Lu Kai (badminton)

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Lu Kai
TOTAL BWF World Champs 2015 Day 2 Lu Kai.jpg
Personal information
Birth name鲁恺
Country China
Born (1991-10-04) October 4, 1991 (age 28)[1][2]
Nanning, Guangxi, China[1]
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
HandednessRight[1]
Highest ranking13 (MD 9 April 2015), 2 (XD 2 February 2018)
Current ranking284 (MD), 34 (XD) (1 November 2018[3])
BWF profile

Lu Kai (Chinese: 鲁恺; pinyin: Lǔ Kǎi) is a Chinese badminton player who specializes in doubles.[4] In 2009, he won the gold medal at the Asian Junior Championships in the mixed doubles event partnered with Bao Yixin.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Cai Yun Indonesia Muhammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
12–21, 21–18, 16–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Huang Yaqiong Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–18, 21–11 Gold Gold

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
China Bao Yixin Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Della Destiara Haris
19–21, 18–21 Bronze Bronze

Asia Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
China Bao Yixin China Liu Peixuan
China Xia Huan
21–15, 21–19 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] 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.[7]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 SaarLorLux Open Super 100 China Chen Lu England Marcus Ellis
England Lauren Smith
21–19, 18–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Denmark Open China Liu Cheng South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
8–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Australian Open China Liu Cheng South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
16–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Singapore Open China Cai Yun Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Tsai Chia-hsin
21–19, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Singapore Open China Huang Yaqiong Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
19–21, 21–16, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Malaysia Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
15–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 India Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
24–22, 14–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 All England China Huang Yaqiong Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–19, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Australian Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 India Open China Huang Yaqiong Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
21–13, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Singapore Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
Walkover 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 Macau Open China Zhang Nan Chinese Taipei Lee Jhe-huei
Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
21–17, 18–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Swiss Open China Cai Yun Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
21–19, 14–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 German Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zhang Nan
China Li Yinhui
20–22, 11–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Swiss Open China Huang Yaqiong China Liu Cheng
China Bao Yixin
17–21, 22–20, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 China Masters China Huang Yaqiong China Wang Yilv
China Xia Huan
21–12, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Malaysia Masters China Huang Yaqiong Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–14, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Macau Open China Huang Yaqiong South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
17–21, 21–18, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "鲁恺:高人成劣势天降磨难 不言大志向瞄准一队". news.sports.cn (in Chinese). 19 May 2011. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  2. ^ "鲁恺_Lu Kai羽毛球星排名". www.badmintoncn.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  3. ^ "LU Kai Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Players: Lu Kai". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Asian Juniors 2009 – None can Top China". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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