Shiho Tanaka

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Shiho Tanaka
田中志穗
Sayaka Takahashi & Shiho Tanaka.jpg
Sayaka Takahashi (left) and Tanaka (right) at Australia Open Super Series 2017
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1992-09-05) 5 September 1992 (age 27)
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
ResidenceAkita, Akita, Japan
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking4 (14 June 2018)
Current ranking8 (30 July 2019)
BWF profile

Shiho Tanaka (田中志穗, Tanaka Shiho, born 5 September 1992) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2]

Career[edit]

In 2011, she won Osaka International tournament in women's doubles event with her partner Miri Ichimaru.[3] In 2012, she participated at the World University Badminton Championships and won the women's doubles event after beating Chinese Taipei pairs Tai Tzu-ying and Pai Hsiao-ma 22–20, 21–11.[4] In 2015, she became the runner-up of Chinese Taipei Masters tournament partnered with Koharu Yonemoto.[5] In 2016, she won the US Open, and became the runner-up of Vietnam International tournaments.[6][7]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Indoor Arena,
Nanjing, China
Japan Koharu Yonemoto Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
19–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

Summer Universiade[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center, Hwasun, South Korea South Korea Sung Ji-hyun 13–21, 12–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[8] 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.[9]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Thailand Open Super 500 Japan Koharu Yonemoto China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
21–19, 14–21, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Denmark Open Super 750 Japan Koharu Yonemoto Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
19–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries[edit]

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Dubai World Superseries Finals Japan Koharu Yonemoto Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
21–16, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Denmark Open Japan Koharu Yonemoto South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
13–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 India Open Japan Koharu Yonemoto Japan Naoko Fukuman
Japan Kurumi Yonao
16–21, 21–19, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Chinese Taipei Masters Japan Koharu Yonemoto Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
10–11, 5–11, 7–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 U.S. Open Japan Koharu Yonemoto Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
20–22, 21–15, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Masters Japan Koharu Yonemoto Indonesia Anggia Shitta Awanda
Indonesia Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istirani
19–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Vietnam International Japan Koharu Yonemoto Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Chiharu Shida
26–28, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Osaka International Japan Miri Ichimaru Japan Yuriko Miki
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
19–21 21–18 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Shiho Tanaka". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Shiho Tanaka 田中志穗 No. 9". hokutobadmintonclub.jp (in Japanese). Hokuto Bank. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Osaka Int'l 2011-New generation". www.badzine.net. Badzine.net. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Good as Double Gold for Korea's Kim". www.bwfbadminton.org. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Anggia/Ketut Raih Gelar Juara Ganda Putri". www.pikiran-rakyat.com (in Indonesian). Pikiran Rakyat. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Lee and Obanana win big at California's U.S. Open". www.nbcolympics.com. NBCUniversal. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Vietnam wins two gold medals at Hanoi Challenger". www.vietnambreakingnews.com. VietnamBreakingNews. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  8. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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