Luo Yu

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Luo Yu
Luo Yu 2014.jpg
Luo Yu at the 2014 Badminton Asia Championships
Personal information
Birth name骆晓霜
Luo Xiaoshuang
Country China
Born (1991-01-11) 11 January 1991 (age 28)
Shandong, China
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (WD) 10 March 2016
86 (XD) 29 November 2012
BWF profile
Luo Yu
Traditional Chinese駱羽
Simplified Chinese骆羽

Luo Yu (Chinese: 骆羽; born 11 January 1991) is a Chinese badminton player who specializes in doubles. Her current partner is her twin sister, Luo Ying.[1] The twins competed at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics but did not advance to the knocked-out stage after placing third in the group stage.[2] The biggest title of their career to date, the 2015 BWF Superseries Finals, sent the pair to #1 in the world rankings.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Asia Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Luo Ying China Ma Jin
China Tang Yuanting
12–21, 0–0 Retired Bronze Bronze
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
China Luo Ying South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–18, 21–18 Gold Gold

Summer Universiade[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
China Tian Qing South Korea Jang Ye-na
South Korea Kim So-young
25–27, 21–15, 21–23 Silver Silver

Asia Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Luo Ying China Tang Jinhua
China Xia Huan
21–14, 17–21, 13–21 Silver Silver

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels, the Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Korea Open China Luo Ying South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
13–21, 11–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 World Superseries Finals China Luo Ying Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
14–21, 21–9, 14–4 Retired 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 French Open China Luo Ying China Huang Yaqiong
China Tang Jinhua
13–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Open China Luo Ying South Korea Jang Ye-na
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
21–18, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 India Open China Luo Ying Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
19–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Korea Open China Luo Ying China Bao Yixin
China Tang Jinhua
17–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 China Masters China Cheng Shu China Bao Yixin
China Zhong Qianxin
12–21, 15–21 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, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the BWF since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Chinese Taipei Open China Luo Ying China Huang Dongping
China Zhong Qianxin
18–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 China Masters China Luo Ying China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
16–21, 21–15, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Open China Luo Ying Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
17–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 China Masters China Luo Ying China Huang Yaqiong
China Yu Xiaohan
21–17, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Indonesian Masters China Luo Ying China Huang Dongping
China Jia Yifan
19–21, 21–15, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Australian Open China Luo Ying Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
12–21, 21–18, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Indonesian Masters China Luo Ying Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
11–21, 21–18, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China International China Luo Ying China Ou Dongni
China Xiong Mengjing
21–13, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "羽球Twins闪亮登场 双胞胎成为赛场另类风景线". gdzjdaily.com.cn (in Chinese). 18 December 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Olympics-Badminton-Women's doubles Group B results". www.reuters.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Chinese twins win women's doubles of Dubai World Superseries 2015". news.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.

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