Liew Daren

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Liew Daren
Personal information
Country  Malaysia
Born (1987-08-06) 6 August 1987 (age 29)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Handedness Right
Men's singles
Career title(s) 3
Highest ranking 10 (7 March 2013)
Current ranking 54 (25 May 2017)
BWF profile
Liew Daren
Traditional Chinese 劉國倫
Simplified Chinese 刘国伦

Liew Daren (born 6 August 1987 in Kuala Lumpur) is a Malaysian professional badminton player.[1] His biggest success to date is having won the 2012 French Open Super Series.[2] He reached a career high ranking of World No.10.[3] He also represented Malaysia competed at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games and 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.[4][5]

Career[edit]

During the 2012 Thomas Cup quarter-final, he was defeated by Lin Dan from China, but not before he brought it into a rubber game of 21–17, 9–21 and 5–21. His best performance was during the Yonex French Open, where he won his first Super Series title on 28 October 2012 after beating Viktor Axelsen from Denmark with the scores of 21–18 and 21–17.[2]

The 2014 Thomas Cup finals saw Liew facing off against Takuma Ueda from Japan in a gripping battle to break the tie between Malaysia and Japan, who were even at 2–2 as they entered the decisive third Men's Singles match. Liew lost to Ueda after the match went into a rubber game, scoring 21–12, 18–21 and 21–17.[6]

Achievements[edit]

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 level such as 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
2012 French Open Denmark Viktor Axelsen 21–18, 21–17 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 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
2016 Korea Masters South Korea Son Wan-ho 13–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Chinese Taipei Masters India Sourabh Varma 10–12, 10–12, 3–3 Retired 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Polish Open Denmark Emil Holst 21–15, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Chinese Taipei Satellite Singapore Erwin Djohan 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

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