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
Country Republic of China (Taiwan)
Born (1986-01-04) January 4, 1986 (age 32)[1]
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb; 7.4 st)
Handedness Right
Women's singles
Highest ranking 7 (September 8, 2011)
Current ranking Retired
BWF profile

Cheng Shao-Chieh (traditional Chinese: 鄭韶婕; simplified Chinese: 郑韶婕; pinyin: Zhèng Sháojié; Wade–Giles: Cheng Shao-chieh; born 4 January 1986 in Taipei, Taiwan) 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 Korea in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Cheng lost to Gong Ruina of China 11-3, 11-3. Later that year, she played in the 2004 World Junior Championships, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she won the Gold title in Women's 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
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England China Wang Yihan 15–21, 10–21 Silver Silver
2005 Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, United States China Xie Xingfang 11–2, 5–11, 6–11 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's singles

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

Summer Universiade[edit]

Women's singles

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

Women's doubles

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

Women's 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
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, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     Superseries tournament
     Superseries Premier tournament
     Superseries Finals tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Canada Open France Pi Hongyan 21–15, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Bae Seung-hee 21–11, 24–26, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Bae Seung-hee 17–21, 21–12, 21–15 1st, 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, gold medalist(s) Winner

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CHENG Shao Chieh - Biography". gz2010.cn. Guangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 

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