Tan Bin Shen

Tan Bin Shen (Chinese: 陳斌生; born 24 January 1984 in Selangor) is a male badminton player from Malaysia.

Tan Bin Shen
Personal information
Country Malaysia
Born (1984-01-24) 24 January 1984 (age 36)
Selangor
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight
Men's singles, Men's & Mixed doubles
Highest ranking8
BWF profile
Updated on 04:02, 28 May 2014 (UTC).

Personal lifeEdit

In his early years, Tan favoured chess and music. Tan began to play badminton at the age of 7. At the age of 12, Tan's potential was spotted by a Selangor coach, Moo Chien Keat. The coach asked Tan's father if he could take him as a student. After receiving the nod from his father, the coach began to train Tan. Four years later, due to his great achievements, Tan was then drafted into the national squad. Tan is married with Melissa Lee, who is a law graduate from Northumbria University in United Kingdom. In November 2012, both of them have a baby boy and namely, Maxwell Tan Guan Liang.

CareerEdit

Tan Bin Shen played at the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's doubles with Ong Soon Hock. They were seeded world #16. He was the Champion at the Australia Open Grand Prix 2009 and previously training with Gan Teik Chai under the coaching of Razif Sidek from Malaysia. Tan is currently training with Robert Blair.

AchievementsEdit

Asia ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
  Ong Soon Hock   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
13–15, 13–15   Bronze

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Malaysia Masters   Gan Teik Chai   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
11-21, 13-21   Runner-up
2009 Australian Open   Gan Teik Chai   Rupesh Kumar K. T.
  Sanave Thomas
21-13, 21-11   Winner
2010 India Grand Prix   Gan Teik Chai   Mohammad Ahsan
  Bona Septano
21-19, 15-21, 14-21   Runner-up