Kanta Tsuneyama
常山幹太
Personal information
CountryJapan
Born (1996-06-21) 21 June 1996 (age 25)
Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking10 (26 November 2019)
Current ranking12 (21 December 2021)
BWF profile

Kanta Tsuneyama (常山 幹太, Tsuneyama Kanta, born 21 June 1996) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2]

Achievements

Youth Olympic Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Nanjing Sport Institute,
Nanjing, China
Chinese Taipei Lee Chia-hsin Malaysia Cheam June Wei
Hong Kong Ng Tsz Yau
14–21, 21–23
Silver

Asia Junior Championships

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan China Shi Yuqi 21–19, 16–21, 16–21
Silver

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
Japan Hashiru Shimono South Korea Kim Jae-hwan
South Korea Kim Jung-ho
16–21, 17–21
Bronze

BWF World Tour (3 titles)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[4]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Thailand Open Super 500 Indonesia Tommy Sugiarto 21–16, 13–21, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Korea Masters Super 300 China Lin Dan 24–22, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2021 French Open Super 750 Chinese Taipei Chou Tien-chen 15–21, 21–8, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Grand Prix (1 title, 1 runner-up)

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 U.S. Open South Korea Lee Hyun-il 22–24, 8–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Canada Open Japan Kento Momota 22–20, 14–21, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles, 2 runners-up)

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Austrian Open Denmark Anders Antonsen 9–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Finnish Open Vietnam Nguyễn Tiến Minh 21–10, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Spanish International Denmark Anders Antonsen 21–14, 20–22, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Austrian Open Spain Pablo Abián 21–10, 12–21, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Kanta Tsuneyama". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Badminton player: 常山 幹太 Kanta Tsuneyama". Tonami (in Japanese). Tonami Transportation Co., Ltd. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  3. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.