Tang Jinhua

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Tang Jinhua
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Reika Kakiiwa - Miyuki Maeda vs Bao Yixin - Tang Jinhua 02.jpg
Personal information
Country China
Born (1992-01-08) 8 January 1992 (age 27)
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Retired16 May 2019
HandednessRight
CoachChen Qiqiu
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (WD 29 May 2014)
30 (XD 2 May 2013)
BWF profile

Tang Jinhua (Chinese: 汤金华; pinyin: Tāng Jīnhuá; born 8 January 1992 in Nanjing) is a Chinese female badminton doubles player who competes at the highest level for some years now. She won the women's and mixed doubles categories with different partners, Tang graduated from Hunan University.[1]

Career[edit]

Tang (left) with Xia Huan

In 2009, she conquered the World Junior girls' doubles title partnered with Xia Huan at the 2009 BWF World Junior Championships held in Alor Setar, Malaysia. One year later at Guadalajara, Mexico they almost managed to defend their World Junior title reaching the final which they eventually lost to compatriots Bao Yixin and Ou Dongni (13-21, 18-21). The couple also won both the 2009 Asian Junior Badminton Championships and the 2010 Asian Junior Badminton Championships.[2] In October 2010, the young couple reached the final of the Vietnam Open Grand Prix and in December they won their first Grand Prix title at the India Grand Prix.[3][4]

In 2011, Tang Jinhua and Xia Huan won their first major title winning the Li-Ning China Masters Super Series 2011.[5] They also reached the semi-finals at the 2011 Hwasun Victor Korea Open Grand Prix Gold.[6] Together with partner Xia Huan Tang also reached the final at the Li-Ning China Open Super Series Premier 2011.[7]

In 2012, Tang Jinhua and Xia Huan were victorious winners at the Yonex German Open Grand Prix Gold 2012 and the Badminton Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold 2012.[8][9] At the prestigious Yonex All England Open Super Series Premier 2012 they reached the semi-finals. In the Mixed Doubles event at the SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold 2012 Tang Jinhua took the spoils with partner Tao Jiaming.[10] At the end of the year 2012 Tang Jinhua took two more victories in the Women's Doubles event with experienced partner Ma Jin. They won the 2012 Yonex Denmark Open Super Series Premier and the Yonex French Badminton Open Super Series 2012.[11][12]

Tang (left) with Bao Yixin

At the end of 2013, Tang Jinhua surprisingly lost the final of the 2013 BWF Super Series Masters Finals with Ma Jin to the Danish pair of Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl.[13] Earlier in the year 2013 this Chinese pair reached the finals of the 2013 Victor Korea Open Super Series Premier, 2013 China Masters Super Series, 2013 German Open Grand Prix Gold, and 2013 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold and even winning the Yonex Open Japan Super Series 2013.[14] For the last quarter of 2013 Tang Jinhua was paired up with a new partner Bao Yixin and this would become an instant success winning five big Women's Doubles events in the last part of the year 2013. There were victories for the new couple at the finals of the 2013 Dutch Open Grand Prix, 2013 Denmark Super Series Premier, 2013 French Super Series, 2013 Hong Kong Super Series and the 2013 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold. Of the first 28 matches played this new couple only lost one match. In 2014, Tang Jinhua & Bao Yixin won the 2014 Korea Open Super Series, 2014 Malaysia Super Series Premier, 2014 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold and the 2014 Singapore Super Series.[15][16] Tang Jinhua was also part of the Chinese Uber Cup winning team in 2014. Together with Women's Doubles partner Bao Yixin she reached the number one spot of the BWF World Ranking on 29 May 2014.[17]

In 2015, she won the China Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament with Zhong Qianxin.[18] For the Superseries tournament, She won the Indonesia Open with Tian Qing, and French Open with Huang Yaqiong.[19][20] In 2016, she and Huang won the German Open Grand Prix Gold tournament, beat the Thai pairs Puttita Supajirakul and Sapsiree Taerattanachai.[21]

In May 2019, she announced her retirement on her Weibo.[22]

Achievements[edit]

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Taipei Arena, Taipei, Chinese Taipei China Ma Jin China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
15–21, 21–14, 15–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Domo del Code Jalisco,
Guadalajara, Mexico
China Xia Huan China Bao Yixin
China Ou Dongni
13–21, 18–21 Silver Silver
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
China Xia Huan Indonesia Suci Rizki Andini
Indonesia Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
21–9, 21–18 Gold Gold

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
China Xia Huan China Bao Yixin
China Ou Dongni
21–17, 21–8 Gold Gold
2009 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
China Xia Huan China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
14–21, 21–17, 21–13 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[23] 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.[24]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 U.S. Open Super 300 China Yu Xiaohan South Korea Kim Hye-jeong
South Korea Kim So-yeong
18–21, 21–13, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Malaysia Open China Huang Yaqiong Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
17–21, 21–18, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 French Open China Huang Yaqiong China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21–13, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Indonesia Open China Tian Qing Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
21–11, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Australian Open China Tian Qing China Ma Jin
China Tang Yuanting
19–21, 21–16, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Singapore Open China Bao Yixin Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
14–21, 21–19, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Malaysia Open China Bao Yixin Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21–19, 14–21, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Korea Open China Bao Yixin China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21–17, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Superseries Finals China Ma Jin Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
19–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Hong Kong Open China Bao Yixin China Ou Dongni
China Tang Yuanting
18–21, 21–16, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 French Open China Bao Yixin China Tian Qing
China Zhao Yunlei
21-13, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Denmark Open China Bao Yixin Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21-16, 21-13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Japan Open China Ma Jin Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21–11, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 China Masters China Ma Jin China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
17–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Korea Open China Ma Jin China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
17–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 French Open China Ma Jin Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21-12, 23-21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Denmark Open China Ma Jin Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21-8, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 China Open China Xia Huan China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
11-21, 10-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 China Masters China Xia Huan China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
21–19 Retired 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 China Masters China Qiu Zihan China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
21–14, 11–21, 10–21 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 levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 China Masters China Huang Yaqiong China Bao Yixin
China Yu Xiaohan
21–8, 14–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 German Open China Huang Yaqiong Thailand Puttita Supajirakul
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–14, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 China Masters China Zhong Qianxin China Bao Yixin
China Tang Yuanting
21–14, 11–21, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Swiss Open China Bao Yixin Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
19-21, 21-16, 21-13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Macau Open China Bao Yixin China Huang Yaqiong
China Yu Xiaohan
21-17, 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Dutch Open China Bao Yixin Indonesia Anggia Shitta Awanda
Indonesia Della Destiara Haris
21–15, 21–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 German Open China Ma Jin South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–11, 14–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Swiss Open China Xia Huan China Bao Yixin
China Zhong Qianxin
21–17, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 German Open China Xia Huan South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
23–21, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 India Grand Prix China Xia Huan Malaysia Ng Hui Ern
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
21–8, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Vietnam Open China Xia Huan China Ma Jin
China Zhong Qianxin
19–21, 23–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Swiss Open China Chai Biao England Chris Adcock
England Gabrielle Adcock
17–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Swiss Open China Zhang Nan Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
20–22, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Thailand Open China Tao Jiaming Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–14, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 India Grand Prix China Liu Peixuan Malaysia Gan Teik Chai
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
21–17, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

References[edit]

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