Seo Seung-jae (Hangul: 서승재; born 4 September 1997) is a South Korean badminton player.[2][3] In 2014, he competed at the Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.[4] In 2017, he helped the Korean national team compete at the 2017 Sudirman Cup and won the trophy and the gold medal at that tournament.[5]

Seo Seung-jae
Seo Seungjae - Indonesia Masters 2018.jpg
Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1997-09-04) 4 September 1997 (age 22)
Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
ResidenceBuan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea[1]
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
HandednessLeft
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (MD 19 November 2019)
5 (XD 17 May 2018)
Current ranking9 (MD), 6 (XD) (21 January 2020)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
  Kim Jae-hwan   Katsuki Tamate
  Kenya Mitsuhashi
21–12, 21–19   Gold

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium,
Bangkok, Thailand
  Choi Jong-woo   Huang Kaixiang
  Zheng Siwei
11–21, 13–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 CPB Badminton Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand   Lin Guipu 16–21, 11–21   Silver

BWF World Tour (6 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] 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.[7]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Syed Modi International Super 300   Choi Sol-gyu   He Jiting
  Tan Qiang
18–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2019 Hong Kong Open Super 500   Choi Sol-gyu   Mohammad Ahsan
  Hendra Setiawan
13–21, 21–12, 21–13   Winner
2019 Vietnam Open Super 100   Choi Sol-gyu   Na Sung-seung
  Wang Chan
18–21, 21–16, 21–14   Winner
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300   Choi Sol-gyu   Goh V Shem
  Tan Wee Kiong
19–21, 21–15, 21–23   Runner-up
2019 Spain Masters Super 300   Kim Won-ho   Lee Yang
  Wang Chi-lin
8–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2018 Korea Masters Super 300   Choi Sol-gyu   Po Li-wei
  Wang Chi-lin
21–12, 17–21, 21–18   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300   Chae Yoo-jung   Tang Chun Man
  Tse Ying Suet
18–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2019 German Open Super 300   Chae Yoo-jung   Hafiz Faizal
  Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
21–17, 21–11   Winner
2019 Spain Masters Super 300   Chae Yoo-jung   Wang Chi-lin
  Cheng Chi-ya
21–18, 21–15   Winner
2018 French Open Super 750   Chae Yoo-jung   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2018 Australian Open Super 300   Chae Yoo-jung   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
21–12, 23–21   Winner
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300   Chae Yoo-jung   Wang Chi-lin
  Lee Chia-hsin
19–21, 21–14, 19–21   Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Masters   Kim Won-ho   Jung Jae-wook
  Kim Gi-jung
21–15, 21–16   Winner
2017 Macau Open   Kim Won-ho   Wahyu Nayaka
  Ade Yusuf
13–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2017 Canada Open   Kim Won-ho   Peter Briggs
  Tom Wolfenden
20–22, 21–16, 19–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Masters   Kim Ha-na   Choi Sol-gyu
  Chae Yoo-jung
17–21, 21–13, 21–18   Winner
2017 Macau Open   Kim Ha-na   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
14–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2017 U.S. Open   Kim Ha-na   Kim Won-ho
  Shin Seung-chan
16–21, 21–14, 21–11   Winner
2017 Chinese Taipei Open   Kim Ha-na   Wang Chi-lin
  Lee Chia-hsin
22–20, 21–10   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Irish Open   Choi Sol-gyu   Jack MacGregor
  Ciar Pringle
21–17, 21–12   Winner
2018 Norwegian International   Choi Sol-gyu   Mads Emil Christensen
  Kristoffer Knudsen
21–12, 21–13   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lee, Seo-no (20 January 2015). "부안출신 서승재 태국주니어오픈 배드민턴선수권대회서 2관왕" (in Korean). Buan News. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Players: Seo Seung Jae". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  3. ^ "'라이벌' 서승재·이준수 "올림픽 메달은 내가 딴다"" (in Korean). The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  4. ^ "[난징청소년올림픽] 펜싱-사격에서 은1, 동1개" (in Korean). No Cut News. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Korea wins Sudirman Cup badminton final on Gold Coast". Gold Coast Bulletin. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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