Tian Houwei

Tian Houwei (Chinese: 田厚威; pinyin: Tián Hòuwēi; born 11 January 1992) is a badminton player from China.[1] He was the 2009 World and Asian Junior Champions in the boys' singles event. Tian was part of the Chinese national team that won the silver medals at the 2013 Summer Universiade and 2014 Asian Games.[2]

Tian Houwei
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1992-01-11) 11 January 1992 (age 29)
Fuzhou, Fujian, China
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)
HandednessLeft
Men's singles
Career record126 wins, 68 losses
Highest ranking6 (28 April 2016)
BWF profile
Tian Houwei
Traditional Chinese田厚威
Simplified Chinese田厚威

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China   Lin Dan 19–21, 8–21   Silver
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China   Chen Long 14–21, 16–21   Bronze

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim, Alor Setar, Malaysia   Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin 21–12, 21–17   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2009 Juara Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin 21–11, 21–18   Gold

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[3] 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,[4] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Hong Kong Open   Lee Chong Wei 16–21, 15–21   Runner up
2016 All England Open   Lin Dan 9–21, 10–21   Runner up
2016 Dubai World Superseries Finals   Viktor Axelsen 14–21, 21–6, 17–21   Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Russian Open   Zhou Wenlong 18–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2013 Australian Open   Xue Song 20–22, 21–13, 21–12   Winner
2013 London Grand Prix Gold   Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 22–20, 21–16   Winner
2014 Swiss Open   Viktor Axelsen 7–21, 21–14, 23–25   Runner-up
2014 China Masters   Lin Dan 14–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2015 Macau Open   Jeon Hyeok-jin 11–21, 21–13, 21–23   Runner-up
2017 China Masters   Qiao Bin 21–15, 15–21, 21–16   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Tian Houwei". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  2. ^ "田厚威 Tian Hou Wei". www.badmintoncn.com (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". www.ibadmintonstore.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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