|Birth name||Tine Rasmussen|
|Born||21 July 1979|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb; 11.2 st)|
|Career record||331 wins, 166 losses|
|Highest ranking||1 (6 November 2008)|
Tine Baun (née Rasmussen; born 21 July 1979) is a Danish former badminton player. Most notably, she won the All England Open Badminton Championships women's singles title three times in 2008, 2010, and 2013 – the last of these being her final tournament before retirement.
Baun started playing badminton since she was 7 years old. She played at Lynge, a small club in North Zealand, Denmark. She said she really liked traveling around the world and learning other cultures through sports.
Baun made her international debut in 1996 at the Denmark Open, and since finishing her last education in 1999, she started playing full time in badminton.
At the 2004 Summer Olympics, Baun was eliminated by Petya Nedelcheva of Bulgaria players in round 32
As for Baun's record in the BWF Super Series, she won the 2007 Japan Open, beating all Chinese-born players from the first match, including the 1st seed, Zhang Ning of China, in the quarterfinal. She also won the 2008 Singapore Super Series, beating Zhou Mi of Hong kong in the final.
She won the silver medal at the 2008 European Badminton Championships after losing from Huaiwen Xu of (Germany) in the final with rubber set.
Baun also played at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as the 6th seed. She beat Akvile Stapusaityte from Lithuania in the round of 32, but again had to "go home" early, losing to Maria Kristin Yulianti of Indonesia 21–18, 19–21, 14–21 in the round of 16.
Baun had claimed three titles in 2009, the Malaysia Open by beating the 1st seeded, Zhou Mi of Hong kong in the final, Korea Open by beating Pi Hongyan of France and Denmark Open by beating the 1st seeded, Wang Yihan of China. She played in 2009 All England Super Series as the first seed. She reached the final by beating two youngsters in the quarterfinal and semi-final, but failed to retain her title after losing to another youngster from China, Wang Yihan, in rubber set, 19–21, 23–21, 11–21.
Baun won the gold medal at the 2010 European Badminton Championships after beating Juliane Schenk of (Germany) in the final. In the 2012 European Badminton Championships, she defended her title against the same opponent.
in 2010 she won a bronze medal at the BWF World Championships held in Paris, France after in the semi-finals she lost to Wang Lin of China with score 11–21, 8–21.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she reached the quarter finals, losing to Saina Nehwal of India 2–0.
After progressing no further than the quarter finals in any Super Series tournament of 2012 and 2013, she ended her career high by winning the prestigious All England Open against 18-year-old Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand. It was her third All England title and fourth time reaching the final.
After retiring, she joined the Europe All Stars Team to participate in the Axiata Cup 2013. In the preliminary round, she was defeated by Intanon from Thailand in three sets, 21–9, 13–21, 12–21.
In August 2013, Baun played at the Indian Badminton League for the Mumbai Masters team, earning a reported salary of $30,000.
Rasmussen married Martin Baun, her physiotherapist, in May 2010.
|2010||Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France||Wang Lin||11–21, 8–21|
|2008||Messecenter Herning, Herning, Denmark||Huaiwen Xu||21–12, 12–21, 17–21|
|2010||Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, England||Juliane Schenk||21–19, 14–21, 21–18|
|2012||Telenor Arena, Karlskrona, Sweden||Juliane Schenk||21–19, 16–21, 21–19|
|1997||Nymburk, Czech Republic||Judith Meulendijks||11–6, 9–12, 6–11|
The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011. Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.
|2007||Japan Open||Xie Xingfang||21–15, 21–17||Winner|
|2008||Malaysia Open||Zhu Lin||18–21, 21–19, 21–18||Winner|
|2008||All England Open||Lu Lan||21–11, 18–21, 22–20||Winner|
|2008||Singapore Open||Zhou Mi||21–19, 21–17||Winner|
|2009||All England Open||Wang Yihan||19–21, 23–21, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2009||Malaysia Open||Zhou Mi||21–17, 15–21, 21–16||Winner|
|2009||Korea Open||Pi Hongyan||21–19, 21–19||Winner|
|2009||Denmark Open||Wang Yihan||21–14, 19–21, 21–14||Winner|
|2010||China Masters||Wang Xin||19–21, 9–21||Runner-up|
|2010||All England Open||Wang Yihan||21–14, 18–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2011||Singapore Open||Wang Xin||19–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2011||Hong Kong Open||Wang Xin||17–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
|2013||All England Open||Ratchanok Intanon||21–14, 16–21, 21–10||Winner|
|1997||BMW Open International||Heike Schönharting||12–9, 11–9||Winner|
|2001||French International||Brenda Beenhakker||2–7, 6–8, 7–5, 1–7||Runner-up|
|2002||Norwegian International||Petya Nedelcheva||3–11, 13–12, 11–8||Winner|
|2002||Scottish International||Yuki Shimada||9–11, 11–8, 3–11||Runner-up|
|2003||Norwegian International||Petya Nedelcheva||11–7, 11–5||Winner|
|2003||Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse||Jeanine Cicognini||11–3, 11–3||Winner|
|2003||Irish Open||Kelly Morgan||11–9, 11–5||Winner|
|2004||Swedish International||Huaiwen Xu||11–7, 4–11, 11–6||Winner|
|2005||Italian International||Anu Nieminen||11–4, 11–5||Winner|
|2006||Swedish International||Petra Overzier||21–18, 21–16||Winner|
Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists.