Yip Pui Yin
葉姵延
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Personal information
CountryHong Kong
Born (1987-08-06) 6 August 1987 (age 34)
Hong Kong
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachWang Chen
Women's singles
Highest ranking8 (13 January 2011)
Current ranking78 (14 June 2022)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Hong Kong
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2006 Doha Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou Women's singles
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Johor Bahru Women's singles
Asia Mixed Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Hong Kong Mixed team
East Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2009 Hong Kong Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Hong Kong Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Tianjin Women's team
Asian Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Jakarta Girls' singles
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Jakarta Girls' doubles
BWF profile

Yip Pui Yin (Chinese: 葉姵延; pinyin: Yè Pèiyán; Jyutping: jip6 bui6 jin4; born 6 August 1987) is a badminton player from Hong Kong.

Career

Yip played at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim. In the women's singles event she reached the third round after beating Laura Molina of Spain and Kanako Yonekura (11th seed) in round one and round two respectively. In the third round she was beaten by the 1st seed and reigning world champion Zhang Ning of China.

She won the silver medal in the 2006 Asian Games after losing to fellow Hong Kong player Wang Chen in the final. In 2007, she played at the World Championships and was defeated in the third round by Zhu Lin, of China, 9–21, 21–16, 14–21. Yip made her first appearance at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1] In 2009, she won the gold medal in the 2009 East Asian Games when her opponent Zhou Mi retired halfway through the deciding set. She won 15-21, 21-13, 17-10.

At the 2012 London Olympics, Yip won against eighth seed Sung Ji-hyun, of South Korea, in the group stage. Then Yip went through to the final eight of the women's singles in badminton after she beat France's 16th seed Pi Hongyan by two games to one, winning 13–21, 21–13, 21–16. Yip faced China's Li Xuerui, who beat her two games to one.[2][1] Her performance equalled the best performance by a Hong Kong shuttler at the Olympic Games.[3]

Achievements

Asian Games

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2006 Aspire Hall 3, Doha, Qatar Hong Kong Wang Chen 14–21, 20–22
Silver
Silver
2010 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China China Wang Shixian 14–21, 14–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Championships

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2008 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia China Wang Lin 14–21, 18–21
Bronze
Bronze

East Asian Games

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2009 Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Hong Kong Hong Kong Zhou Mi 15–21, 21–13, 17–10 retired
Gold
Gold

Asian Junior Championships

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2005 Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia China Wang Lin 5–11, 7–11
Bronze
Bronze

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia Hong Kong Lam Sin Ying South Korea Ha Jung-eun
South Korea Hong Soo-jung
7–15, 7–15
Bronze
Bronze

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. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2006 Macau Open Netherlands Judith Meulendijks 21–18, 10–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Australian Open Indonesia Maria Febe Kusumastuti 18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold Hong Kong Zhou Mi 21–16, 14–21, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Canada Open Thailand Nichaon Jindapon 18–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF & IBF Grand Prix tournament

Record against selected opponents

Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi-finalists, and Olympic quarter-finalists. Accurate as of 17 December 2021.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Yip Pui Yin Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ "HK shuttler Yip into final 8". The Standard. 1 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Yip equals best HK performance by reaching quarters". South China Morning Post. 2 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Yip Pui Yin – Head to Head Analysis". BWF Tournament Software. Retrieved 17 December 2021.