Tang Yuanting
Tang Yuanting Indonesia Open 2016.jpg
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1994-08-02) 2 August 1994 (age 27)
Nanning, Guangxi, China
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Retired19 September 2016[1]
Women's and mixed doubles
Highest ranking6 (WD with Ma Jin 23 September 2015)
2 (WD with Yu Yang 14 April 2016)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  China
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2015 Dongguan Mixed team
Uber Cup
Gold medal – first place 2016 Kunshan Women's team
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2015 Wuhan Women's doubles
Asia Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2016 Hyderabad Women's team
East Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2013 Tianjin Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 2013 Tianjin Women's team
BWF profile

Tang Yuanting (Chinese: 唐渊渟; born 2 August 1994) is a Chinese badminton player specializing in doubles.[2] She is a women's doubles Asian Champion and East Asian Games gold medalist. Tang was part of the China winning team in a Sudirman Cup, Uber Cup, Asia Team Championships, and an East Asian Games. She competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women's doubles event partnered with Yu Yang, but lost to the Korean pair in the bronze medal match.[3][4] She retired from the international competition at the age of 22 in September 2016.[1]

Tang Yuanting later moved to Australia to pursue her master of education degree at the University of Sydney, and then participated in the national badminton events.[5]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China China Ma Jin China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
21–12, 21–12
Gold
Gold

East Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium, Tianjin, China China Ou Dongni Japan Yuriko Miki
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
21–8, 21–11
Gold
Gold

BWF Superseries

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] 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.[7] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Hong Kong Open China Ou Dongni China Bao Yixin
China Tang Jinhua
21–18, 16–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 All England Open China Ma Jin China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
17–21, 21–18, 21–23 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 India Open China Yu Yang South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–10, 13–21, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Indonesia Open China Ma Jin China Tian Qing
China Zhao Yunlei
Walkover 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 French Open China Ma Jin China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
15–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 All England Open China Bao Yixin China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Australian Open China Ma Jin China Tang Jinhua
China Tian Qing
21–19, 16–21, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 China Open China Yu Yang Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 21–13, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Hong Kong Open China Yu Yang China Tian Qing
China Zhao Yunlei
15–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 All England Open China Yu Yang Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
10–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Malaysia Open China Yu Yang South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–11, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Indonesia Open China Yu Yang Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
15–21, 21–8, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix

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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 New Zealand Open China Ou Dongni Malaysia Vivian Hoo
Malaysia Woon Khe Wei
21–15, 11–21, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Swiss Open China Bao Yixin Japan Ayane Kurihara
Japan Naru Shinoya
21–6, 17–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 China Masters China Bao Yixin China Tang Jinhua
China Zhong Qianxin
14–21, 21–11, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Bitburger Open China Yu Yang Hong Kong Poon Lok Yan
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
21–10, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Indonesian Masters China Yu Yang Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
21–17, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Malaysia Masters China Yu Yang Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Thailand Masters China Yu Yang China Tian Qing
China Zhao Yunlei
21–11, 12–21, 21–23 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

References

  1. ^ a b Hearn, Don (20 September 2016). "Tang Yuanting, world #2, quits at 22". www.badzine.net. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Players: Tang Yuanting". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Badminton Day 8: Japan wins women's doubles gold, Marin advances to semifinals". NBC Olympic broadcasts. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Chinese shuttlers suffer triple-strike in badminton as Li out of medal competition". China Daily. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  5. ^ "唐渊渟澳洲求学,退役有遗憾但不后悔". www.aiyuke.com (in Chinese). 6 September 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". www.ibadmintonstore.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.