Cheng Shao-chieh

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Cheng Shao-chieh
Cheng Shao Chieh.jpg
Cheng Shao-chieh in 2011
Personal information
Birth name鄭韶婕
CountryRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Born (1986-01-04) 4 January 1986 (age 35)[1]
Taipei, Taiwan[1]
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight47 kg (104 lb; 7.4 st)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking7 (8 September 2011)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Chinese Taipei
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2011 London Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Anaheim Women's singles
Uber Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Sendai-Tokyo Women's team
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Hyderabad Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Chengdu Women's team
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2011 Shenzen Women's singles
Silver medal – second place 2007 Bangkok Women's singles
Silver medal – second place 2011 Shenzen Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Bangkok Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Shenzen Mixed team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Richmond Girls' singles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Richmond Mixed doubles
Asian Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Taipei Girls' team
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Taipei Girls' doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Hwacheon Girls' team
BWF profile

Cheng Shao-chieh (Chinese: 鄭韶婕; pinyin: Zhèng Sháojié; Wade–Giles: Cheng Shao-chieh; born 4 January 1986) is a badminton player from Taiwan.[1]

Cheng played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics for the Republic of China as Chinese Taipei. In women's singles, she defeated Ling Wan Ting of Hong Kong and Jun Jae-youn of South Korea in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Cheng lost to Gong Ruina of China 3–11, 3–11. Later that year, she played in the 2004 World Junior Championships, held in Richmond, Canada, where she won the gold title in girls' singles. She also participated in the 2005 World Championships in Anaheim, California, making it to the semifinals and taking a game from the eventual champion, Xie Xingfang. She achieved a world championship silver medal in 2011 in London. She reached the final, winning all her matches in straight games. In the quarterfinal she beat the then world number 1, Wang Shixian from China, and in the semifinal she outclassed Juliane Schenk from Germany 18 and 6. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she again reached the quarter-finals, qualifying through from group C. She then beat Gu Juan in the second round before losing to Wang Yihan.

Achievements[edit]

World Championships[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2005 Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, United States China Xie Xingfang 11–2, 5–11, 6–11 Bronze Bronze
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England China Wang Yihan 15–21, 10–21 Silver Silver

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India Hong Kong Wang Chen 8–11, 2–11 Bronze Bronze
2011 Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu, China China Wang Yihan 19–21, 21–23 Bronze Bronze

Summer Universiade[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2007 Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand China Wang Yihan 12–21, 17–21 Silver Silver
2011 Gymnasium of SZIIT, Shenzen, China Chinese Taipei Pai Hsiao-ma 21–18, 21–15 Gold Gold

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Gymnasium of SZIIT, Shenzhen, China Chinese Taipei Pai Hsiao-ma South Korea Eom Hye-won
South Korea Jang Ye-na
11–21, 14–21 Silver Silver

World University Championships[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2004 Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand Thailand Soratja Chansrisukot 11–5, 5–11, 11–6 Gold Gold

World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2004 Minoru Arena, Richmond, Canada China Lu Lan 11–7, 11–5 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Minoru Arena, Richmond, Canada Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
3–15, 1–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan Chinese Taipei Cheng Hsiao-yun Indonesia Lita Nurlita
Indonesia Endang Nursugianti
13–15, 11–15 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

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). BWF Superseries has two levels, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2011, with successful players invited to the BWF Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 Singapore Open Germany Juliane Schenk 11–21, 24–26 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  Superseries tournament
  Superseries Premier tournament
  Superseries Finals tournament

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.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2009 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Bae Seung-hee 17–21, 21–12, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Bae Seung-hee 21–11, 24–26, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold Thailand Ratchanok Inthanon 12–21, 21–19, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Canada Open France Pi Hongyan 21–15, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2004 Austrian Open Chinese Taipei Huang Chia-chi 8–11, 11–8, 11–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "最佳女運動員獎 鄭韶婕". www.sa.gov.tw (in Chinese). 5 January 2012. Archived from the original on 4 December 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Cheng Shao Chieh Head to Head". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 4 March 2020.

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