|Born||16 March 1985|
Inagawa, Hyōgo, Japan
|Height||1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||54 kg (119 lb)|
|Highest ranking||7 (23 September 2010)|
Eriko Hirose (廣瀬 栄理子, Eriko Hirose, born 16 March 1985) is a badminton player from Japan.
She competed at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim. In the women's singles event she reached the third round before losing to Wang Chen of Hong Kong. At the same year, she won the women's singles bronze medal at the Asian Championships after lose to her compatriot Kaori Mori in the semi final.
In the 2010 BWF World Championship, she caused an upset over the world number one ranking player, Wang Yihan in the third round but lost to Wang Lin in the quarterfinals.
In the 2011 All England Open, she came second in the women's singles, losing in the final to China's Wang Shixian.
Hirose spent 23 years career in badminton and announced her retirement at the end of National Championships in December 2014. She then started a career as a coach in Japan National B Team.
|2010||Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China||Wang Xin||7–21, 15–21|
|2013||Taipei Arena, Taipei, Taiwan||Wang Yihan||12–21, 6–21|
|2005||Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India||Kaori Mori||5–11, 11–5, 10–13|
|2002||Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Zhu Lin||7–11, 4–11|
The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries had two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries featured twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.
|2012||Japan Open||Tai Tzu-ying||21–9, 9–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
|2011||All England Open||Wang Shixian||22–24, 18–21||Runner-up|
The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.
|2004||Indonesia Open||Xie Xingfang||8–11, 0–11||Runner-up|
|2007||Osaka International||Kanako Yonekura||21–14, 21–11||Winner|
Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists.