16 March 1985 |
Eriko Hirose (廣瀬 栄理子 Eriko Hirose, born March 16, 1985) is a badminton player from Japan. She is ranked thirteenth in the world as a singles player as of June 2011.
She competed at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim. In the women's singles event she reached the third round before losing to Wang Chen of Hong Kong.
In the YONEX BWF World Championship 2010, she caused an upset over the world number one ranking player, Wang Yihan in the third round but lost to Wang Lin in the quarterfinals
In the YONEX All-England Open Badminton Championship 2011, she came second in the women's singles, losing in the final to China's Wang Shixian.