Sayaka Takahashi

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Sayaka Takahashi
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1992-07-29) 29 July 1992 (age 26)
Kashihara, Nara, Japan
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb; 9 st 6 lb)
HandednessLeft
Women's singles
Highest ranking11 (3 April 2014)
Current ranking11 (2 August 2018)
BWF profile

Sayaka Takahashi (高橋 沙也加, Takahashi Sayaka, born 29 July 1992) is a Japanese badminton player who is single specialist.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Takahashi is the younger sister of Ayaka Takahashi who is a badminton doubles player.

Achievements[edit]

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium, Gimcheon, South Korea South Korea Sung Ji-hyun 21–23, 13–21 Bronze Bronze
2013 Taipei Arena, Taipei, Chinese Taipei China Li Xuerui 18–21, 21–18, 12–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[2] 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.[3]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Akita Masters Super 100 Japan Mako Urushizaki 21–11, 13–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Singapore Open Super 500 China Gao Fangjie 25–23, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Canada Open Super 100 China Li Xuerui 20–22, 21–15, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300 China Zhang Yiman 21–13, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Swiss Open Super 300 Japan Natsuki Nidaira 21–12, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

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
2017 Vietnam Open Vietnam Vu Thi Trang 21–9, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Malaysia Masters Japan Nozomi Okuhara 13–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 German Open South Korea Sung Ji-hyun 21–17, 8–21, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Australian Open Thailand Nitchaon Jindapon 24–22, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Canada Open Japan Nozomi Okuhara 8–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Malaysia Masters Thailand Busanan Ongbumrungpan 17–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Osaka International South Korea Lee Jang-mi 21–16, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Portugal International Japan Chisato Hoshi 21–10, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Malaysia International Malaysia Ho Yen Mei 21–17, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Osaka International Japan Sayaka Sato 21–11, 15–21, 29–27 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Portugal International Japan Aya Ohori 21–13, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Scottish International South Korea Kim Hyo-min 21–6, 21–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Maldives International Japan Yu Wakita 21–17, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Osaka International Japan Yui Hashimoto 22–20, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Austrian International Hong Kong Chan Tsz Ka 21–17, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "選手・スタッフ紹介: 高橋 沙也加 Sayaka Takahashi" (in Japanese). Nihon Unisys. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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