahashi
Sayaka Takahashi & Shiho Tanaka.jpg
Sayaka Takahashi (left) and Shiho Tanaka (right) at Australia Open Super Series 2017
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1992-07-29) 29 July 1992 (age 27)
Kashihara, Nara, Japan
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb; 9 st 6 lb)
HandednessLeft
Women's singles
Highest ranking10 (12 February 2019)
Current ranking16 (3 September 2019)
BWF profile

Personal lifeEdit

Takahashi is the younger sister of Ayaka Takahashi who is a badminton doubles player.

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea   Sung Ji-hyun 21–23, 13–21   Bronze
2013 Taipei Arena, Taipei, Chinese Taipei   Li Xuerui 18–21, 21–18, 12–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[2] 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.[3]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Akita Masters Super 100   Mako Urushizaki 21–11, 13–21, 21–18   Winner
2018 Singapore Open Super 500   Gao Fangjie 25–23, 21–14   Winner
2018 Canada Open Super 100   Li Xuerui 20–22, 21–15, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300   Zhang Yiman 21–13, 21–14   Winner
2018 Swiss Open Super 300   Natsuki Nidaira 21–12, 21–18   Winner

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
2017 Vietnam Open   Vu Thi Trang 21–9, 21–14   Winner
2015 Malaysia Masters   Nozomi Okuhara 13–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2014 German Open   Sung Ji-hyun 21–17, 8–21, 21–12   Winner
2013 Australian Open   Nitchaon Jindapon 24–22, 21–10   Winner
2012 Canada Open   Nozomi Okuhara 8–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2012 Malaysia Masters   Busanan Ongbumrungpan 17–21, 20–22   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Osaka International   Lee Jang-mi 21–16, 21–18   Winner
2017 Portugal International   Chisato Hoshi 21–10, 21–15   Winner
2016 Malaysia International   Ho Yen Mei 21–17, 21–11   Winner
2015 Osaka International   Sayaka Sato 21–11, 15–21, 29–27   Winner
2015 Portugal International   Aya Ohori 21–13, 21–14   Winner
2012 Scottish International   Kim Hyo-min 21–6, 21–8   Winner
2012 Maldives International   Yu Wakita 21–17, 21–16   Winner
2012 Osaka International   Yui Hashimoto 22–20, 21–19   Winner
2012 Austrian International   Chan Tsz Ka 21–17, 21–9   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "選手・スタッフ紹介: 高橋 沙也加 Sayaka Takahashi" (in Japanese). Nihon Unisys. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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