Sayaka Takahashi (left) and Tanaka (right) at Australia Open Super Series 2017
|Born||5 September 1992|
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
|Residence||Akita, Akita, Japan|
|Height||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb)|
|Highest ranking||4 (14 June 2018)|
|Current ranking||8 (30 July 2019)|
In 2011, she won Osaka International tournament in women's doubles event with her partner Miri Ichimaru. 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. In 2015, she became the runner-up of Chinese Taipei Masters tournament partnered with Koharu Yonemoto. In 2016, she won the US Open, and became the runner-up of Vietnam International tournaments.
BWF World ChampionshipsEdit
|2018||Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Indoor Arena,
|Koharu Yonemoto|| Yuki Fukushima
|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, 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.
|2019||Thailand Open||Super 500||Koharu Yonemoto|| Du Yue
|21–19, 14–21, 21–13||Winner|
|2018||Denmark Open||Super 750||Koharu Yonemoto|| Yuki Fukushima
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.
|2017||Dubai World Superseries Finals||Koharu Yonemoto|| Yuki Fukushima
|2017||Denmark Open||Koharu Yonemoto|| Lee So-hee
|2017||India Open||Koharu Yonemoto|| Naoko Fukuman
|16–21, 21–19, 21–10||Winner|
BWF Grand PrixEdit
|2016||Chinese Taipei Masters||Koharu Yonemoto|| Yuki Fukushima
|10–11, 5–11, 7–11||Runner-up|
|2016||U.S. Open||Koharu Yonemoto|| Mayu Matsumoto
|20–22, 21–15, 21–19||Winner|
|2015||Chinese Taipei Masters||Koharu Yonemoto|| Anggia Shitta Awanda
Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istirani
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2016||Vietnam International||Koharu Yonemoto|| Yuki Fukushima
|2011||Osaka International||Miri Ichimaru|| Yuriko Miki
|19–21 21–18 21–14||Winner|
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