Cai Yanyan
Personal information
Country China
Born (1999-11-15) 15 November 1999 (age 21)
Beijing, China
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking14 (30 April 2019)
Current ranking24 (17 March 2020)
BWF profile

Cai Yanyan (Chinese: 蔡炎炎, born 15 November 1999) is a Chinese badminton player.[1] She won her first international title at the 2017 China International tournament in the women's singles event.[2] Cai was the bronze medalists at the 2017 World Junior Championships and 2019 Asian Championships.

Achievements

Asian Championships

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2019 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China China He Bingjiao 21–8, 12–21, 17-21
Bronze

BWF World Junior Championships

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2017 GOR Among Rogo, Yogyakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 20–22, 21–13, 18–21
Bronze

BWF World Tour

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). 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.[4]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 SaarLorLux Open Super 100 China Chen Xiaoxin 21–19, 19–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Australian Open Super 300 Japan Ayumi Mine 21–14, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Grand Prix

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Macau Open Chinese Taipei Pai Yu-po 21–15, 17–21, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 China International China Wang Zhiyi 11–9, 10–13, 11–9, 11–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Cai Yanyan". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  2. ^ "2017中国(陵水)国际羽毛球挑战赛中国队夺三冠". news.xinhuanet.com (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.