Lu Kai
TOTAL BWF World Champs 2015 Day 2 Lu Kai.jpg
Personal information
Birth name鲁恺
CountryChina
Born (1991-10-04) 4 October 1991 (age 30)[1][2]
Nanning, Guangxi, China[1]
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Retired21 November 2019[3]
HandednessRight[1]
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking13 (MD 9 April 2015)
2 (XD 2 February 2018)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  China
Sudirman Cup
Silver medal – second place 2017 Gold Coast Mixed team
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Wuhan Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Wuhan Men's doubles
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Alor Setar Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Alor Setar Mixed doubles
Asian Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 2009 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
BWF profile

Lu Kai (Chinese: 鲁恺; pinyin: Lǔ Kǎi; born 4 October 1991) is a Chinese badminton player who specializes in doubles.[4] He won the mixed doubles gold medal at the 2009 Asian Junior Championships partnered with Bao Yixin,[5] and later at the 2017 Asian Championships with Huang Yaqiong.[6]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China China Cai Yun Indonesia Muhammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
12–21, 21–18, 16–21
Bronze
Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China China Huang Yaqiong Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–18, 21–11
Gold
Gold

BWF World Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim, Alor Setar, Malaysia China Bao Yixin Indonesia Angga Pratama
Indonesia Della Destiara Haris
19–21, 18–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Bao Yixin China Liu Peixuan
China Xia Huan
21–15, 21–19
Gold
Gold

BWF World Tour

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] 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.[8]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 SaarLorLux Open Super 100 China Chen Lu England Marcus Ellis
England Lauren Smith
21–19, 18–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[9] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels are Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011.[10] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Singapore Open China Cai Yun Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Tsai Chia-hsin
21–19, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Australian Open China Liu Cheng South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
16–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Denmark Open China Liu Cheng South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
8–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Singapore Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
Walkover 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 India Open China Huang Yaqiong Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
21–13, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Australian Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
21–18, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 All England Open China Huang Yaqiong Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–19, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 India Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
24–22, 14–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Malaysia Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
15–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Singapore Open China Huang Yaqiong Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
19–21, 21–16, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix

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 doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Swiss Open China Cai Yun Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
21–19, 14–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Macau Open China Zhang Nan Chinese Taipei Lee Jhe-huei
Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
21–17, 18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Macau Open China Huang Yaqiong South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
17–21, 21–18, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold China Huang Yaqiong Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–14, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 China Masters China Huang Yaqiong China Wang Yilyu
China Xia Huan
21–12, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Swiss Open China Huang Yaqiong China Liu Cheng
China Bao Yixin
17–21, 22–20, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 German Open China Huang Yaqiong China Zhang Nan
China Li Yinhui
20–22, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

References

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