Shevon Jemie Lai (born 8 August 1993) is a Malaysian badminton player.[1][2]

Shevon Jemie Lai
赖洁敏
Personal information
Country Malaysia
Born (1993-08-08) 8 August 1993 (age 26)
Selangor, Malaysia
ResidenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
HandednessLeft
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking86 (WD 6 June 2013)
6 (XD 21 June 2018)
Current ranking9 (XD 14 January 2020)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

She started playing badminton at her primary school SJKC Kuen Cheng, then in 2011 she joined the Malaysia national badminton team.[1] She competed at the BWF World Junior Championships in mixed team event and won a silver medal in 2009, a bronze medal in 2010, and a gold medal in 2011.[3][4][5] In 2012, she became the champion of the Smiling Fish International tournament in mixed doubles event partnered with Wong Fai Yin.[6] She also became the semi-finalist of the Malaysia International tournament in women's doubles event partnered with Marylen Ng and at the Singapore International tournament in mixed's doubles event partnered with Ong Jian Guo.[7][8] In 2013, she represented Kolej Komuniti Kuala Langat competed at the Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia.[9]

In 2014, she also became the semi-finalist of the Singapore International Series and Malaysia International Challenge tournaments in mixed doubles event partnered with Tan Chee Tean.[10][11] In September 2014, she became the runner-up of the Vietnam International Series tournament defeated by the Dao Manh Thang and Pham Nhu Thao of Vietnam with the score 21-14, 21-11.[12] In December 2014, she became the champion of the Bangladesh International tournament in mixed doubles event after defeat her compatriot Tan Wee Gieen and Peck Yen Wei with the score 21-17, 21-18.[13]

In 2015, she became the runner-up of the Granular-Thailand International Challenge tournament in mixed doubles event after defeated by Choi Sol-kyu and former World Junior Champion Chae Yoo-jung of South Korea with the score 18–21, 21–19, 21–12.[14] In November, she became the runner-up in mixed doubles event partnered with Tan Wee Gieen and semi-finalist in women's doubles event partnered with Peck Yen Wei at the Bangladesh International tournament.[15][16]

In 2016, she won the Romanian International tournament in mixed doubles event partnered with Wong Fai Yin, after edging their teammates Ong Yew Sin and Peck Yen Wei with the score 21-15, 21-17.[17] She also became the runner-up of Smiling Fish International tournament in mixed doubles.[18]

In November 2016, she was paired with Goh Soon Huat a former men's singles badminton player, and they will compete at the Malaysia International Challenge tournament.[19] She also participated in the Purple League18/19 representing Ampang Jaya Badminton Club and partnered with Chan Peng Soon temporarily. She was on the same team as Kento Momota, Lee Zii Jia, Goh Jin Wei, Brice Leverdez, Low Juan Shen, Lukhi Apri Nugroho, and Pornpawee Chochuwong.

AchievementsEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
  Goh Soon Huat   Praveen Jordan
  Melati Daeva Oktavianti
19–21, 21–19, 21–23   Silver
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Goh Soon Huat   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
15–21, 20–22   Silver

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[20] 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.[21]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Korea Masters Super 300   Goh Soon Huat   Tang Chun Man
  Tse Ying Suet
14–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2018 Singapore Open Super 500   Goh Soon Huat   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
21–19, 21–18   Winner
2018 German Open Super 300   Goh Soon Huat   Niclas Nøhr
  Sara Thygesen
21–14, 22–20   Winner

BWF Grand Prix (1 title, 2 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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Thailand Open   Goh Soon Huat   He Jiting
  Du Yue
13–21, 21–16, 12–21   Runner-up
2017 Malaysia Masters   Goh Soon Huat   Tan Kian Meng
  Lai Pei Jing
17–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2016 Scottish Open   Goh Soon Huat   Pranaav Jerry Chopra
  N. Sikki Reddy
13–21, 21–18, 21–16   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge / Series (4 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Welsh International   Goh Soon Huat   Robert Mateusiak
  Nadieżda Zięba
16–21, 21–11, 18–21   Runner-up
2016 Malaysia International   Goh Soon Huat   Yang Po-hsuan
  Wen Hao-yun
21–13, 21–17   Winner
2016 Smiling Fish International   Wong Fai Yin   Terry Hee Yong Kai
  Tan Wei Han
16–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Romanian International   Wong Fai Yin   Ong Yew Sin
  Peck Yen Wei
21–15, 21–17   Winner
2015 Bangladesh International   Tan Wee Gieen   Terry Hee Yong Kai
  Tan Wei Han
10–21, 21–19, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 Thailand International   Tan Chee Tean   Choi Sol-kyu
  Chae Yoo-jung
21–18, 19–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2014 Bangladesh International   Tan Chee Tean   Tan Wee Gieen
  Peck Yen Wei
21–17, 21–18   Winner
2014 Vietnam International Series   Tan Chee Tean   Dao Manh Thang
  Pham Nhu Thao
14–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2012 Smiling Fish International   Wong Fai Yin   Tan Wee Gieen
  Chow Mei Kuan
21–13, 23–21   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Shevon Jemie Lai Full Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Don't break up pair who may win World Junior title, says Kim Hock". www.thestar.com.my. The Star. 16 October 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Suhadinata Cup 2010: Breeze for China, Malaysia". bwfbadminton.org. Badminton World Federation. 17 April 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Daftar Negara Peraih Medali Pada World Junior Championships (Mixed Team)". www.badmintonlovers.org. Badminton Lovers. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Juniors do country proud with success in Thailand". www.thestar.com.my. The Star. 7 May 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Tiga Wakil di Malaysia International Challenge 2012". www.bulutangkis.com (in Indonesian). Bulutangkis.com. 17 November 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Li-Ning Singapore International Series 2012". www.tournamentsoftware.com. Singapore Badminton Association. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Athlete Information: Lai Shevon Jemie". universiade2013.sportresult.com. Kazan 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  10. ^ "OUE Singapore International Series 2014 Podium". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  11. ^ "[Malaysia International Challenge 2014] Lukhi/Masita Lolos ke Semifinal". www.pbdjarum.org (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. 15 November 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  12. ^ "Malaysia Win 2 Titles at Vietnam International Series". www.badmintonplanet.com. BadmintonPlanet.com. 5 October 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
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  14. ^ Hearn, Don (11 January 2015). "Thailand Int'l-Chae takes one of two". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  15. ^ "Indian shuttlers rule". www.thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. 6 December 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  16. ^ "Yonex-Sunrise Bangladesh Open International Badminton Challenge 2015 Podium". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  17. ^ "Smashing performance from M'sian youngsters in Romanian International". www.nst.com.my. New Straits Times. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  18. ^ Sasongko, Tjahjo (23 May 2016). "Tiga Gelar Juara Dari Thailand". olahraga.kompas.com (in Indonesian). Kompas Gramedia. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  19. ^ Paul, Rajes (8 October 2016). "Soon Huat singles no more as he hooks up with Shevon". www.thestar.com.my. The Star. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  20. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  21. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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