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Gabby Adcock
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Tontowi Ahmad - Liliyana Natsir vs Chris Adcock - Gabrielle White 21.jpg
Personal information
Full nameGabrielle Adcock
Birth nameGabrielle White
Country England
Born (1990-09-30) 30 September 1990 (age 28)[1]
Leeds, England[1]
ResidenceMilton Keynes, England[1]
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Career title(s)13
Highest ranking16 (WD 8 July 2010)
4 (XD 24 August 2017)
Current ranking10 (XD 25 June 2019)
BWF profile

Gabrielle Marie "Gabby" Adcock (born 30 September 1990; née White) is an English badminton player.[2]

Career[edit]

Gabby started playing badminton at aged 10 in the badminton club at her school and became a full-time player straight from school at 16. She competes in badminton as a doubles specialist.[1][2] In 2007, she won a bronze medal at the European Junior Badminton Championships in girls' doubles event partnered with Mariana Agathangelou.[3] At the 2007 BWF World Junior Championships, she won a silver medals in mixed doubles event partnered with Chris Adcock. They defeated by Lim Khim Wah and Ng Hui Lin of Malaysia in the finals round with the score 25-23, 20-22, and 19-21.[4] Prior to the London Olympics she was paired with Robert Blair and Jenny Wallwork, though both pairs failed to qualify.

Gabby and her partner in mixed doubles Chris Adcock

She paired up with her husband Chris Adcock, whom she married in 2013, and won the 2013 Hong Kong Super Series against the world No.1 and Olympic Champion, Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei, 21–12, 21–16 in the semifinals round.[5] They also won the 2014 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold against Chai Biao and Tang Jinhua 21–17, 21–13.[6] She competed in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, winning gold in the mixed doubles alongside her husband.[7]

In 2015, she became the champion in mixed doubles at 2015 BWF Super Series Masters Finals against Korean pair Ko Sung-hyun and Kim Ha-na.[8] In 2016, she competed at the Summer Olympics in mixed doubles event, but did not advance to the knocked out stage.[9]

In 2019, she qualified to represent Great Britain at the 2019 European Games, played in the mixed doubles with Chris Adcock. Competed as the top seeds the duo advance to the final stage, but was defeated by their compatriot Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith in straight games 14–21, 9–21, and settle for a silver medal.[10]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

ear Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Emirates Arena,
Glasgow, Scotland
England Chris Adcock China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
15–21, 21–23 Bronze Bronze

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Emirates Arena,
Glasgow, Scotland
England Lauren Smith Malaysia Lim Yin Loo
Malaysia Lai Pei Jing
16–21, 21–15, 21–16 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre,
Gold Coast, Australia
England Chris Adcock England Marcus Ellis
England Lauren Smith
19–21, 21–17, 21–16 Gold Gold
2014 Emirates Arena,
Glasgow, Scotland
England Chris Adcock England Chris Langridge
England Heather Olver
21–9, 21–12 Gold Gold

European Games[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Falcon Club,
Minsk, Belarus
United Kingdom Chris Adcock United Kingdom Marcus Ellis
United Kingdom Lauren Smith
14–21, 9–21 Silver Silver

European Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Palacio de Deportes de Huelva,
Huelva, Spain
England Chris Adcock Denmark Mathias Christiansen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
21–18, 17–21, 21–18 Gold Gold
2017 Sydbank Arena,
Kolding, Denmark
England Chris Adcock Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
21–17, 18–21, 21–19 Gold Gold

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Waitakere Trust Stadium,
Waitakere City, New Zealand
England Chris Adcock Malaysia Lim Khim Wah
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
25–23, 20–22, 19–21 Silver Silver

European Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Hermann-Neuberger-Halle,
Völklingen, Saarbrücken, Germany
England Mariana Agathangelou Belarus Olga Konon
Czech Republic Kristina Ludikova
20–22, 12–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[11] 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.[12]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Thailand Open Super 500 England Chris Adcock Indonesia Hafiz Faisal
Indonesia Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
12–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[13] 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,[14] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Dubai World Superseries Finals England Chris Adcock China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
12–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Dubai World Superseries Finals England Chris Adcock South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–14, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 French Open England Chris Adcock Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
9–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Hong Kong Open England Chris Adcock China Liu Cheng
China Bao Yixin
21–14, 24–22 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 levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Bitburger Open England Chris Adcock China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
16–21, 21–23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Bitburger Open England Chris Adcock Poland Robert Mateusiak
Poland Nadiezda Zieba
18–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Swiss Open England Chris Adcock China Chai Biao
China Tang Jinhua
21–17, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Bitburger Open England Chris Adcock Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
19–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Dutch Open England Marcus Ellis Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
15–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 German Open Scotland Robert Blair Japan Shintaro Ikeda
Japan Reiko Shiota
16–21, 21–16, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Welsh International England Lauren Smith Scotland Jillie Cooper
Scotland Kirsty Gilmour
21–7, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Denmark International England Lauren Smith Denmark Line Damkjaer Kruse
Denmark Marie Roepke
18–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Portugal International England Alexandra Langley England Helena Lewczynska
England Hayley Rogers
21–11, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Scottish International England Jenny Wallwork England Mariana Agathangelou
England Heather Olver
21–17, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Portugal International England Mariana Agathangelou China Zhang Xi
China Cai Jiani
17–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Scottish International England Mariana Agathangelou Russia Valeria Sorokina
Russia Nina Vislova
14–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Slovak International England Mariana Agathangelou England Suzanne Rayappan
England Sarah Bok
21–13, 14–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Welsh International England Marcus Ellis England Chris Langridge
England Heather Olver
22–20, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Scottish International England Marcus Ellis Netherlands Ruud Bosch
Netherlands Selena Piek
21–16, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Czech International England Marcus Ellis England Chris Langridge
England Heather Olver
20–22, 7–6 Retired 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Belgian International England Marcus Ellis England Chris Langridge
England Heather Olver
9–21, 21–10, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Spanish Open England Marcus Ellis France Ronan Labar
France Emilie Lefel
21–9, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Portugal International England Marcus Ellis Croatia Zvonimir Durkinjak
Croatia Stasa Poznanovic
21–17, 15–21, 24–22 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Portugal International England Chris Adcock China Zhang Yi
China Cai Jiani
14–21, 11–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Record Against Selected Opponents[edit]

Mixed Doubles results with Chris Adcock against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Gabrielle ADCOCK Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Gabby Adcock". www.badmintonengland.co.uk. Badminton England. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Badminton: China tops in junior badminton". www.nzherald.co.nz. The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Badminton: Chris Adcock & Gabby White into Hong Kong final". www.bbc.com. BBC. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Swiss Open 2014 - review: China Sweep Thwarted". www.bwfbadminton.org. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Glasgow 2014: Chris & Gabby Adcock win mixed doubles gold". www.bbc.com. BBC. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Chris and Gabby Adcock win the mixed doubles title at the World Superseries Finals". Daily Mail.
  9. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Chris and Gabby Adcock knocked out". www.bbc.com. BBC. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  10. ^ Bech, Rasmus (30 June 2019). "Smith and Ellis winning Team GB clash". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  11. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  13. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  14. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  15. ^ "Gabrielle Adcock: Head To Head". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 December 2016.

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