Wang Zhengming

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Wang Zhengming
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Wang Zheng Ming in 2010.
Personal information
Birth name王睁茗
Country China
Born (1990-02-16) 16 February 1990 (age 28)
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking6 (24 July 2014)
BWF profile
Wang Zhengming
Traditional Chinese王睜茗
Simplified Chinese王睁茗

Wang Zhengming (born 16 February 1990) is a Chinese badminton player from Guangzhou, Guangdong.[2] He was the boys' singles gold medalists at the 2008 Asian and World Junior Championships.[3]

Career[edit]

2010[edit]

A World Junior & Asian Junior Champion two years earlier, 2010 was Wang's breakthrough year on the international badminton scene. His most impressive achievements were finishing runner-up to his idol Lin Dan in the Badminton Asia Championships and reaching the semi-finals of the China Masters Super Series event. By the end of the year, Wang's ranking had risen over 200 places to 43rd.

2011[edit]

Wang reached the quarter-finals of the first Premier Super Series event, the Korea Open, registering an impressive 21–11, 21–14 victory over reigning World Champion Chen Jin along the way. Wang also reached the semi-finals of the Singapore Open beating former Olympic and two-time Asian games winner Taufik Hidayat.

2013[edit]

In March, Wang won his first senior international title, the Swiss Open, beating compatriot Du Pengyu in the final 21–18 21–18. Wang lost in the third round of the 2013 BWF World Championships in August from first seed Malaysian Lee Chong Wei. In September 2013 at his home China in the city of Changzhou Wang Zhengmin won his first Super Series event, the 2013 China Masters Super Series, beating the Dane Jan O Jorgensen 21–13, 16–21, 23–21 in a grueling semi-final match and then Korean qualifier Shon Wan-Ho in another close 3 games final 11–22, 21–14, 24–22. Again at his home country in October he lost the final of the East Asian Games in Tianjin from compatriot Du Pengyu. In November Wang also reached the final of his first Super Series Premier event, the 2013 China Open Super Series Premier in Shanghai along the way beating fifth seed Tommy Sugiarto from Indonesia 21–15, 14–21, 21–18 in the 3rd round, compatriot and 3rd seed Du Pengyu 21–17, 21–8 in the quarterfinals, Japanese talent Kento Momota 22–20, 9–21, 21–6 in the semi-final and ultimately losing to compatriot Chen Long in a 3 games final 21–19, 8–21, 14–21.

2014[edit]

In July of the year 2014, Wang lost the final of the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold from compatriot Lin Dan: 19–21, 14–21.

After beating Kento Momota of Japan in the semi-finals of the French Open Super Series, Wang lost to Chou Tien-Chen in the finals 21–10, 23–25, 19–21.

2015[edit]

In April 2014, Wang wins the China Masters Grand Prix Gold in Changzhou beating compatriot Huang Yuxiang 22–20, 21–19 in the finals.

Achievements[edit]

Asian Championships[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China China Lin Dan 14–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze
2013 Taipei Arena, Taipei, Chinese Taipei China Du Pengyu 16–21, 6–11 Retired Bronze Bronze
2010 Siri Fort Indoor Stadium, New Delhi, India China Lin Dan 17–21, 15–21 Silver Silver

East Asian Games[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China China Du Pengyu 20–22, 17–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Badminton Hall Shree Shiv Chhatrapati, Pune, India China Gao Huan 21–13, 21–16 Gold Gold

Asia Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Park Sung-min 21–10, 21–14 Gold Gold

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 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.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 French Open Chinese Taipei Chou Tien-chen 21–10, 23–25, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 China Open China Chen Long 21–19, 8–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 China Masters South Korea Son Wan-ho 11–21, 21–14, 24–22 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 China Open China Chen Long 19–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Singapore Open Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 18–21, 19–21 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 level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 China Masters China Huang Yuxiang 22–20, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Chinese Taipei Open China Lin Dan 19–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Swiss Open China Du Pengyu 21–18, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Bitburger Open Denmark Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 18–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Korea Masters China Bao Chunlai 21–23, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography (in Chinese)
  2. ^ "王睁茗 Wang Zheng Ming" (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  3. ^ "前辈透露王睁茗已退役:理智的选择 但充满心酸" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 14 June 2018.

External links[edit]

Wang Zhengming at BWF.tournamentsoftware.com