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Shiho Tanaka (田中志穗, Tanaka Shiho, born 5 September 1992) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2]

Shiho Tanaka
田中志穗
Sayaka Takahashi & Shiho Tanaka.jpg
Sayaka Takahashi (left) and Tanaka (right) at Australia Open Super Series 2017
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1992-09-05) 5 September 1992 (age 27)
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
ResidenceAkita, Akita, Japan
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking4 (14 June 2018)
Current ranking8 (30 July 2019)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

In 2011, she won Osaka International tournament in women's doubles event with her partner Miri Ichimaru.[3] In 2012, she participated at the World University Badminton Championships and won the women's doubles event after beating Chinese Taipei pairs Tai Tzu-ying and Pai Hsiao-ma 22–20, 21–11.[4] In 2015, she became the runner-up of Chinese Taipei Masters tournament partnered with Koharu Yonemoto.[5] In 2016, she won the US Open, and became the runner-up of Vietnam International tournaments.[6][7]

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Indoor Arena,
Nanjing, China
  Koharu Yonemoto   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
19–21, 15–21   Bronze

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center, Hwasun, South Korea   Sung Ji-hyun 13–21, 12–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[8] 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.[9]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Thailand Open Super 500   Koharu Yonemoto   Du Yue
  Li Yinhui
21–19, 14–21, 21–13   Winner
2018 Denmark Open Super 750   Koharu Yonemoto   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries had two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries featured twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Dubai World Superseries Finals   Koharu Yonemoto   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
21–16, 21–15   Winner
2017 Denmark Open   Koharu Yonemoto   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
13–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2017 India Open   Koharu Yonemoto   Naoko Fukuman
  Kurumi Yonao
16–21, 21–19, 21–10   Winner
     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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Chinese Taipei Masters   Koharu Yonemoto   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
10–11, 5–11, 7–11   Runner-up
2016 U.S. Open   Koharu Yonemoto   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
20–22, 21–15, 21–19   Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Masters   Koharu Yonemoto   Anggia Shitta Awanda
  Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istirani
19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Vietnam International   Koharu Yonemoto   Yuki Fukushima
  Chiharu Shida
26–28, 15–21   Runner-up
2011 Osaka International   Miri Ichimaru   Yuriko Miki
  Koharu Yonemoto
19–21 21–18 21–14   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Shiho Tanaka". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Shiho Tanaka 田中志穗 No. 9". hokutobadmintonclub.jp (in Japanese). Hokuto Bank. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Osaka Int'l 2011-New generation". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Good as Double Gold for Korea's Kim". www.bwfbadminton.org. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Anggia/Ketut Raih Gelar Juara Ganda Putri". www.pikiran-rakyat.com (in Indonesian). Pikiran Rakyat. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Lee and Obanana win big at California's U.S. Open". www.nbcolympics.com. NBCUniversal. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Vietnam wins two gold medals at Hanoi Challenger". www.vietnambreakingnews.com. VietnamBreakingNews. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  8. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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