Wang Xin (badminton)

Wang Xin (born November 10, 1985 in Shenyang, Liaoning) is a badminton player from China and former World No. 1 women's singles player. She represented China in the 2012 Summer Olympics and had to forfeit the match in the bronze medal playoff game against Saina Nehwal of India in which she was 21–18, 1–0 up, due to a knee injury.[1]

Wang Xin
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Personal information
Birth name汪鑫
Country China
Born (1985-11-10) November 10, 1985 (age 35)
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb; 8.7 st)
HandednessLeft
CoachZhang Ning
Women's singles
Highest ranking1 (September, 2010)
Current rankingRetired
BWF profile
Updated on 12:32, 26 October 2013 (UTC).
Wang Xin
Traditional Chinese汪鑫
Simplified Chinese汪鑫

After the Olympics, Wang Xin struggled a lot to get back into the competition but was never successful due to the severity of injury happened. In 2013 at the age of 28 years, she called for her retirement and left the professional Badminton.[2]

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England   Wang Yihan 14–21, 15–21   Bronze
2010 Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France   Wang Lin 11–21, 21–19, 13–21   Silver

Asian GamesEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China   Wang Shixian 18–21, 15–21   Silver

BWF SuperseriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 Malaysia Open   Wang Yihan 19–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2011 China Open   Wang Yihan 12–18r   Runner-up
2011 French Open   Li Xuerui 21–15, 21–19   Winner
2011 Hong Kong Open   Tine Baun 21–17, 21–14   Winner
2011 Denmark Open   Wang Yihan 21–14, 23–21   Winner
2011 Singapore Open   Tine Baun 21–19, 21–17   Winner
2010 Japan Open   Jiang Yanjiao 21–23, 18–21   Runner-up
2010 China Masters   Tine Baun 21–13, 21–9   Winner
2010 Malaysia Open   Bae Yeon-ju 19–21, 21–17, 14–6r   Winner
2009 China Open   Jiang Yanjiao 19–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2009 Japan Open   Wang Yihan 8–21, 9–21   Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Malaysia Masters   Saina Nehwal 13–21, 21–8, 21–14   Winner
2010 German Open   Juliane Schenk 21–17, 21–18   Winner
2009 Philippines Open   Zhou Mi 21–10, 12–21, 23–21   Winner
2009 Malaysia Masters   Wang Shixian 16–21, 21–18, 10–21   Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Malaysia Satellite   Pan Pan   Aki Akao
  Tomomi Matsuda
15–8, 9–15, 11–15   Runner-up
2002 Macau Satellite   Yuan Ting   Miyuki Tai
  Yoshiko Iwata
7–11, 11–9, 11–6   Winner

Record against selected opponentsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Referee Accused Of Injury To Chinese Badminton Player". www.china.org.cn. 5 August 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  2. ^ 爱羽, 客大毛 (21 July 2016). "羽球赛场10大最悲剧受伤,看完心在滴血!". cacheapp.aiyuke.com. Retrieved 28 June 2020.

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