Ko Sung-hyun

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고성현
Ko Sung-hyun
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Personal information
Country South Korea
Born (1987-05-21) 21 May 1987 (age 31)[1]
Chungbuk, South Korea
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (MD 14 November 2013)
1 (XD 8 December 2016)[1]
Current ranking75[1] (MD 29 November 2018)
BWF profile
Ko Sung-hyun
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGo Seong-hyeon
McCune–ReischauerKo Sŏng-hyŏn

Ko Sung-hyun (고성현; Korean pronunciation: [ko.sʌŋ.ɦjʌŋ]; born 21 May 1987) is an internationally elite badminton player from South Korea.[2] Ko Sung-hyun is a right-handed player who specializes in doubles events. His current partner in the men's doubles is Shin Baek-cheol.

His best performances to date were at the 2010 Hong Kong Super Series where he won the men's doubles tournament with Yoo Yeong-seong[3] and at the 2010 Paris World Championships where they reached the round of sixteen.

In mixed doubles Ko Sung-hyun and Ha Jung-eun reached the semifinals at the 2010 World Championships where they claimed the bronze medal.[4]

In 2014, Ko won his first Superseries title in mixed doubles with Kim Ha-na at the 2014 Australian Super Series.[5] Ko and Shin Baek-cheol won gold in 2014 BWF World Championships by defeating the first seed and also their own teammates, Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong. [6]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Ballerup Super Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
22–20, 21–23, 21–18 Gold Gold
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
22–24, 16–21 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France South Korea Ha Jung-eun China Zheng Bo
China Ma Jin
21–15, 11–21, 16–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Taipei Arena,
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
21–13, 22–20 Gold Gold
2009 Suwon Indoor Stadium,
Suwon, South Korea
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
18–21, 24–26 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
19–21, 11–21 Bronze Bronze
2013 Taipei Arena,
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
22–20, 21–17 Gold Gold

Summer Universiade[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
South Korea Lee Yong-dae Russia Vladimir Ivanov
Russia Ivan Sozonov
13–21, 21–13, 21–13 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] 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.[8]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Macau Open Super 300 South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–17, 13–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Bangka Belitung Indonesia Masters Super 100 South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Chinese Taipei Chang Ko-chi
Chinese Taipei Lu Chia-pin
21–23, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Vietnam Open Super 100 South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Yang Po-hsuan
22–20, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Korea Masters Super 300 South Korea Eom Hye-won South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–12, 15–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[9] 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,[10] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Japan Open South Korea Kim Gi-jung China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
12–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Indonesia Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol China Fu Haifeng
China Zhang Nan
21–16, 16–21, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 China Masters South Korea Lee Yong-dae Japan Hiroyuki Endo
Japan Kenichi Hayakawa
25–23, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Singapore Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
15–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Indonesia Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
14–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 India Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae China Liu Xiaolong
China Qiu Zihan
20–22, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Korea Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
19–21, 21–13, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 China Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
15–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 French Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae Thailand Bodin Issara
Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
22–24, 21–17, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Singapore Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
20–22, 21–11, 6–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 India Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Thailand Bodin Issara
Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
17–21, 21–14, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 China Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
17–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Hong Kong Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
21–19, 14–21, 23–21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 China Masters South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
14–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Swiss Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Malaysia Koo Kien Keat
Malaysia Tan Boon Heong
21–18, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 French Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
16–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Korea Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
21–14, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Japan Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
10–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Indonesia Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
15–21, 21–16, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Singapore Open South Korea Kim Ha-na China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
21–17, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Dubai World Super Series Finals South Korea Kim Ha-na England Chris Adcock
England Gabrielle Adcock
14–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 French Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–10, 15–21, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Denmark Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
20–22, 21–18, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Australian Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
21–16, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 India Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
16–21, 21–18, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 India Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
16–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 All England South Korea Ha Jung-eun China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
21–13, 15–21, 9–21 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 levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Jae-hwan Chinese Taipei Lee Jhe-huei
Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
21–19, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 New Zealand Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Ricky Karanda Suwardi
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 German Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
20–22, 21–18, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Macau Open South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Indonesia Berry Angriawan
Indonesia Rian Agung Saputro
22–20, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
21–16, 18–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
18–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Korea Masters South Korea Shin Baek-cheol South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
15–21, 21–18, 23–25 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Swiss Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae China Chai Biao
China Hong Wei
14–21, 21–18, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Syed Modi International South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Kang Ji-wook
South Korea Lee Sang-joon
21–13, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Korea Masters South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
21–12, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Korea Masters South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–15, 24–22 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Macau Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong China Chai Biao
China Guo Zhendong
19–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
23–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Canada Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae China Liu Xiaolong
China Qiu Zihan
21–18, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 U.S. Open South Korea Lee Yong-dae United States Howard Bach
United States Tony Gunawan
21–9, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Swiss Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–17, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Korea Masters South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–18, 18–21, 25–27 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Macau Open South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong Indonesia Alvent Yulianto Chandra
Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan
21–17, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Vietnam Open South Korea Kwon Yi-goo South Korea Cho Gun-woo
South Korea Kang Myeong-won
21–17, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Ha-na Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–19, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 German Open South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–19, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Korea Masters South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
19–21, 21–17, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Kim Ha-na South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–16, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 German Open South Korea Kim Ha-na Scotland Robert Blair
Scotland Imogen Bankier
15–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Eom Hye-won Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
24–22, 16–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Malaysia International South Korea Shin Baek-cheol Chinese Taipei Lin Shang-kai
Chinese Taipei Tseng Min-hao
21–18, 30–29 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 India International South Korea Lee Yong-dae South Korea Cho Gun-woo
South Korea Kim Dae-eun
21–11, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Korea International South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Jung Jae-sung
19–21, 21–15, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Osaka International South Korea Kwon Yi-goo Japan Keishi Kawaguchi
Japan Naoki Kawamae
21–11, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Korea International South Korea Kwon Yi-goo South Korea In Pyo-hong
South Korea Choi Min-ho
21–10, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Korea International South Korea Ha Jung-eun South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
14–21, 21–15, 9–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "KO Sung Hyun Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  2. ^ "VICTOR│The Official Site – Players". Victorsport.com. 15 August 2009.
  3. ^ "YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Super Series 2010 – Organization". tournamentsoftware.com.
  4. ^ "YONEX BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2010 – Organization". tournamentsoftware.com.
  5. ^ "The Star Australian Badminton Open 2014 – Day 6: Superseries Hat-trick for Lee/Yoo". bwfbadminton.org. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Review: Epic Battles in Ballerup". bwfbadminton.org. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  7. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  9. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  10. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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