Tan Kian Meng

Tan Kian Meng (Chinese: 陈健铭; pinyin: Chén Jiànmíng) is a Malaysian badminton player who specializes in the doubles events. He is currently playing with Lai Pei Jing in mixed doubles. Originally a singles player, he switched to play in the doubles events since August 2014 due to slow career progress.[2]

Tan Kian Meng
Personal information
CountryMalaysia
Born (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 26)[1]
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia[1]
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
HandednessRight[1]
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking9 (XD 8 December 2016)
Current ranking11 (XD 17 March 2020)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
  Lai Pei Jing   Praveen Jordan
  Melati Daeva Oktavianti
16–21, 18–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] 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.[4]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Singapore Open Super 500   Lai Pei Jing   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
14–21, 6–21   Runner-up

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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Malaysia Masters   Lai Pei Jing   Zheng Siwei
  Li Yinhui
14–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2016 Chinese Taipei Open   Lai Pei Jing   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
13–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 Vietnam Open   Lai Pei Jing   Alfian Eko Prasetya
  Annisa Saufika
21–16, 21–11   Winner
2016 Indonesian Masters   Lai Pei Jing   Ronald Alexander
  Melati Daeva Oktaviani
16–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Thailand Open   Lai Pei Jing   Tang Chun Man
  Tse Ying Suet
21–16, 22–20   Winner
2017 Malaysia Masters   Lai Pei Jing   Goh Soon Huat
  Shevon Jamie Lai
21–17, 21–9   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Vietnam International Series   Peck Yen Wei   Rian Swastedian
  Masita Mahmudin
13–21, 21–19, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Polish Open   Lai Pei Jing   Robert Mateusiak
  Nadieżda Zięba
11–21, 16–21   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "TAN Kian Meng Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ Paul, Rajes (21 January 2016). "Kian Meng growing from strength to strength". The Star. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

External linksEdit