Tan Bin Shen

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Tan Bin Shen
Personal information
Country Malaysia
Born (1984-01-24) 24 January 1984 (age 35)
Selangor
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight
Men's singles, Men's & Mixed doubles
Highest ranking8
BWF profile
Updated on 04:02, 28 May 2014 (UTC).

Tan Bin Shen (Chinese: 陳斌生; born 24 January 1984 in Selangor) is a male badminton player from Malaysia.

Personal life[edit]

In his early years, Tan favoured chess and music. Tan began to play badminton at the age of 7. At the age of 12, Tan's potential was spotted by a Selangor coach, Moo Chien Keat. The coach asked Tan's father if he could take him as a student. After receiving the nod from his father, the coach began to train Tan. Four years later, due to his great achievements, Tan was then drafted into the national squad. Tan is married with Melissa Lee, who is a law graduate from Northumbria University in United Kingdom. In November 2012, both of them have a baby boy and namely, Maxwell Tan Guan Liang.

Career[edit]

Tan Bin Shen played at the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's doubles with Ong Soon Hock. They were seeded world #16. He was the Champion at the Australia Open Grand Prix 2009 and previously training with Gan Teik Chai under the coaching of Razif Sidek from Malaysia. Tan is currently training with Robert Blair.

Achievements[edit]

2002 World Junior Runner Up 2002.

2004 Semi Finalist Malaysia Open 2004.

2005 Asian badminton championship Second Runner Up 2005.

2006 Holland Open Semi Finalist 2006.

2007

Tan Bin Shen-Ong Soon Hock packed the stadium roaring when they beat Haifeng-Cai Yun in 39 minutes 25-23,21-17 at the Malaysia Open.

China Master Semi Finalist 2007.

2009

Yonex German Open Grand Prix (Quarter Final). New Zealand Open Grand Prix 2009 (Quarter Final) . Australian Open Grand Prix 2009 (Champion) . Yonex Sunrise Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold (Runner-up).

2010

India Open GP Gold Runner Up 2010. Yonex Australian Open Grand Prix Semi Finalist 2010.

2012

Bulgaria International Champion 2012. Ireland International Semi Finalist 2012. Swiss International Semi Finalist 2012. Turkish International Champion 2012.

2013 Scottish Open Grand Prix Semi Finalist 2013. Victor Slovak Open Runner Up 2013. Nation GP Champion 2013.