Kazumasa Sakai

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Kazumasa Sakai
Personal information
Birth name Kazumasa Sakai
Country  Japan
Born (1990-02-13) 13 February 1990 (age 27)
Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Handedness Right
Men's single
Highest ranking 29 (19 September 2013)
Current ranking 31 (22 June 2017)
BWF profile

Kazumasa Sakai (坂井一将, Sakai Kazumasa, born 13 February 1990) is a male Japanese badminton player who is single specialist.[1][2]

Achievements[edit]

East Asian Games[edit]

Men's Singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China China Wang Zhengming 11–21, 17–21 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 Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: 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 Indonesia Open India Srikanth Kidambi 11-21, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     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
2012 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Malkov 21-17, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner


     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International South Korea Jeon Hyeok-jin 21-15, 17-21, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Portugal International Norway Marius Myhre 21-13, 21-13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 China International China Qiao Bin 14-21, 12-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Scottish International India Anand Pawar 21-10, 11-21, 17-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Osaka International Japan Kazushi Yamada Walkover 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "選手・スタッフ紹介: 坂井 一将 Kazumasa Sakai". www.unisys.co.jp (in Japanese). Unisys. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Players: Kazumasa Sakai". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 

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