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Tang Yuanting (Chinese: 唐渊渟; born 2 August 1994) is a Chinese badminton player.[1] She competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women's doubles event partnered with Yu Yang, but lost to the Korean pair in the bronze medal match.[2][3]

Tang Yuanting
Tang Yuanting Indonesia Open 2016.jpg
Personal information
Country China
Born (1994-08-02) 2 August 1994 (age 24)
Nanning, Guangxi, China
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Women's and mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (19 September 2016)
Current rankingRetired
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

Asia ChampionshipsEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Ma Jin   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
21–12, 21–12   Gold

East Asian GamesEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China   Ou Dongni   Yuriko Miki
  Koharu Yonemoto
21–8, 21–11   Gold

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, including five elevated as Premier Series, which were introduced in 2011,[5] with successful players invited to the Superseries Masters Finals held at the year's end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Indonesia Open   Yu Yang   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
15–21, 21–8, 15–21   Runner-up
2016 Malaysia Open   Yu Yang   Jung Kyung-eun
  Shin Seung-chan
21–11, 21–17   Winner
2016 All England Open   Yu Yang   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
10–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 Hong Kong Open   Yu Yang   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
15–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 China Open   Yu Yang   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 21–13, 21–12   Winner
2015 Australian Open   Ma Jin   Tang Jinhua
  Tian Qing
21–19, 16–21, 22–20   Winner
2015 All England Open   Bao Yixin   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
21–14, 21–14   Winner
2014 French Open   Ma Jin   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
15–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2014 Indonesia Open   Ma Jin   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
Walkover   Runner-up
2014 India Open   Yu Yang   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
21–10, 13–21, 21–16   Winner
2014 All England Open   Ma Jin   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
17–21, 21–18, 21–23   Runner-up
2013 Hong Kong Open   Ou Dongni   Bao Yixin
  Tang Jinhua
21–18, 16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     Superseries Finals Tournament
     Superseries Premier Tournament
     Superseries Tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix. 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 Thailand Masters   Yu Yang   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
21–11, 12–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2016 Malaysia Masters   Yu Yang   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2015 Indonesian Masters   Yu Yang   Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
  Greysia Polii
21–17, 21–11   Winner
2015 Bitburger Open   Yu Yang   Poon Lok Yan
  Tse Ying Suet
21–10, 21–18   Winner
2015 China Masters   Bao Yixin   Tang Jinhua
  Zhong Qianxin
14–21, 21–11, 17–21   Runner-up
2015 Swiss Open   Bao Yixin   Ayane Kurihara
  Naru Shinoya
21–6, 17–21, 21–17   Champions
2013 New Zealand Open   Ou Dongni   Vivian Hoo
  Woon Khe Wei
21–15, 11–21, 21–19   Winner
     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
     Grand Prix Tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Tang Yuanting". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Badminton Day 8: Japan wins women's doubles gold, Marin advances to semifinals". NBC Olympic broadcasts. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Chinese shuttlers suffer triple-strike in badminton as Li out of medal competition". China Daily. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  5. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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