Eva Lee

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Eva Lee
Personal information
Country  United States
Born (1986-08-07) August 7, 1986 (age 30)
British Hong Kong
Residence Diamond Bar, California
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Johanna Lee
Women's
Highest ranking 189 (WS) 22 Oct 2009
17 (WD) 2 Apr 2015
37 (XD) 12 Mar 2015
BWF profile

Eva Lee (Chinese: 李意恒, born August 7, 1986) is a Chinese American badminton player.[1][2]

Eva Lee at the U.S. Open International Badminton tournament in 2009 with her partner Howard Bach.

Career[edit]

1997[edit]

She started to play badminton and trained with her first coach Peter Baum (former US National Team member).

1998[edit]

She took her first three crown titles in US Junior National Championships.

1999[edit]

She captured her first crown title in Canadian Junior Open(under 17 Singles).

2005 World Championships[edit]

She played at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim and lost in the first round.

2006 Intercollegiate Championships[edit]

She was both singles and doubles champion at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships.

2006 Canadian International[edit]

In 2006 Eva Lee grabbed three titles at the Canadian Open.[3]

2006 Boston Badminton Open[edit]

At the Boston Badminton Open she won the doubles title together with Mesinee Mangkalakiri.

2007 Pan American Games[edit]

Lee also competed in badminton at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro. She won three gold medals, one in women's singles, one in women's doubles with Mesinee Mangkalakiri, and another in mixed doubles with Howard Bach.[4]

2008 Beijing Olympics[edit]

Lee lost in the first round to Canadian Anna Rice. While losing the first game, she made a quick comeback in the second and won. In the third, she maintained lead until halfway through where Anna Rice took command and finished through.

Achievements[edit]

Pan American Games[edit]

Women's Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2007 Riocentro Sports Complex Pavilion 4B,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Canada Charmaine Reid 21-14, 21-18 Gold Gold

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Atos Markham Pan Am Centre,
Toronto, Canada
United States Paula Lynn Obanana Brazil Lohaynny Vicente
Brazil Luana Vicente
21–14, 21–6 Gold Gold
2011 Multipurpose Gymnasium,
Guadalajara, Mexico
United States Paula Lynn Obanana Canada Alex Bruce
Canada Michelle Li
21–12, 16-21, 19-21 Bronze Bronze
2007 Riocentro Sports Complex Pavilion 4B,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
United States Mesinee Mangkalakiri Canada Charmaine Reid
Canada Fiona McKee
21-14, 21-15 Gold Gold

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Multipurpose Gymnasium,
Guadalajara, Mexico
United States Halim Haryanto Canada Toby Ng
Canada Grace Gao
13-21, 21-9, 17-21 Silver Silver
2007 Riocentro Sports Complex Pavilion 4B,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
United States Howard Bach Canada Mike Beres
Canada Val Loker
21-19, 21-16 Gold Gold

Pan Am Championships[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Markham Pan Am Centre,
Markham, Canada
United States Paula Lynn Obanana Brazil Lohaynny Vicente
Brazil Luana Vicente
23-21, 21-14 Gold Gold
2013 Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
United States Paula Lynn Obanana Canada Alex Bruce
Canada Phyllis Chan
21-15, 21-13 Gold Gold
2007 Calgary Winter Club,
Calgary, Canada
United States Mesinee Mangkalakiri Canada Fiona McKee
Canada Charmaine Reid
20-22, 21-17, 18-21 Silver Silver

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
United States Howard Shu Canada Toby Ng
Canada Alex Bruce
12-21, 21-23 Silver Silver
2007 Calgary Winter Club,
Calgary, Canada
United States Howard Bach Canada Mike Beres
Canada Valerie Loker
21-18, 21-17 Gold Gold

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 U.S. Grand Prix United States Paula Lynn Obanana Chinese Taipei Hsieh Pei-chen
Chinese Taipei Wu Ti-jung
16-21, 10-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 U.S. Grand Prix United States Howard Shu Germany Peter Kaesbauer
Germany Isabel Herttrich
12-21, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 U.S. Open United States Howard Bach Canada Alvin Lau
Canada Jiang Xuelian
21-13, 21-12 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
2006 Canadian International Canada Julien Denyse 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Yonex / K&D Graphics International United States Paula Lynn Obanana United States Jing Yu Hong
United States Beiwen Zhang
17-21, 20-22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Tahiti International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Japan Akane Araki
Japan Ayaka Kawasaki
13-21, 12-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Austrian Open United States Paula Lynn Obanana Russia Ekaterina Bolotova
Russia Evgeniya Kosetskaya
11-21, 21-23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Chile International Challenge United States Paula Lynn Obanana Brazil Lohaynny Vicente
Brazil Luana Vicente
21–17, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Bulgarian International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
14-21, 10-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Guatemala International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Germany Johanna Goliszewski
Germany Carla Nelte
18-21, 22-24 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 USA International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Japan Naoko Fukuman
Japan Kurumi Yonao
10-21, 23-25 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Guatemala International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Brazil Paula B Pereira
Brazil Fabiana Silva
11-3, 11-3, 11-10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Peru International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Canada Nicole Grether
Canada Charmaine Reid
21–14, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Bulgarian International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
15-21, 10-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Canadian International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Canada Alex Bruce
Canada Phyllis Chan
15-21, 14-21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Tahiti International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Canada Alex Bruce
Canada Michelle Li
21-13, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Polish Open United States Paula Lynn Obanana England Mariana Agathangelou
England Heather Olver
12-21, 21-23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Austrian International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Malaysia Ng Hui Ern
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
16-21, 18-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Swedish Masters United States Paula Lynn Obanana England Mariana Agathangelou
England Heather Olver
15-21, 12-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Norwegian International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Netherlands Lotte Jonathans
Netherlands Paulien Van Dooremalen
17-21, 21-6, 21-13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Brazil International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Canada Alex Bruce
Canada Michelle Li
21-14, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Guatemala International United States Paula Lynn Obanana Canada Grace Gao
Canada Joycelyn Ko
19-21, 21-18, 21-13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Brazil International United States Paula Lynn Obanana United States Iris Wang
United States Rena Wang
14-21, 21-11, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Irish International United States Mesinee Mangkalakiri Republic of Ireland Huang Bing
Republic of Ireland Chloe Magee
15-21, 21-9, 11-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Canadian International United States Mesinee Mangkalakiri Germany Hueckstaedt Caren
Switzerland Razi Huwaina
1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Guatemala International United States Howard Shu United States Phillip Chew
United States Jamie Subandhi
10-11, 11-5, 11-10, 8-11, 11-5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Peru International United States Christian Yahya Christianto Canada Derrick Ng
Canada Michelle Li
21-16, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Italian International Croatia Zvonimir Durkinjak Netherlands Jacco Arends
Netherlands Selena Piek
23-21, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Brazil International United States Halim Haryanto Australia Glenn Warfe
Australia Leanne Choo
21-11, 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Peru International United States Halim Haryanto Canada Toby Ng
Canada Grace Gao
11-21, 21-14, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Brazil International United States Halim Haryanto United States Hock Lai Lee
United States Priscilla Lun
21-11, 22-20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Irish International United States Howard Bach Belgium Wouter Claes
Belgium Nathalie Descamps
21-10, 21-13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2006 Canadian International United States Howard Bach Canada William Milroy
Canada Tammy Sun
1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletes: Eva Lee Badminton". www.teamusa.org. Badminton USA. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Badminton - Athlete Profile: Lee Eva". results.toronto2015.org. Toronto 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  3. ^ Canadian International 2006: Eva's Hat-trick
  4. ^ Eva Lee Wins Two More Gold

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