Wang Xin
汪鑫
Badminton-xin wang.jpg
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1985-11-10) 10 November 1985 (age 36)
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb; 8.7 st)
Retired5 December 2013
HandednessLeft
CoachZhang Ning
Women's singles
Highest ranking1 (September 2010)
BWF profile
Wang Xin
Traditional Chinese汪鑫
Simplified Chinese汪鑫

Wang Xin (Chinese: 汪鑫; pinyin: Wāng Xīn; born 10 November 1985) is a retired badminton player from China and former World No. 1 women's singles player. She was awarded as Best Female Players of the Year by the BWF in 2010.[1] Wang represented China in the 2012 Summer Olympics and had to forfeit the match in the bronze medal playoff game against Saina Nehwal of India in which she was 21–18, 1–0 up, due to a knee injury.[2]

After the Olympics, Wang Xin struggled to get back into competition but was never successful due to the severity of her injury. In 2013, at the age of 28 years, she retired from professional badminton.[3]

Achievements

BWF World Championships

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris, France China Wang Lin 11–21, 21–19, 13–21
Silver
Silver
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England China Wang Yihan 14–21, 15–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Games

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China China Wang Shixian 18–21, 15–21
Silver
Silver

BWF Superseries

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011,[5] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2009 Japan Open China Wang Yihan 8–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 China Open China Jiang Yanjiao 19–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Malaysia Open South Korea Bae Yeon-ju 19–21, 21–17, 14–6 retired 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 China Masters Denmark Tine Baun 21–13, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Japan Open China Jiang Yanjiao 21–23, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Singapore Open Denmark Tine Baun 21–19, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Denmark Open China Wang Yihan 21–14, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 French Open China Li Xuerui 21–15, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Hong Kong Open Denmark Tine Baun 21–17, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 China Open China Wang Yihan 12–18 retired 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Malaysia Open China Wang Yihan 19–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  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 singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2009 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold China Wang Shixian 16–21, 21–18, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Philippines Open Hong Kong Zhou Mi 21–10, 12–21, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 German Open Germany Juliane Schenk 21–17, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold India Saina Nehwal 13–21, 21–8, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

IBF International

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Macau Satellite China Yuan Ting Japan Yoshiko Iwata
Japan Miyuki Tai
7–11, 11–9, 11–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Malaysia Satellite China Pan Pan Japan Aki Akao
Japan Tomomi Matsuda
15–8, 9–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Record against selected opponents

Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists.

References

  1. ^ "李宗伟、汪鑫分2010年世界羽联最佳男、女运动员". xinhuanet.com (in Chinese). 22 May 2011. Archived from the original on 25 April 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Referee Accused Of Injury To Chinese Badminton Player". www.china.org.cn. 5 August 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  3. ^ 爱羽, 客大毛 (21 July 2016). "羽球赛场10大最悲剧受伤,看完心在滴血!". cacheapp.aiyuke.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  5. ^ "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.