24 June 1989 |
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Highest ranking||1 (22 May 2014)|
In 2005, she joined the Chinese national second team and officially became the first team in 2008. Wang Xiaoli began her international career in 2009 when she paired with Tao Jiaming in mixed doubles and with Ma Jin in women's doubles. She quickly gained success with Ma Jin and culminated their career with a gold medal at the 2009 Asia Championships. In the middle of the 2010 season Wang Xiaoli dropped mixed doubles from her repertoire of events and began competing in women's doubles with Yu Yang. Despite their short time together, Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang have reached the number one ranking in the world for their event. In 2011, she and Yu Yang received an award "BWF Female Player of the Year", who have become the first shuttlers to scoop a grand slam with their 5 BWF World Superseries Premier titles in 2011. Having only teamed up for slightly over a year, they have already picked-up the 2011 World title and were also champions at the 2011 Asian Championships. They also made 12 consecutive finals appearances with 7 BWF World Superseries titles to their name in 2011.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wang and her partner, Yu Yang, along with Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung of South Korea, and Meiliana Jauhari and Greysia Polii of Indonesia, were disqualified from the competition for "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport", following matches the previous evening during which they were accused of throwing the match. Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli played against South Korea's Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, and it has been suggested that both teams wanted to lose in order to secure an easier draw, although Yu claimed "she and her partner were just trying to conserve their strength for the knockout rounds".
BWF World Championships
|2014||Ballerup Super Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark||Yu Yang|| Tian Qing
|2013||Tianhe Sports Center, Guangzhou, China||Yu Yang|| Eom Hye-won
|21–14, 18–21, 21–8||Gold|
|2011||Wembley Arena, London, England||Yu Yang|| Tian Qing
|2010||Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France||Ma Jin|| Du Jing
|2009||Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India||Ma Jin|| Cheng Shu
|2010||Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China||Yu Yang|| Tian Qing
|22–20, 15–21, 12–21||Silver|
|2015||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China||Yu Yang|| Ma Jin
|2013||Taipei Arena, Taipei, Chinese Taipei||Yu Yang|| Ma Jin
|21–15, 14–21, 21–15||Gold|
|2011||Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu, China||Yu Yang|| Tian Qing
|2009||Suwon Indoor Stadium, Suwon, South Korea||Ma Jin|| Lee Hyo-jung
East Asian Games
|2009||Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Hong Kong||Ma Jin|| Zhang Dan
BWF World Junior Championships
|2006||Samsan World Gymnasium,
Incheon, South Korea
|Ma Jin|| Hong Soo-jung
|2006||Samsan World Gymnasium,
Incheon, South Korea
|Hu Wenqing|| Li Tian
Asia Junior Championships
|2006||Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Ma Jin|| Yoo Hyun-young
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 level such as 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.
|2009||China Masters||Tao Jiaming|| Xie Zhongbo
|13–21, 21–19, 8–4 Retired||Winner|
BWF Grand Prix
|2014||Chinese Taipei Open||Yu Yang|| Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
|2010||German Open||Ma Jin|| Cheng Shu
|2009||Malaysia Masters||Ma Jin|| Chin Eei Hui
Wong Pei Tty
|2009||India Open||Ma Jin|| Vita Marissa
|2008||Macau Open||Ma Jin|| Cheng Shu
Record against selected opponents
- / Petya Nedelcheva & Anastasia Russkikh 1–0
- Alex Bruce & Michelle Li 1–0
- Bao Yixin & Lu Lu 1–0
- Bao Yixin & Zhong Qianxin 3–0
- Cheng Shu & Zhao Yunlei 6–0
- Ma Jin & Zhong Qianxin 1–0
- Tian Qing & Zhao Yunlei 8–3
- Xia Huan & Tang Jinhua 3–1
- Ma Jin & Tang Jinhua 5–0
- Bao Yixin & Cheng Shu 0–1
- Bao Yixin & Tang Jinhua 0–1
- Ma Jin & Tang Yuanting 3–0
- Bao Yixin & Tang Yuanting 0–1
- Luo Ying & Luo Yu 4–0
- Cheng Wen-hsing & Chien Yu-chin 4–0
- Christinna Pedersen & Kamilla Rytter Juhl 6–1
- Poon Lok Yan & Tse Ying Suet 8–0
- Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa 3–0
- Vita Marissa & Nadya Melati 2–0
- Mizuki Fujii & Reika Kakiiwa 4–0
- Miyuki Maeda & Satoko Suetsuna 5–0
- Shizuka Matsuo & Mami Naito 7–0
- Misaki Matsutomo & Ayaka Takahashi 3–0
- Ha Jung-eun & Kim Min-jung 7–1
- Jung Kyung-eun & Kim Ha-na 5–0
- Chin Eei Hui & Wong Pei Tty 2–0
- Valeria Sorokina & Nina Vislova 1–0
- Shinta Mulia Sari & Yao Lei 2–0
- Michelle Claire Edwards & Annari Viljoen 1–0
- Duanganong Aroonkesorn & Kunchala Voravichitchaikul 5–0
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