Arisa Higashino

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Arisa Higashino
東野 有紗
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1996-08-01) 1 August 1996 (age 23)
Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Japan
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)[1]
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking65 (WD 13 July 2017)
3 (XD 22 November 2018)
Current ranking3 (XD 20 August 2019)
BWF profile

Arisa Higashino (東野 有紗, Higashino Arisa, born 1 August 1996) is a Japanese badminton player.[2][3] Higashino was born in Iwamizawa, graduated from the Tomioka Senior High School, and joined the Unisys team in 2015.[3][4] She won bronze in the mixed team at the Asian Junior Championships in 2013 and 2014, and competed at the 2014 World Junior Championships, winning two bronzes in the mixed doubles and team event.[3] Higashino won her maiden Super 1000 tournament at the 2018 All England Open in the mixed doubles event, partnering with Yuta Watanabe.[5]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 St. Jakobshalle,
Basel, Switzerland
Japan Yuta Watanabe China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
11–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
Japan Yuta Watanabe China Huang Kaixiang
China Chen Qingchen
19–21, 12–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] 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.[7]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Thailand Open Super 500 Japan Yuta Watanabe China Wang Yilü
China Huang Dongping
22–24, 21–23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 All England Open Super 1000 Japan Yuta Watanabe China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
17–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Malaysia Masters Super 500 Japan Yuta Watanabe Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–18, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Hong Kong Open Super 500 Japan Yuta Watanabe China Wang Yilü
China Huang Dongping
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 All England Open Super 1000 Japan Yuta Watanabe China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
15–21, 22–20, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Russian Open Japan Yuta Watanabe Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
13–21, 21–23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Vietnam International Japan Yuta Watanabe Thailand Tinn Isriyanet
Thailand Pacharapun Chochuwong
21–16, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "東野有紗". www.badspi.jp (in Japanese). Badminton Spirit. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Players: Arisa Higashino". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "東野 有紗 Arisa Higashino". www.unisys.co.jp (in Japanese). Unisys. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  4. ^ "混合ダブルス渡辺勇大・東野有紗ペアは「運命の人」…ジャパンOP開幕". www.hochi.co.jp (in Japanese). The Hochi Shimbun. Archived from the original on 20 March 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  5. ^ "First Japanese mixed doubles pair to be crowned at All England!!". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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