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Xia Huan (Chinese: 夏欢; born 30 January 1992 in Anhua, Hunan) is a Chinese badminton doubles player.[1]

Xia Huan
Xia Huan and Tang Jinhua.jpg
Xia (right) with Tang Jinhua
Personal information
Country China
Born (1992-01-30) 30 January 1992 (age 27)
Anhua, Yiyang, China
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachChen Qiqiu
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (WD) 13 September 2012
23 (XD) 25 October 2012
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Zia became World Junior Champion in the girls' doubles event in 2009 with Tang Jinhua at the World Junior Championships held in Alor Setar, Malaysia. One year later in Guadalajara, Mexico, the pair almost managed to defend their World Juniors title, reaching the final, which they eventually lost to compatriots Bao Yixin and Ou Dongni (13–21, 18–21). The pair also won the 2009 and 2010 Asian Junior Badminton Championships.[1]

In 2011, Xia Huan and Tang Jinhua won their first major title, the Li-Ning China Masters Super Series 2011.[2] They also reached the semi-finals at the 2011 Hwasun Victor Korea Open Grand Prix Gold, and the final at the Li-Ning China Open Super Series Premier 2011.[3] In 2012, Xia and Tang won the Yonex German Open Grand Prix Gold 2012 and the Badminton Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold 2012.[4][5]

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea   Zhong Qianxin   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
23–21, 15–21, 16–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea   Zhang Wen   Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
13–21, 15–21   Bronze

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Domo del Code Jalisco,
Guadalajara, Mexico
  Tang Jinhua   Bao Yixin
  Ou Dongni
13–21, 18–21   Silver
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
  Tang Jinhua   Suci Rizki Andini
  Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
21–9, 21–18   Gold
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati,
Pune, India
  Lu Lu   Fu Mingtian
  Yao Lei
18–21, 21–13, 18–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
  Liu Peixuan   Maneepong Jongjit
  Rodjana Chuthabunditkul
19–21, 10–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Tang Jinhua   Bao Yixin
  Ou Dongni
21–17, 21–8   Gold
2009 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Tang Jinhua   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
14–21, 21–17, 21–13   Gold
2008 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Lu Lu   Xie Jing
  Zhong Qianxin
22–20, 14–21, 20–22   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Liu Peixuan   Lu Kai
  Bao Yixin
15–21, 19–21   Silver

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 level, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 China Open   Tang Jinhua   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
11–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2011 China Masters   Tang Jinhua   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
21–19 Retired   Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the BWF since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 New Zealand Open   Zhong Qianxin   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
17–21, 24–22, 21–19   Winner
2012 Swiss Open   Tang Jinhua   Bao Yixin
  Zhong Qianxin
21–17, 21–10   Winner
2012 German Open   Tang Jinhua   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
23–21, 21–13   Winner
2010 India Grand Prix   Tang Jinhua   Ng Hui Ern
  Ng Hui Lin
21–8, 21–19   Winner
2010 Vietnam Open   Tang Jinhua   Ma Jin
  Zhong Qianxin
19–21, 23–21, 13–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 New Zealand Open   Yu Xiaoyu   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
14–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2014 China Masters   Wang Yilv   Lu Kai
  Huang Yaqiong
12–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China International   Zhang Wen   Wang Yilu
  Ou Dongni
18–21, 21–15, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "汤金华/夏欢:冠军正值花样年华". sports.qq.com (in Chinese). 羽毛球杂志. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  2. ^ "China's Xia Huan and Tang Jinhua clinch their first Super Series title". www.badmintonlink.com. BadmintonLink.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Korea GPG 2011 SF – Sung in the finals…Lee too!". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  4. ^ "German Open 2012: Xia Huan and Tang Jinhua grab Women's Doubles title". www.badmintonlink.com. BadmintonLink.com. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Nehwal Defends Swiss Open Title & Indonesian Duo Hit Winning Streak". yonex.co.uk. Yonex. Retrieved 9 April 2017.

External linksEdit

Xia Huan at BWF.tournamentsoftware.com