Zhao Tingting

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Zhao Tingting
Personal information
Country China
Born (1982-11-28) 28 November 1982 (age 36)
Nantong, Jiangsu, China
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking1 (29 October 2009)
Current rankingRetired
BWF profile

Zhao Tingting (simplified Chinese: 赵婷婷; traditional Chinese: 趙婷婷; pinyin: Zhào Tíngtíng; born 28 November 1982) is a Chinese badminton player from Nantong, Jiangsu.[1]

Career[edit]

A doubles specialist, Zhao has often been a "utility player" on China's national team, winning international tournaments with a variety of compatriots who typically partner someone else. She has won women's doubles at the Denmark (2002, 2004) and Thailand (2003) Opens with Wei Yili; the French (2002), China (2008), and Hong Kong (2008) Opens with Zhang Yawen; the Swiss Open (2007) and Asian Championships (2007) with Yang Wei; and at the China Open (2007) with Gao Ling. She has also captured mixed doubles titles at the Thailand (2003) and Denmark (2004) Opens with Chen Qiqiu, and at the Hong Kong Open (2006) with Zheng Bo.

Zhao was a women's doubles silver medalist with Wei Yili at the 2003 IBF World Championships in Birmingham, England, dropping the final to compatriots Gao Ling and Huang Sui, and a mixed doubles bronze medalist with Chen Qiqiu at the same tournament. At the 2004 Olympics in Athens she just missed a medal by finishing fourth in women's doubles with Wei Yili and losing in the quarterfinals of mixed doubles with Chen Qiqiu. Zhao was not selected to compete in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a victim of China's great depth in women's badminton and rules that limit the number of Olympic entries from any one country. However, 2009 proved to be her most successful year as Zhao won both the prestigious All-England and BWF World Championships in women's doubles with Zhang Yawen. With these achievements, she reportedly retired from the Chinese team at the end of the 2009 season.

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India China Zhang Yawen China Cheng Shu
China Zhao Yunlei
17–21, 21–17, 21–16 Gold Gold
2003 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England China Wei Yili China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
8–15, 11–15 Silver Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England China Chen Qiqiu South Korea Kim Dong-moon
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
7–15, 5–15 Bronze Bronze

World Cup[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Olympic Park, Yiyang, China China Zhang Dan China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
21–15, 9–21, 10–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Olympic Park, Yiyang, China China Zheng Bo China Xie Zhongbo
China Zhang Yawen
14–21, 11–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Bandaraya, Johor Bahru, Malaysia China Yang Wei China Cheng Shu
China Zhao Yunlei
21–10, 21–11 Gold Gold
2002 Bangkok, Thailand China Wei Yili China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
5–11, 1–11 Bronze Bronze
2001 PhilSports Arena, Manila, Philippines China Zhang Yawen Indonesia Deyana Lomban
Indonesia Vita Marissa
12–15, 15–11, 12–15 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Bandaraya, Johor Bahru, Malaysia China Xu Chen China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
20–22, 15–21 Silver Silver
2002 Bangkok, Thailand China Wang Wei China Zhang Jun
China Gao Ling
4–11, 3–11 Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China China Li Yujia China Zhang Yawen
China Wei Yili
7–4, 2–7, 0–7, 1–7 Silver Silver

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium, Kyoto, Japan China Li Yujia China Zhang Yawen
China Wei Yili
12–15, 5–15 Silver Silver
1999 National Indoor Stadium – 1, Yangon, Myanmar China Zhang Yawen China Wei Yili
China Li Yujia
7–15, 10–15 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[2] 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,[3] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Singapore Open China Zhang Yawen Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
21–14, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 All England Open China Zhang Yawen China Cheng Shu
China Zhao Yunlei
21–13, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Hong Kong Open China Zhang Yawen China Cheng Shu
China Zhao Yunlei
21–14, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 China Open China Zhang Yawen Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
21–14, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Korea Open China Gao Ling China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
15–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Malaysia Open China Gao Ling China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
13–21, 21–16, 22–24 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 China Open China Gao Ling China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
17–21, 21–15, 21–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 French Open China Yu Yang China Zhang Yawen
China Wei Yili
10–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Japan Open China Yu Yang China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
17–21, 5–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 China Masters China Yang Wei Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
Indonesia Vita Marissa
21–12, 15–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Indonesia Open China Yang Wei China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
8–21, 21–16, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Singapore Open China Yang Wei China Zhang Yawen
China Wei Yili
21–10, 19–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Swiss Open China Yang Wei South Korea Lee Kyung-won
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
21–15, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Singapore Open China Zhang Dan China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
18–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 SwissOpen China Zhang Dan China Du Jing
China Yu Yang
5–15, 15–10, 11–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Japan Open China Wei Yili China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
12–15, 2–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 All England Open China Wei Yili China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
10–15, 13–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 German Open China Wei Yili China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
4–15, 10–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 China Open China Wei Yili China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
14–15, 12–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 German Open China Wei Yili China Zhang Dan
China Zhang Yawen
8–15, 12–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 Denmark Open China Wei Yili China Zhang Dan
China Zhang Yawen
15–13, 12–15, 15–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Japan Open China Wei Yili South Korea Lee Kyung-won
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
6–15, 15–5, 1–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Japan Open China Wei Yili China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
13–10, 6–11, 5–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Swiss Open China Wei Yili China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
7–11, 11–6, 4–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Thailand Open China Wei Yili South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
South Korea Yim Kyung-jin
11–9, 5–11, 11–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 China Open China Wei Yili China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
9–11, 3–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Denmark Open China Wei Yili Netherlands Mia Audina
Netherlands Lotte Jonathans
11–3, 6–11, 11–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Malaysia Open China Zhang Yawen China Yang Wei
China Huang Nanyan
5–11, 5–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 Singapore Open China Zhang Yawen China Wei Yili
China Zhang Jiewen
6–8, 3–7, 4–7 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 German Open China Xu Chen China Zheng Bo
China Gao Ling
11–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 China Open China Xu Chen China Xie Zhongbo
China Zhang Yawen
19–21, 5–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Hong Kong Open China Zheng Bo Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
22–20, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Malaysia Open China Chen Qiqiu South Korea Lee Jae-jin
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
12–15, 11–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 China Open China Chen Qiqiu Denmark Jens Eriksen
Denmark Mette Schjoldager
13–15, 15–13, 8–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 German Open China Chen Qiqiu Denmark Carsten Mogensen
Denmark Rikke Olsen
15–12, 8–15, 9–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2004 Denmark Open China Chen Qiqiu England Nathan Robertson
England Gail Emms
15–4, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 China Open China Chen Qiqiu China Zhang Jun
China Gao Ling
13–15, 6–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 All England Open China Chen Qiqiu China Zhang Jun
China Gao Ling
6–11, 7–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Thailand Open China Chen Qiqiu England Nathan Robertson
England Gail Emms
11–4, 8–11, 11–0 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 China Open China Chen Qiqiu China Zhang Jun
China Gao Ling
4–11, 4–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF & IBF Grand Prix tournament

IBF International[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 French International China Zhang Yawen China Wei Yili
China Zhang Jiewen
1–7, 2–7, 7–5, 7–5, 7–2 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 French International China Sang Yang China Zheng Bo
China Zhang Yawen
0–7, 4–7, 8–7, 7–3, 6–8 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References[edit]

  1. ^ "赵婷婷 Zhao Ting Ting" (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  2. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  3. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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