NOTE: BWF has frozen the World Rankings from 17 March until further notice due to the COVID-19 situation. [21], In 2017, Marín won the Japan Open Superseries title after beating He Bingjiao of China in the final, winning a Superseries title after almost two years. All rights reserved. 1. People in Nagano prefecture have been struggling since the torrential rain brought by Typhoon Hagibis flooded a wide area along the Chikuma River since last weekend. [1][2] Follow Sportskeeda to get the latest sports news, badminton schedule, BWF … In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content, Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*. Chinese female professional badminton player Wang Xin was born on November 10, 1985 in Shenyang, Liaoning, and was a former World No 1 women’s singles player. Carolina María Marín Martín (born 15 June 1993) is a Spanish professional badminton player. She achieved her career best ranking of World Number 1 by Badminton World Federation in September, 2010. 6 Carolina Marin and World No. [18] The title propelled her to rank number 4 in the world ranking and, for the first time, no. Nozomi Okuhara has become the second Japanese to be ranked No. 1, however, she narrowly lost to Thai prodigy Ratchanok Intanon in a close three games at the semi-finals stage. The 1.63m former world junior No. Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin has come to be widely regarded as the top female badminton player, especially after her victory at the Women’s Single World Championship in both 2014 and 2015. 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It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. [5] On 5 August, she won the title in the World Championships by defeating P. V. Sindhu of India in straight games 21–19, 21–10, making her the first female player in history to win three World Championships title. NAZA TOWER PLATINUM PARK No. The 24-year-old Okuhara — an Olympic bronze medalist and 2017 world champion — follows in the footsteps of current No. Therefore, the ranking made me realized I would have to work harder,” added Okuhara. She continued her good form and thereafter reached the semi-finals of Thailand Masters, which she lost to top seed Akane Yamaguchi in a close rubber games. UNIT No. At the age of eight, she started playing badminton at the IES La Orden in Huelva. [23] On 27 January, Marín suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury during the Indonesia Masters final against Saina Nehwal, when she was 10–3 ahead in the first games. 1 in the Superseries standing. She then reached the final of Indonesia Masters in successive week, where she narrowly missed the title after getting defeated from Ratchanok Intanon in three games 19–21, 21–11, 18–21. [26] However, she was able to bounce back and, on 22 September, she won the China Open, defeating Tai Tzu-ying in the finals with a score of 14–21, 21–17, 21–18. 1 in women’s singles, according to the Badminton World Federation’s latest list released on Tuesday. [6], Marín was appointed as the brand ambassador of football major LaLiga and Meliá Hotels International for its promotion in other countries. Carolina Marin sets up Japan Open final with He Bingjiao after... Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei emerge sole Malaysian survivors at Bitburger Open, Lin Dan, Jan O Jorgensen reach German Open semifinals. “I’m happy, but I rise to the top not because I have won many tournaments. She rose to a career-high as world no. She won the Women’s Singles world championship in 2014 and 2015. We use cookies to personalise content and to analyse our traffic. Marín later announced on Twitter and Instagram that, due to her hip injury, she would not be participating in the season-ending Dubai World Superseries Finals. 1 in women’s singles, according to the Badminton World Federation’s latest list released on Tuesday. [29][30], Marín started the 2020 season at the Southeast Asian tour in a positive note; reaching the semi-finals of Malaysia Masters where she lost to Chen Yufei. 1 in BWF ranking. You can read this subscriber-only article in full, All done! Yeo will face Vietnam's Vu Thi Trang in the third round. Yeo's giant-killing feat followed that of teammate Loh Kean Yew, who beat Indian 10th seed Sameer Verma 15-21, 21-15, 21-10, earlier on Tuesday. [14] In August, Marín played for the Bangalore-based team Banga Beats in the inaugural edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL). 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. Yeo will face Vietnam's Vu Thi Trang in the third round. 1 even after she lost her French Open second round last Thursday to Carolina Marin 18-21, 17-21. Her achievements in the last three tournaments succeeded in bringing her back into the world top 10 of BWF women's singles ranking. She arrived at Rio as the number one seed and won a gold medal by beating India's P. V. Sindhu in the women's singles final with a score of 19–21, 21–12, 21–15. I risultati delle finali", "Yamaguchi comes through in thrilling semi-final at BWF Thailand Masters", "Pornpawee Chochuwong defeats Carolina Marin at Barcelona Masters after tough week",ín&oldid=984060484, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. 1 in last BWF ranking were Kento Momota in men’s singles and Wakana Nagahara/Mayu Matsumoto in women’s doubles. No. You have entered an incorrect email address! [19] At India Open, she had the chance to unseat Li Xuerui as the new world no. But Yeo took 39 minutes to clinch a 21-14, 21-18 victory over the 2018 world championships bronze medallist, to score the biggest scalp of her career so far. They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account. 50088 KUALA LUMPUR The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[35]. “I’m happy since it was one of my goals, but I’m not overjoyed at reaching No. We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. 4 Akane Yamaguchi, who topped the rankings in April 2018. In 2015, she won the All England Open, her first Superseries Premier title in her first Superseries Premier final after defeating Saina Nehwal in the final with score 16–21, 21–14, 21–7. Widely regarded as one of the greatest female athletes in the badminton circuit, she holds the distinction of having won a medal in almost every BWF tournament, along with the consecutive golds at the Olympics, the World Championships and the European Championships. 32 women's singles shuttler Yeo Jia Min scored a sensational upset at the BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, on Tuesday (Aug 20) night, when she upset world No. The backdated rankings will come into play from 31 March 2020 until the freeze ends. Nozomi Okuhara has become the second Japanese to be ranked No. Carolina María Marín Martín (born 15 June 1993) is a Spanish professional badminton player. Odense: World No. The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. 1 in BWF rankings for the women's singles discipline, holding the World No. [6][20] An indoor arena in Huelva is named after her honour, with Marín herself attending the inauguration. Accurate as of 17 March 2020. Players under 19 years of age are eligible to rank in the BWF World Junior Ranking, which were … On 5 April, Marín won her second straight Superseries Premier title, beating Olympic champion Li Xuerui for the second consecutive time at the 2015 Malaysia Open with a score of 19–21, 21–19, 21–17. She says she had to leave her hometown and her family at a very young age to travel all the way to Madrid for training at National Centre. The badminton world considers Chinese Badminton legend Lin Dan as the greatest singles player in history.He became the only player to complete the “Super Grand Slam” by the age of 28. 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