Sun Yu (badminton)

Sun Yu (Chinese: 孙瑜; pinyin: Sūn Yú) is a badminton player from China. She was a part of the Chinese winning team for the 2014 and 2016 Uber Cup.[2]

Sun Yu
Personal information
Birth name孙瑜
Country China
Born (1994-02-28) February 28, 1994 (age 26)
Dalian, Liaoning, China[1]
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
RetiredFebruary 2019
Women's singles
Career record148 win, 59 losses
Highest ranking4 (2 March 2017)
BWF profile

After a long struggle from serious injury problems, she officially announced her retirement from the national team on 16 August 2018, and from the international badminton circuit in 2019, at a very young age of 25.[3][4] The last tournament she played was the 2017 World Championships where she ended her campaign as quarter-finalist.[5]


World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena, Chiba, Japan   Nozomi Okuhara 10–21, 20–22   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium, Lucknow, India   Shen Yaying 21–8, 21–13   Gold

BWF SuperseriesEdit

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 China Open   P. V. Sindhu 11–21, 21–17, 11–21   Runner-up
2016 Japan Open   He Bingjiao 14–21, 21–7, 18–21   Runner-up
2016 Australian Open   Saina Nehwal 21–11, 14–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2016 Singapore Open   Ratchanok Intanon 21–18, 11–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2015 Singapore Open   Tai Tzu-ying 21–13, 19–21, 22–20   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 singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 China Masters   Li Xuerui 16–21, 21–19, 6–21   Runner-up
2016 Thailand Masters   Ratchanok Intanon 19–21, 21–18, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Korea Masters   Sayaka Sato 20–22, 19–21   Runner-up
2015 Swiss Open   Busanan Ongbumrungpan 21–16, 21–12   Winner
2014 Bitburger Open   He Bingjiao 16–21, 21–15, 21–12   Winner
2014 Swiss Open   Wang Yihan 23–21, 9–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2012 Macau Open   Busanan Ongbumrungpan 21–19, 21–8   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists.[6]


  1. ^ a b "孙瑜 Sun Yu". (in Chinese). Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Li-Ning BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2014: Lin Dan; Lee Yong Dae In; Yu Yang Out". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  3. ^ "SUN YU Calls It Quits". 16 August 2018.
  4. ^ "SUN YU Announces Retirement From BADMINTON At Just 25". 13 February 2019.
  5. ^ "SINDHU Advances Into Semifinals Of World Championships". 26 August 2017.
  6. ^ "SUN YU HEAD TO HEAD ANALYSIS | Profile". Retrieved 12 April 2020.

External linksEdit