Tan Kian Meng

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Tan Kian Meng
Personal information
Born (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 25)[1]
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia[1]
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
HandednessRight[1]
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking9 (XD 8 December 2016)
Current ranking26 (XD 9 April 2019)
BWF profile

Tan Kian Meng (Chinese: 陈健铭; pinyin: Chén Jiànmíng) is a Malaysian badminton player who specializes in the doubles events. He is currently playing with Lai Pei Jing in mixed doubles. Originally a singles player, he switched to play in the doubles events since August 2014 due to slow career progress.[2]

Achievements[edit]

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]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Singapore Open Super 500 Malaysia Lai Pei Jing Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
14–21, 6–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Malaysia Masters Malaysia Lai Pei Jing Malaysia Goh Soon Huat
Malaysia Shevon Jamie Lai
21–17, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Thailand Open Malaysia Lai Pei Jing Hong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Indonesian Masters Malaysia Lai Pei Jing Indonesia Ronald Alexander
Indonesia Melati Daeva Oktaviani
16–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Vietnam Open Malaysia Lai Pei Jing Indonesia Alfian Eko Prasetya
Indonesia Annisa Saufika
21–16, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Chinese Taipei Open Malaysia Lai Pei Jing China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
13–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Malaysia Masters Malaysia Lai Pei Jing China Zheng Siwei
China Li Yinhui
14–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Polish Open Malaysia Lai Pei Jing Poland Robert Mateusiak
Poland Nadieżda Zięba
11–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Vietnam International Series Malaysia Peck Yen Wei Indonesia Rian Swastedian
Indonesia Masita Mahmudin
13–21, 21–19, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "TAN Kian Meng Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ Paul, Rajes (21 January 2016). "Kian Meng growing from strength to strength". The Star. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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