Maiken Fruergaard
Personal information
Birth nameMaiken Fruergaard Sørensen
CountryDenmark
Born (1995-05-11) 11 May 1995 (age 26)
Odense, Denmark
ResidenceHvidovre, Denmark
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Years active2012–present
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking14 (WD with Sara Thygesen 15 January 2019)
37 (XD with Søren Gravholt 6 April 2017)
Current ranking16 (WD with Sara Thygesen 4 May 2021)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Denmark
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2016 La Roche-sur-Yon Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Huelva Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2021 Kyiv Women's doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Lubin Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2019 Copenhagen Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2021 Vantaa Mixed team
European Women's Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Basel Women's team
Gold medal – first place 2016 Kazan Women's team
Gold medal – first place 2018 Kazan Women's team
Gold medal – first place 2020 Liévin Women's team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Ankara Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2013 Ankara Mixed team
BWF profile

Maiken Fruergaard Sørensen (born 11 May 1995) is a Danish badminton player, specializing in doubles play. As a junior player, she was the gold medalists at the 2013 European Junior Championships in the team and mixed doubles events, and in 2014, she entered the national team.[1][2]

Achievements

European Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Vendéspace,
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Denmark Sara Thygesen Netherlands Eefje Muskens
Netherlands Selena Piek
17–21, 17–21
Bronze
2018 Palacio de Deportes,
Huelva, Spain
Denmark Sara Thygesen Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
10–21, 18–21
Bronze
2021 Palace of Sports,
Kyiv, Ukraine
Denmark Sara Thygesen Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
16–21, 10–21
Bronze

European Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Aski Sports Hall,
Ankara, Turkey
Denmark David Daugaard Netherlands Robin Tabeling
Netherlands Myke Halkema
21–15, 21–18
Gold

BWF World Tour (1 runner-up)

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]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Indonesia Masters Super 500 Denmark Sara Thygesen Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
21–18, 11–21, 21–23 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-up)

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

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Dutch Open Denmark Søren Gravholt Denmark Mathias Christiansen
Denmark Sara Thygesen
18–21, 22–20, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (3 titles, 3 runners-up)

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Spanish International Denmark Sara Thygesen England Heather Olver
England Kate Robertshaw
21–18, 13–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Dutch International Denmark Sara Thygesen Netherlands Samantha Barning
Netherlands Iris Tabeling
16–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Croatian International Denmark Camilla Martens Denmark Julie Finne-Ipsen
Denmark Ditte Søby Hansen
21–16, 19–21, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Belgian International Denmark Sara Thygesen Malaysia Joyce Choong Wai Chi
Malaysia Yap Cheng Wen
21–18, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Swedish Masters Denmark Sara Thygesen Netherlands Samantha Barning
Netherlands Iris Tabeling
21–19, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Norwegian International Denmark Søren Gravholt Australia Sawan Serasinghe
Australia Setyana Mapasa
17–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Maiken FRUERGAARD". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Maiken FRUERGAARD Full Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  3. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". bwfbadminton.com. 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!". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.