Miyuki Maeda

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Miyuki Maeda
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Reika Kakiiwa - Miyuki Maeda vs Bao Yixin - Tang Jinhua 28.jpg
Miyuki Maeda at the 2013 French Super Series.
Personal information
Born October 14, 1985 (1985-10-14) (age 31)
Kirishima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in)

Miyuki Maeda (前田 美順 Maeda Miyuki?, born October 14, 1985, in Kirishima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese female international badminton player.[1] She competed in three Asian Games editions from 2006 to 2014.[2]

Career[edit]

Maeda's first major success was at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. With her women's doubles partner Satoko Suetsuna they finished fourth, the 2nd best performance to date by Japanese badminton players at the Olympics. The two have continued to compete together after the Olympics and have maintained a top six ranking since March 2010.[3] On the national level they won their first doubles title in 2010.

In the mixed doubles Maeda starts now with Noriyasu Hirata, winning the national championships in 2009 and 2010.

Achievements[edit]

Individual Titles[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score
2007 U.S. Open Japan Satoko Suetsuna Japan Aki Akao
Japan Tomomi Matsuda
16-21, 21-14, 21-15
2010 Denmark Open Japan Satoko Suetsuna Japan Shizuka Matsuo
Japan Mami Naito
21-17, 21-14
2011 India Open Japan Satoko Suetsuna Japan Mizuki Fujii
Japan Reika Kakiiwa
26-24, 21-15
2011 Malaysia Masters Japan Satoko Suetsuna Japan Shizuka Matsuo
Japan Mami Naito
21-18, 21-13
2013 India Open Japan Satoko Suetsuna Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
12-21, 23-21, 21-18

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score
2007 Osaka International Japan Keita Masuda South Korea Cho Gun-woo
South Korea Hong Soo-jung
21-10, 21-9
2007 U.S. Open Japan Keita Masuda United States Howard Bach
United States Eva Lee
19-21, 21-11, 21-19
     BWF Super Series tournament
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament
     BWF International Challenge tournament

Individual runners-up[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score
2008 India Open Japan Satoko Suetsuna Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
17-21, 16-21
2008 Indonesia Open Japan Satoko Suetsuna Indonesia Vita Marissa
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
15-21, 14-21
2011 Syed Modi International Japan Satoko Suetsuna Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
Singapore Yao Lei
17-21, 18-21
2012 China Open Japan Satoko Suetsuna China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
19-21, 7-14 Retired
2014 Japan Open Japan Reika Kakiiwa Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
13-21, 17-21
     BWF Super Series Premier tournament
     BWF Super Series tournament
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Women's Doubles results with Satoko Suetsuna against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miyuki Maeda Biography and Olympic Results | Olympics". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  2. ^ "MAEDA Miyuki". Incheon 2014 official website. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Badminton World Federation - BWF World Ranking - BWF世界排名榜". Bwfbadminton.org. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  4. ^ "Tournament Software". tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.