|Born||30 August 1994|
Mie Prefecture, Japan
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb)|
|Highest ranking||9 (6 September 2018)|
|Current ranking||12 (6 August 2019)|
Kenta Nishimoto (西本拳太 Nishimoto Kenta, born 30 August 1994) is a Japanese badminton player. In 2013, he reached the final of the Russia Open Grand Prix tournament, and became the runner-up after being defeated by Vladimir Ivanov of Russia.
|2018||Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia||Jonatan Christie||15–21, 21–15, 19–21||Bronze|
|2017||Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan||Wang Tzu-wei||16–21, 15–21||Silver|
BWF World Tour
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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.
|2019||German Open||Super 300||Kento Momota||10–21, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2018||Hong Kong Open||Super 500||Son Wan-ho||21–14, 17–21, 13–21||Runner-up|
|2018||Malaysia Masters||Super 500||Viktor Axelsen||13–21, 23–21, 18–21||Runner-up|
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.
|2017||French Open||Srikanth Kidambi||14–21, 13–21||Runner-up|
BWF Grand Prix
|2013||Russian Open||Vladimir Ivanov||17–21, 21–15, 14–21||Runner-up|
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- "西本拳太". www.badspi.jp (in Japanese). Badminton Spirit. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
- "Russia Open 2013 – And Aya makes six!". Badzine.net. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
- "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
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