Wang Zhengming

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Wang Zhengming
Personal information
Birth name 王睁茗
Country  China
Born (1990-02-16) February 16, 1990 (age 24)
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Handedness Right
Men's singles
Highest ranking 6 (July 24, 2014)
Current ranking 6 (September 25, 2014[2])
BWF profile
Updated on 08:54, 26 October 2013 (UTC).
Wang Zhengming
Traditional Chinese 王睜茗
Simplified Chinese 王睁茗

Wang Zhengming (born February 16, 1990 in Guangzhou, Guangdong) is a male badminton player from China.

Career[edit]

2010[edit]

A World Junior Champion two years earlier, 2010 was Wang's breakthrough year on the international badminton scene. His most impressive achievements were finishing runner-up to his idol Lin Dan in the Badminton Asia Championships and reaching the semi-finals of the China Masters Super Series event. By the end of the year, Wang's ranking had risen over 200 places to 43rd.

2011[edit]

Wang reached the quarter-finals of the first Premier Super Series event, the Korea Open, registering an impressive 21-11, 21-14 victory over reigning World Champion Chen Jin along the way. Wang also reached the semi-finals of the Singapore Open beating former Olympic and two-time Asian games winner Taufik Hidayat.

2013[edit]

In March, Wang won his first senior international title, the Swiss Open, beating compatriot Du Pengyu in the final 21-18 21-18.

2014[edit]

After beating Kento Momota of Japan in the semi-finals of the French Open, Wang lost to Chou Tien-Chen in the finals 21-10, 23-25, 19-21.

Achievements[edit]

Individual titles (2)[edit]

Year Tournament Opponent in final Score
2013 China Masters South Korea Shon Wan-ho 11-21, 21-14, 24-22
2013 Swiss Open China Du Pengyu 21–18, 21-18
Junior Tournaments
2008 World Junior Championships China Gao Huan 21–13, 21–16
2008 Asian Junior Championships

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