Wang Zhengming

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Wang Zhengming
Personal information
Birth name 王睁茗
Country  China
Born (1990-02-16) February 16, 1990 (age 26)
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Handedness Right
Men's singles
Highest ranking 6 (July 24, 2014)
Current ranking 10 (April 7, 2016[2])
BWF profile
Updated on 08:54, 26 October 2013 (UTC).
Wang Zhengming
Traditional Chinese 王睜茗
Simplified Chinese 王睁茗

Wang Zhengming (born February 16, 1990 in Guangzhou, Guangdong) is a male badminton player from China.



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.


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.


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 homecountry 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.


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.


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


Finals (Individual 3 titles, 6 Runners-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Level Opponent in final Score
Winner 2015 China Masters BWF Grand Prix Gold China Huang Yuxiang 22–20, 21-19
Runner-Up 2014 French Open (badminton) BWF Super Series Chinese Taipei Chou Tien-chen 21-10, 23-25, 19-21
Runner-Up 2014 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold China Lin Dan 19-21, 14-21
Runner-Up 2013 China Open (badminton) Super Series Premier China Chen Long 21-19, 8-21, 14-21
Winner 2013 China Masters BWF Super Series South Korea Shon Wan-ho 11-21, 21-14, 24-22
Winner 2013 Swiss Open BWF Grand Prix Gold China Du Pengyu 21–18, 21-18
Runner-Up 2012 China Open (badminton) Super Series Premier China Chen Long 19-21, 18-21
Runner-Up 2012 Singapore BWF Super Series Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 18-21, 19-21
Runner-Up 2010 Asian Badminton Championships BWF Grand Prix Gold Continental Event China Lin Dan 17-21, 15-21
Junior Tournaments
Winner 2008 World Junior Championships BWF World Junior Championships China Gao Huan 21–13, 21–16
Winner 2008 Asian Junior Championships Asian Junior Badminton Championships
     Super Series Premier
     Super Series
     Grand Prix Gold
     Grand Prix
BWF World Championships
BWF Super Series Masters Finals
BWF Super Series Premier
BWF Super Series
BWF Grand Prix Gold
BWF Grand Prix
BWF International Challenge
BWF International Series
BWF Future Series
BWF Team Events


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