Zhang at 2017 Indonesia Super Series Premier
|Country||China (until 2007)|
United States (2013–present)
|Born||12 July 1990|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Career record||228 Win, 113 Loss|
|Highest ranking||9 (22 June 2017)|
|Current ranking||9 (30 July 2019)|
Having a unique background being born in China, then moving to Singapore at the age of 13 and playing with the Singapore National Team until 2012, when she moved to the United States to compete while training in Las Vegas. She was dropped by the Singapore Badminton Association (SBA) after the 2011 Singapore Open tournament after reportedly falling out with then-singles head coach Luan Ching, but the association asked her to come back.
In 2009, she was part of the Singapore national badminton team, winning a bronze medal at the women's team event of the 2009 Southeast Asian Games. After a one-year break in which she did not play any tournaments at all, in 2013 she came back on her way to reach top level again. In 2013, after moving to Las Vegas with her parents, Zhang Beiwen won four international challenge tournaments with singles titles at the Swiss International in Yverdon-les-Bains; the Yonex USA International in Orlando, Florida; the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff; and the Carlton Irish Open International in Dublin. In 2014, she continued her winning streak for her new country the US, with victories in Peru, the US, Brazil and the Netherlands. She won her first Grand Prix title at the 2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold, then won the 2014 Brazil Open Grand Prix and 2014 Dutch Open Grand Prix.
In 2016, Zhang started to compete in the Danish Badminton Leage, for Vendsyssel Elite Badminton.As of the 2019 season she still plays for Vendsyssel. At 2016, she reach the final round at the BWF Super Series event in French Open, but she finished as the runner-up losing a match to He Bingjiao of China in straight games.
BWF World TourEdit
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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.
|2018||Korea Open||Super 500||Nozomi Okuhara||10–21, 21–17, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2018||U.S. Open||Super 300||Li Xuerui||26–24, 15–21, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2018||India Open||Super 500||P. V. Sindhu||21–18, 11–21, 22–20||Winner|
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). It has two levels, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which were introduced in 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year's end.
|2016||French Open||He Bingjiao||9–21 9–21||Runner-up|
BWF Grand PrixEdit
The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by BWF since 2007.
|2017||Bitburger Open||Nitchaon Jindapol||17–21, 21–15, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2017||Dutch Open||Michelle Li||21–16, 21–14||Winner|
|2016||Dutch Open||Hsu Ya-ching||21–11, 21–19||Winner|
|2016||Canada Open||Michelle Li||Walkover||Runner-up|
|2014||U.S. Grand Prix||Rachael Honderich||21–11, 21–13||Winner|
|2014||Dutch Open||Pai Yu-po||11–9, 11–7, 11–8||Winner|
|2014||Brasil Open||Kaori Imabeppu||6–11, 11–5, 4–11, 11–8, 11–9||Winner|
|2014||U.S. Open||Kana Ito||21–8, 21–17||Winner|
|2008||Vietnam Open||Xing Aiying||11-21, 21-19, 22-20||Winner|
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2016||Yonex / K&D Graphics International||Rachel Honderich||21-13, 21-12||Winner|
|2015||USA International||Pai Yu-po||21–14, 13–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2014||Peru International||Michelle Li||27–25, 21–19||Winner|
|2013||Irish Open||Beatriz Corrales||21–9, 17–21, 21–10||Winner|
|2013||Welsh International||Beatriz Corrales||21–12, 21–15||Winner|
|2013||USA International||Iris Wang||21–10, 21–12||Winner|
|2013||Swiss International||Tanvi Lad||21–12, 21–12||Winner|
|2016||Yonex / K&D Graphics International||Hong Jingyu|| Eva Lee
Paula Lynn Obanana
|2013||USA International||Hong Jingyu|| Paula B Pereira
|2007||Croatian International||Gu Juan|| Cai Jiani
|21–15, 6–21, 10–21||Runner-up|
|2005||Croatian International||Fu Mingtian|| Liu Fan Frances
Shinta Mulia Sari
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