|Born||5 February 2002|
Gwangju, South Korea
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||50 kg (110 lb)|
|Career record||116 wins, 29 losses|
|Highest ranking||9 (26 November 2019)|
|Current ranking||9 (17 March 2020)|
An Se-young (Korean: 안세영; Hanja: 安洗瑩; born 5 February 2002) is a South Korean badminton player from Gwangju, who was awarded as 2019 Most Promising Player of the Year by the BWF. Korea’s News1 agency reported in 2017 that An Se Young is the first middle school student ever to qualify for Korea’s national badminton team. In 2018, she was selected to join the national team, became the first junior high school student in the Korean national team. She was part of the national junior team that clinched the mixed team title at the 2017 Asian Junior Championships. An later represented her country at the 2018 Uber Cup in Bangkok, and Asian Games in Jakarta, helps the team won a Uber Cup bronze. In 2019, she clinched the BWF World Tour title at the Super 300 New Zealand Open beat the 2012 Olympic gold medalists Li Xuerui of China in the final.
BWF World Tour (5 titles, 2 runners-up)
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.
|2020||Thailand Masters||Super 300||Akane Yamaguchi||16–21, 20–22||Runner-up|
|2019||Korea Masters||Super 300||Sung Ji-hyun||21–13, 21–17||Winner|
|2019||French Open (1)||Super 750||Carolina Marín||16–21, 21–18, 21–5||Winner|
|2019||Akita Masters||Super 100||Haruko Suzuki||21–10, 17–21, 21–14||Winner|
|2019||Hyderabad Open||Super 100||Yeo Jia Min||21–12, 17–21, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2019||Canada Open||Super 100||Wang Zhiyi||21–15, 22–20||Winner|
|2019||New Zealand Open||Super 300||Li Xuerui||21–19, 21–15||Winner|
BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title, 2 runners-up)
|2019||Vietnam International||Hirari Mizui||19–21, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2018||Irish Open||Kim Ga-eun||26–24, 21–17||Winner|
|2018||Indonesia International||Shiori Saito||12–21, 13–21||Runner-up|
- BWF International Challenge tournament
- BWF International Series tournament
- BWF Future Series tournament
Record against selected opponents
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- "'셔틀콕 천재소녀' 등장…여중생이 선발전 사상 첫 태극마크". www.yna.co.kr (in Korean). Yonhap. 26 December 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- Sukumar, Dev (22 May 2018). "Schoolgirl to the Rescue – Day 3 – Session 2: Total BWF TUC Finals 2018". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "[아시안게임] 배드민턴 이소희-신승찬 등 16강행… 안세영 탈락" (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "셔틀콕 막내의 반란…안세영, 뉴질랜드오픈서 첫 우승(종합)". www.mk.co.kr (in Korean). Maeil Business Newspaper. 5 May 2019. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
- "An Se Young Head to Head". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 4 March 2020.
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