Sayaka Sato

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Sayaka Sato
Personal information
Country  Japan
Born (1991-03-29) 29 March 1991 (age 27)
Sendai, Japan
Residence Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Handedness Left
Women's single
Highest ranking 12 (10 November 2016)
Current ranking 13 (24 May 2018)
BWF profile

Sayaka Sato (佐藤 冴香, Satō Sayaka, born 29 March 1991) is a Japanese badminton player. She competed for Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati, Pune, India India Saina Nehwal 9–21, 18–21 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 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.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Indonesia Open South Korea Sung Ji-hyun 21–13, 17–21, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Indonesia Open India Saina Nehwal 19–21, 21–13, 11–21 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 level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Syed Modi International South Korea Sung Ji-hyun 21–12, 18–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Mexico City Grand Prix South Korea Bae Yeon-ju 21–15, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Korea Masters China Sun Yu 22–20, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 U.S. Open Japan Nozomi Okuhara 16–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Scottish Open Spain Beatriz Corrales 21–18, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Korea Masters Japan Nozomi Okuhara 17–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 U.S. Open Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying 16–21, 21–19, 6–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 New Zealand Open Indonesia Maria Febe Kusumastuti 21–10, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Osaka International Japan Sayaka Takahashi 11–21, 21–15, 27–29 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 USA International Japan Kaori Imabeppu 19–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 New Zealand International Singapore Gu Juan 21–14, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 North Shore City International Japan Misaki Matsutomo 21–18, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Waikato International Japan Ayaka Takahashi 11–21, 21–17, 26–28 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yonex Badminton Team". www.yonex.co.jp (in Japanese). Yonex. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Players: Sayaka Sato". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 

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