Chou Tien-chen

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Chou Tien-chen
周天成
Yonex Chinese Taipei Open 2018 - Quarterfinal - Chou Tien-Chen vs LEE Cheuk Yiu 01.jpg
Personal information
Country Republic of China (Taiwan)
Born (1990-01-08) 8 January 1990 (age 28)
Taipei, Taiwan
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Career record275 wins, 164 losses
Career title(s)13
Highest ranking3 (25 October 2018)
Current ranking3 (8 November 2018)
BWF profile

Chou Tien-chen (Chinese: 周天成; born 8 January 1990[1]) is a badminton player from Taiwan, representing Chinese Taipei. In 2016 he became the first local shuttler in 17 years to win the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold men’s singles title since Indonesian-born Fung Permadi won it in 1999.[2][3][4] He won his first BWF Super Series title at the 2014 Yonex French Open, beating Wang Zhengming of China 10-21, 25-23, 21-19 in the finals.[5][6] He is the record holder of three consecutive Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold titles from 2012 till 2014.

Achievements[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Jonatan Christie 18–21, 22–20, 15–21 Silver Silver

Summer Universiade[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center, Hwasun, South Korea South Korea Jeon Hyeok-jin 19–21, 19–21 Bronze Bronze
2013 Tennis Academy, Kazan, Russia China Gao Huan 9–21, 9–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Chinese Taipei Chiang Kai-hsin China Zhang Nan
China Lu Lu
19–21, 19–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] 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.[8]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Fuzhou China Open Super 750 Japan Kento Momota 13–21, 21–11, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Denmark Open Super 750 Japan Kento Momota 20–22, 21–16, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Korea Open Super 500 Indonesia Tommy Sugiarto 21–13, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Singapore Open Super 500 Chinese Taipei Hsu Jen-hao 21–13, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 German Open Super 300 Hong Kong Ng Ka Long 21–19, 18–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 India Open Super 500 China Shi Yuqi 18–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 India Open Denmark Viktor Axelsen 13–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 French Open Malaysia Lee Chong Wei 13–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 French Open China Wang Zhengming 10–21, 25–23, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Chinese Taipei Open Chinese Taipei Wang Tzu-wei 18–21, 21–19, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 German Open Chinese Taipei Wang Tzu-wei 21–16, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Macau Open China Zhao Junpeng 11–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Chinese Taipei Open China Qiao Bin 21–18, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 German Open China Lin Dan 21–15, 17–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Chinese Taipei Open China Chen Long 21–15, 9–21, 6–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Bitburger Open Republic of Ireland Scott Evans 21–17, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 U.S. Open Vietnam Nguyễn Tiến Minh 19–21, 21–14, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Bitburger Open Germany Marc Zwiebler 13–21, 21–18, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Bitburger Open Germany Marc Zwiebler 21–19, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Chinese Taipei Open Vietnam Nguyễn Tiến Minh 11–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Canada Open Chinese Taipei Lin Yu-hsien 15–21, 21–16, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Dutch Open Chinese Taipei Hsueh Hsuan-yi 21–18, 15–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2012 Welsh International Malaysia Kuan Beng Hong 21–15, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Norwegian International Malaysia Tan Chun Seang 21–17, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Iceland International South Korea Ha Young-woong 21–19, 23–21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Iceland International Chinese Taipei Chiang Mei-hui Iceland Helgi Johannesson
Iceland Elin Thora Eliasdottir
21–16, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "www.tournamentsoftware.com".
  2. ^ "CHINESE TAIPEI OPEN Finals – Chou Tien Chen ends 17-year wait".
  3. ^ Liew, Badminton News Articles from BadmintonPlanet.com - Choong Hoong. "Chou Tien Chen wins Chinese Taipei Open - Latest Badminton News Articles , Badminton Rules, Badminton Strategies for Singles and Doubles, Badminton History,Badminton Photos!".
  4. ^ "Chou Tien Chen brought to tears after dream Yonex Chinese Taipei Open win". 4 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Taiwan's Chou sets national bar with Superseries triumph". Taipei Times. Central News Agency. 28 October 2014.
  6. ^ "FRENCH OPEN 2014 Finals – Historic Chou!".
  7. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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