Ng Ka Long

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Angus Ng Ka Long
伍家朗
Angus Ng Ka-long.jpg
Personal information
Birth name伍家朗
Country Hong Kong
Born (1994-06-24) 24 June 1994 (age 25)[1]
Hong Kong[1]
ResidenceHong Kong[1]
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
HandednessRight[1]
Men's singles
Career title(s)8
Highest ranking6 (23 November 2017[1])
Current ranking11 (6 August 2019[1])
BWF profile
Ng Ka Long
Traditional Chinese伍家朗
Simplified Chinese伍家朗

Angus Ng Ka Long (born 24 June 1994) is a badminton player from Hong Kong. He has a career-high ranking of 6 in men's singles, and has beaten other top 10 players like Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei, Chen Long, Chou Tien-chen, Jan Ø. Jørgensen, and Son Wan-ho.

Early life and education[edit]

Ng trained at the Hong Kong Sports Institute. According to him, his father is the main influence to his career.[1]

Career[edit]

At the 2010 BWF World Junior Championships, Guadalajara he won a bronze medal in the men's doubles. He won gold in the men's doubles in 2012 in Chiba Prefecture. He won bronze in the 2012 Asian Junior Championships men's doubles.

In 2013, Ng participated in the 2013 BWF World Championships in Guangzhou, China, was the runner-up at the Vietnam International Challenge in men's singles, and competed in the 2013 East Asian Games in Tianjin for Hong Kong, winning a silver medal in the men's singles and bronze in the men's doubles.

In 2014, Ng won the China International Challenge, Osaka International Challenge and Irish Open. He was the runner-up at the Canadian Grand Prix and the Swiss International tournaments.

In 2015, Ng won the men's singles at the Austrian Open. He later won his first Grand Prix title at the Bitburger Open. [2] He also came second at the Canadian Grand Prix and reached the semifinals at the Hong Kong Super Series, having beaten top 10 players like Lin Dan and Chou Tien Chen before losing to the legendary Lee Chong Wei.

In 2016, Ng made history by becoming the first home player to win the men's singles title at the Hong Kong Open, beating India's Sameer Verma in the final.

Achievements[edit]

East Asian Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium,
Tianjin, China
Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Tsai Chia-hsin
11–21, 19–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena,
Chiba, Japan
Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei Japan Takuto Inoue
Japan Yuki Kaneko
21–16, 21–17 Gold Gold
2010 Domo del Code Jalisco,
Guadalajara, Mexico
Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei Malaysia Nelson Heg Wei Keat
Malaysia Teo Ee Yi
21–17, 15–21, 11–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei Indonesia Arya Maulana Aldiartama
Indonesia Edi Subaktiar
21–15, 24–26, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] 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.[4]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Thailand Open Super 500 Chinese Taipei Chou Tien-chen 14–21, 21–11, 21–23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 New Zealand Open Super 300 Indonesia Jonatan Christie 12–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 German Open Super 300 Chinese Taipei Chou Tien-chen 19–21, 21–18, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[5] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries had two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries featured twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[6] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Hong Kong Open India Sameer Verma 21–14, 10–21, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix had 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
2017 Malaysia Masters South Korea Lee Hyun-il 14–21, 21–15, 10–9 (retired) 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Bitburger Open Hong Kong Wong Wing Ki 21–12, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Canada Open Malaysia Lee Chong Wei 17–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Canada Open South Korea Lee Hyun-il 16–21, 14–21 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 Austrian International Malaysia Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin 14–21, 21–18, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Irish Open Chinese Taipei Wang Tzu-wei 21–18, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Swiss International Indonesia Jonatan Christie 11–9, 11–9, 6–11, 9–11, 10–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Osaka International Japan Riichi Takeshita 21–13, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 China International Hong Kong Wei Nan 21–16, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Vietnam International Malaysia Chan Kwong Beng 11–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NG Ka Long Angus Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. ^ Vandervorst, Elm. "BITBURGER OPEN Finals – Ka Long way to go". badzine.net. Archived from the original on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  6. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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