Zhong Qianxin

Zhong Qianxin (Chinese: 钟倩欣; born 8 May 1990) is a Chinese badminton player.[1]

Zhong Qianxin
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1990-05-08) 8 May 1990 (age 31)
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking2 (10 January 2013)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  China
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2011 Chengdu Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Qingdao Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Gimcheon Women's doubles
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Waitakere City Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2007 Waitakere City Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Pune Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2008 Pune Girls' doubles
Asian Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Kuala Lumpur Girls' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2008 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Zhong Qianxin won the girls' doubles event at the 2007 BWF World Junior Championships at Waitakere City, New Zealand with Xie Jing.[1] They also won the 2008 Asian Junior Badminton Championships.[2] She won her first Grand Prix event at the 2010 Vietnam Open with Ma Jin.[3] Her first major title she won at the 2011 Yonex Open Japan Super Series with Bao Yixin, followed by a final at the 2011 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold.[4]

One year later, Zhong Qianxin and Bao Yixin won the 2012 Singapore and the China Masters Super Series back to back.[5][6] They also reached the final of the 2012 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold losing to compatriots Tang Jinhua and Xia Huan and the final of the 2012 India Open Super Series losing to the Korean pair of Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na.[7][8] Zhong and Bao reached the number 2 on the BWF World Ranking for women's doubles on January 2013. They won the final of the 2013 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold, but lost the final of the 2013 China Open Super Series Premier at home to compatriots Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang.[9][10]

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu, China   Bao Yixin   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
17–21, 9–21   Bronze
2012 Qingdao Sports Centre Conson Stadium, Qingdao, China   Bao Yixin   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
14–21, 15–21   Silver
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea   Xia Huan   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
23–21, 15–21, 16–21   Bronze

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 The Trusts Stadium, Waitakere City, New Zealand   Xie Jing   Jung Kyung-eun
  Yoo Hyun-young
21–18, 10–21, 21–15   Gold
2008 Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Badminton Hall, Pune, India   Xie Jing   Fu Mingtian
  Yao Lei
19–21, 17–21   Silver

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Xie Jing   Lu Lu
  Xia Huan
20–22, 21–14, 22–20   Gold

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[11] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels are Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011.[12] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 China Open   Ma Jin   Cheng Shu
  Zhao Yunlei
Walkover   Runner-up
2011 Japan Open   Bao Yixin   Chen Wen-hsing
  Chien Yu-chin
13–21, 25–23, 21–12   Winner
2012 India Open   Bao Yixin   Jung Kyung-eun
  Kim Ha-na
17–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2012 Singapore Open   Bao Yixin   Cheng Wen-hsing
  Chien Yu-chin
21–12, 21–17   Winner
2012 China Masters   Bao Yixin   Cheng Shu
  Luo Yu
21–12, 21–15   Winner
2013 China Open   Bao Yixin   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
13–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2015 Japan Open   Zhao Yunlei   Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21–12, 21–16   Winner
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Vietnam Open   Ma Jin   Tang Jinhua
  Xia Huan
21–19, 21–23, 21–13   Winner
2011 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold   Bao Yixin   Vivian Hoo Kah Mun
  Woon Khe Wei
21–19, 19–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2012 Swiss Open   Bao Yixin   Tang Jinhua
  Xia Huan
17–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2013 U.S. Open   Bao Yixin   Huang Yaqiong
  Yu Xiaohan
21–17, 24–22   Winner
2014 Macau Open   Huang Yaqiong   Ou Dongni
  Yu Xiaohan
21–19, 19–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2015 China Masters   Tang Jinhua   Bao Yixin
  Tang Yuanting
21–14, 11–21, 21–17   Winner
2015 New Zealand Open   Xia Huan   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
17–21, 24–22, 21–19   Winner
2015 U.S. Open   Yu Yang   Ayane Kurihara
  Naru Shinoya
21–14, 21–10   Winner
2016 Chinese Taipei Open   Huang Dongping   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
21–18, 21–16   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

ReferencesEdit

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