Yip Pui Yin
|Yip Pui Yin|
|Born||6 August 1987|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||59 kg (130 lb)|
|Highest ranking||8 (13 January 2011)|
|Current ranking||36 (30 April 2019)|
Yip played at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim. In the women's singles event she reached the third round after beating Laura Molina of Spain and Kanako Yonekura (11th seed) in round one and round two respectively. In the third round she was beaten by the 1st seed and reigning world champion Zhang Ning of China.
She won the silver medal in the 2006 Asian Games after losing to fellow Hong Kong player Wang Chen in the final. In 2007, she played at the World Championships and was defeated in the third round by Zhu Lin, of China, 9-21, 21-16, 14-21. Yip made her first appearance at the 2008 Summer Olympics. In 2009, she won the gold medal in the 2009 East Asian Games when her opponent Zhou Mi retired halfway through the deciding set. She won 15-21, 21-13, 17-10*.
At the 2012 London Olympics, Yip won against eighth seed Sung Ji-hyun, of South Korea, in the group stage. Then Yip Pui-yin went through to the final eight of the women's singles in badminton after she beat France's 16th seed Pi Hongyan by two games to one, winning 13-21, 21-13, 21-16. Yip faced China's Li Xuerui, who beat her two games to one. Her performance equalled the best performance by a Hong Kong shuttler at the Olympic Games.
|2010||Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China||Wang Shixian||14–21, 14–21||Bronze|
|2006||Aspire Hall 3, Doha, Qatar||Wang Chen||14–21, 20–22||Silver|
|2008||Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia||Wang Lin||14–21, 18–21||Bronze|
East Asian GamesEdit
|2009||Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Hong Kong||Zhou Mi||15–21, 21–13, 17–10 Retired||Gold|
Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2005||Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia||Wang Lin||5–11, 7–11||Bronze|
|2005||Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia||Lam Sin Ying|| Ha Jung-eun
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 (IBF) since 1983.
|2013||Canada Open||Nichaon Jindapon||18–21, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2010||Malaysia Masters||Zhou Mi||21–16, 14–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2009||Australian Open||Maria Febe Kusumastuti||18–21, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2006||Macau Open||Judith Meulendijks||21–18, 10–21, 10–21||Runner-up|
Record against selected opponentsEdit
Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists.Last updated as at 17 March 2020.
- "Yip Pui Yin Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
- "HK shuttler Yip into final 8". The Standard. 1 August 2012.
- "Yip equals best HK performance by reaching quarters". South China Morning Post. 2 August 2012.
- "YIP PUI YIN Head To Head". bwfbadminton.com. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
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