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Yuki Kaneko (badminton)

Yuki Kaneko (金子 祐樹, Kaneko Yūki, born 22 July 1994) is a Japanese badminton player from the Unisys team.[1][2] He won his first senior international title at the Romanian International tournament in the men's doubles event partnered with Takuto Inoue.[3]

Yuki Kaneko
金子 祐樹
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1994-07-22) 22 July 1994 (age 25)
Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
HandednessLeft
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (MD 12 July 2018)
45 (XD 19 March 2019)
Current ranking11 (MD), 45 (XD) (19 March 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena, Chiba, Japan   Takuto Inoue   Lee Chun Hei
  Ng Ka Long
16–21, 17–21   Silver

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[5]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Indonesia Open Super 1000   Takuto Inoue   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
13–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2018 German Open Super 300   Takuto Inoue   Fajar Alfian
  Muhammad Rian Ardianto
21–16, 21–18   Winner

BWF SuperseriesEdit

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Japan Open   Takuto Inoue   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
12–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries 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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Dutch Open   Takuto Inoue   Liao Min-chun
  Su Cheng-heng
22–24, 18–21   Runner-up
2017 U.S. Open   Takuto Inoue   Lu Ching-yao
  Yang Po-han
15–21, 21–13, 21–13   Winner
2017 China Masters   Takuto Inoue   Chen Hung-ling
  Wang Chi-lin
14–21, 6–21   Runner-up
2016 Thailand Open   Takuto Inoue   Berry Angriawan
  Rian Agung Saputro
21–17, 14–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2014 Russian Open   Takuto Inoue   Kenta Kazuno
  Kazushi Yamada
21–19, 20–22, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Austrian Open   Takuto Inoue   Frederik Colberg
  Rasmus Fladberg
21–19, 21–17   Winner
2015 Osaka International   Takuto Inoue   Kenta Kazuno
  Kazushi Yamada
9–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 Romanian International   Takuto Inoue   Quentin Vincent
  Sebastien Vincent
21–10, 21–10   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Yuki Kaneko". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  2. ^ "金子 祐樹 Yuki Kaneko" (in Japanese). Unisys. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  3. ^ "【ルーマニア国際2013】MS 井上、MD 井上/金子が優勝!" (in Japanese). TMONY Japan Corporation. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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