Wang Chen (badminton)

Wang Chen (Chinese: 王晨; pinyin: Wáng Chén; Jyutping: wong4 san4; born 21 June 1976) is a Chinese badminton player who later represented Hong Kong.[1]

Wang Chen
Personal information
Birth name王晨
Country Hong Kong
Born (1976-06-21) June 21, 1976 (age 45)
Shanghai, China
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking1
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Hong Kong
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Kuala Lumpur Women's singles
Uber Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Guangzhou Women's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Doha Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Women's team
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Jakarta Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 2005 Johor Bahru Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 2006 Johor Bahru Women's singles
Silver medal – second place 2001 Manila Women's singles
Silver medal – second place 2004 Kuala Lumpur Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Bangkok Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Johor Bahru Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Johor Bahru Women's singles
Representing  China
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Glasglow Women's singles
World Cup
Silver medal – second place 1996 Jakarta Women's singles
Uber Cup
Silver medal – second place 1996 Hong Kong Women's team
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Beijing Women's singles
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Kuala Lumpur Girls' singles
BWF profile

Personal lifeEdit

Wang married mainland Chinese badminton player Zheng Yumin in 2002.[2][3] Their son Longlong (龍龍) was born in 2012.[4]

CareerEdit

In 1994, Wang won the gold medal at the World Junior Championships in the girl's singles.

In 1996, she won the women's singles title at the Thailand Open. She was also on the losing national team against a strong Indonesian squad in Uber Cup that year.

In 1997, she back-to-back won the Thailand Open women's singles title.

In 2002, she won the Chinese Taipei Open.

In 2003, she won a gold medal at the Asian Championships.

In 2004, Wang played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics. In women's singles, she defeated Lorena Blanco of Peru and Yao Jie of the Netherlands in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Wang lost to Zhang Ning of the People's Republic of China 9–11, 11–6, 11–7.

In 2005, she won the Indonesia Open and Asian Championships.

In 2006, she won the gold medal at the Asian Games and for the third times clinched the Asian Championships women's singles title.

In 2007, she played at the World Championships and won the silver medal. She was defeated in the final by Zhu Lin, of China, 8–21, 12–21

Wang competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She was seeded fourth going into the competition. She defeated Eva Sládeková of Slovakia, 21–7, 21–7 to advance to the third round. There she lost to Saina Nehwal of India, 19–21, 21–11, 11–21.

She won the 2008 Hong Kong Super Series.

AchievementsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2007 Putra Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Zhu Lin 8–21, 12–21   Silver
1997 Scotstoun Centre, Glasgow, Scotland   Ye Zhaoying 5–11, 11–5, 4–11   Bronze

World CupEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1996 Jakarta, Indonesia   Susi Susanti 7–11, 4–11   Silver

Asian GamesEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2006 Aspire Hall 3, Doha, Qatar   Yip Pui Yin 21–14, 22–20   Gold
2002 Gangseo Gymnasium, Busan, South Korea   Zhou Mi 1–11, 4–11   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia   Jiang Yanjiao 17–21, 16–21   Bronze
2007 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia   Jiang Yanjiao 13–21, 17–21   Bronze
2006 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia   Kaori Mori 21–14, 9–21, 21–13   Gold
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India   Kaori Mori 11–8, 11–4   Gold
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Jun Jae Youn 9–11, 7–11   Silver
2003 Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Silvi Antarini 11–6, 11–5   Gold
2002 Bangkok, Thailand   Zhang Ning 2–11, 4–11   Bronze
2001 PhilSports Arena, Manila, Philippines   Zhang Ning 1–11, 3–11   Silver
1995 Beijing, China   Ye Zhaoying 4–11, 11–4, 7–11   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1994 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Zeng Yaqiong 3–11, 11–5, 11–4   Gold

BWF SuperseriesEdit

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 Superseries Finals   Zhou Mi 14–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2008 Hong Kong Open   Xie Xingfang 21–16, 10–21, 21–10   Winner
2007 Indonesia Open   Zhu Lin 21–14, 21–13   Winner
  Superseries tournament
  Superseries Premier tournament
  Superseries Finals 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. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2007 Chinese Taipei Open   Pi Hongyan 21–18, 14–21, 26–24   Winner
2005 Indonesia Open   Mia Audina Tjiptawan 11–7, 11–1   Winner
2005 Korea Open   Jun Jae-youn 7–11, 8–11   Runner-up
2004 China Open   Xie Xingfang 11–5, 3–11, 4–11   Runner-up
2003 Indonesia Open   Xie Xingfang 6–11, 11–8, 1–11   Runner-up
2003 Korea Open   Mia Audina Tjiptawan 3–11, 13–10, 0–11   Runner-up
2003 Swiss Open   Zhang Ning Walkover   Runner-up
2002 Chinese Taipei Open   Sujitra Ekmongkolpaisarn 11–3, 11–1   Winner
2001 Indonesia Open   Ellen Angelina 5–7, 3–7, 7–5, 4–7   Runner-up
2000 Indonesia Open   Camilla Martin 9–11, 4–11   Runner-up
1997 Thailand Open   Zeng Yaqiong 11–3, 11–6   Winner
1996 Thailand Open   Kim Ji-hyun 2–11, 11–5, 11–7   Winner
1996 China Open   Zhang Ning 6–11, 6–11   Runner-up
1996 Indonesia Open   Susi Susanti 8–11, 8–11   Runner-up
1996 Malaysia Open   Zhang Ning 7–11, 8–11   Runner-up
1996 Polish Open   Meiluawati 6–11, 4–11   Runner-up
1995 Denmark Open   Lim Xiaoqing 6–11, 3–11   Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  IBF/BWF Grand Prix tournament

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2000 Waitakere International   Kanako Yonekura 11–1, 11–2   Winner
2000 Australia Capital International   Kanako Yonekura 11–6, 11–8   Winner
1999 Norwegian International   Kim Ji-hyun 11–2, 3–11, 6–11   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Waitakere International   Mei Mei Chan   Rhonda Cator
  Amanda Hardy
15–4, 15–12   Winner
2000 Australia Capital International   Mei Mei Chan   Tammy Jenkins
  Rhona Robertson
15–7, 15–4   Winner

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "王晨 Wang Chen" (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "鄭昱閩:她處搏殺期". Apple Daily. 11 May 2003. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  3. ^ "香港女单瞄准奥运奖牌 王晨老公将任其教练". sports.qq.com. 14 July 2008. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  4. ^ "王晨唔會做辣媽". Oriental Daily. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Wang Chen Head to Head". bwfbadminton.com. Retrieved 11 March 2020.

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