Michael Fuchs (badminton)

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Michael Fuchs
Badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics 9327.jpg
Personal information
Birth nameMichael Fuchs
Country Germany
Born (1982-04-22) 22 April 1982 (age 36)[1]
Würzburg, Germany
ResidenceSaarbrücken, Germany
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Years active2001
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking15 (MD) 6 (XD)
Current rankingRetired
BWF profile

Michael Fuchs (born 22 April 1982 in Würzburg) is a retired international level badminton player from Germany.[2]

Michael Fuchs concentrates on doubles badminton competing with Johannes Schöttler in Men's and with Birgit Michels in the Mixed event. Fuchs and Michels have risen as high as sixth in the world rankings for their event. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Fuchs and Michels reached the quarter finals.

Michael Fuchs with his partner in mixed doubles Birgit Michels

Achievements[edit]

European Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Telenor Arena,
Karlskrona, Sweden
Germany Oliver Roth Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
11–21, 11–21 Silver Silver
2010 Manchester Evening News Arena,
Manchester, England
Germany Ingo Kindervater Denmark Lars Paaske
Denmark Jonas Rasmussen
10–21, 12–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Australian Open Germany Birgit Michels South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
16–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Japan Open Germany Birgit Michels China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
12–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 French Open Germany Birgit Michels Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
15–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     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. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Bitburger Open Germany Johannes Schöttler Malaysia Ong Yew Sin
Malaysia Teo Ee Yi
16–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner up
2016 Brasil Open Germany Fabian Holzer Germany Jones Ralfy Jansen
Germany Josche Zurwonne
21–19, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Scottish Open Germany Johannes Schöttler England Andrew Ellis
England Peter Mills
21–15, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Dutch Open Germany Ingo Kindervater Germany Kristof Hopp
Germany Johannes Schöttler
15–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Thessaloniki Grand Prix Germany Roman Spitko England Anthony Clark
England Robert Blair
6–15, 9–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 U.S. Grand Prix Germany Birgit Michels South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Eom Hye-won
12–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner up
2013 Bitburger Open Germany Birgit Michels England Chris Adcock
England Gabrielle White
21–19, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 London Grand Prix Gold Germany Birgit Michels England Chris Langridge
England Heather Olver
21–19, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Canada Open Germany Birgit Michels Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
21–10, 23–21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Bitburger Open Germany Birgit Michels China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
20–22, 9–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 U.S. Open Germany Birgit Michels Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
21–19, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF / IBF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 USA International Germany Johannes Schöttler Chinese Taipei Lin Chia-yu
Chinese Taipei Wu Hsiao-lin
21–16, 21–23, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Guatemala International Germany Johannes Schöttler India Manu Attri
India B. Sumeeth Reddy
21–17, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Italian International Germany Johannes Schöttler England Marcus Ellis
England Chris Langridge
11–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Morocco International Germany Oliver Roth Germany Ingo Kindervater
Germany Johannes Schöttler
15–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Belgian International Germany Oliver Roth Germany Ingo Kindervater
Germany Johannes Schöttler
Walkover 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Norwegian International Germany Ingo Kindervater Netherlands Ruud Bosch
Netherlands Koen Ridder
21–18, 19–21, 21–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Irish International Germany Roman Spitko United States Khan Bob Malaythong
United States Howard Bach
15–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Belgian International Germany Roman Spitko Germany Kristof Hopp
Germany Ingo Kindervater
27–25, 15–21, 7–21 Retired 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Dutch International Germany Roman Spitko Germany Kristof Hopp
Germany Ingo Kindervater
10–21, 11–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Swedish International Germany Roman Spitko Denmark Anders Kristiansen
Denmark Simon Mollyhus
21–16, 15–21, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Irish International Germany Roman Spitko France Mihail Popov
France Svetoslav Stoyanov
15–9, 5–15, 9–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Belgian International Germany Roman Spitko Germany Kristof Hopp
Germany Ingo Kindervater
6–15, 10–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Dutch International Germany Roman Spitko Germany Kristof Hopp
Germany Ingo Kindervater
8–15, 6–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 Czech International Germany Roman Spitko Canada Mike Beres
Canada William Milroy
12–15, 13–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 Italian International Germany Tim Dettmann Germany Arnd Vetters
Germany Franklin Wahab
0–7, 3–7, 1–7 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 White Nights Germany Birgit Michels Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Nina Vislova
21–9, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 USA International Germany Birgit Michels Singapore Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
Singapore Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
21–16, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Czech International Germany Birgit Michels Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Nina Vislova
18–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Guatemala International Germany Birgit Michels France Ronan Labar
France Emilie Lefel
21–15, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Dutch International Germany Birgit Michels Republic of Ireland Sam Magee
Republic of Ireland Chloe Magee
21–14, 18–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Norwegian International Germany Birgit Michels Netherlands Jorrit de Ruiter
Netherlands Samantha Barning
21–16, 21–23, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Bulgarian International Germany Birgit Michels Germany Peter Kaesbauer
Germany Isabel Herttrich
21–9, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Kharkiv International Germany Birgit Michels Singapore Chayut Triyachart
Singapore Yao Lei
21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Morocco International Germany Birgit Michels Canada Toby Ng
Canada Grace Gao
21–15, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Norwegian International Germany Birgit Michels Russia Evgeny Dremin
Russia Anastasia Russkikh
22–20, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Belgian International Germany Birgit Michels Germany Johannes Schöttler
Germany Sandra Marinello
22–20, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Scotland International Germany Annekatrin Lillie England Robert Adcock
England Heather Olver
21–16, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Norwegian International Germany Annekatrin Lillie Germany Till Zander
Germany Gitte Köhler
23–21, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

Record Against Selected Opponents[edit]

Mixed Doubles results with Birgit Michels against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael FUCHS Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Michael Fuchs". Badminton.de. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012.
  3. ^ "tournamentsoftware.com". tournamentsoftware.com.

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