Zheng Yu
郑雨
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1996-02-07) 7 February 1996 (age 26)
Shandong, China
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking9 (with Li Wenmei 14 January 2020)
Current ranking14 (with Li Wenmei), 77 (with Zhang Shuxian (3 May 2022)
BWF profile

Zheng Yu (Chinese: 郑雨; pinyin: Zhèng Yǔ; born 7 February 1996) is a Chinese badminton player from the Jiangsu province team.[1] She started playing badminton in 2003, claimed the Jiangsu province title in the singles and doubles category in 2006 and 2007, then was selected to join the national team for the first time in 2010.[2] She was part of the national junior team that won the mixed team gold medals at the 2011 Asian and 2012 World Junior Championships.[3] She won her first senior international title at the BWF Super 500 tournament 2020 Malaysia Masters partnered with Li Wenmei.[4]

Achievements

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 4 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] 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.[6]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 German Open Super 300 China Huang Dongping Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
21–18, 14–21, 6–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300 China Cao Tongwei Japan Ayako Sakuramoto
Japan Yukiko Takahata
9–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Thailand Masters Super 300 China Li Wenmei Thailand Puttita Supajirakul
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–15, 15–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 Malaysia Masters Super 500 China Li Wenmei China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
21–19, 16–21, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2021 Denmark Open Super 1000 China Huang Dongping South Korea Lee So-hee
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
21–15, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 All England Open Super 1000 China Zhang Shuxian Japan Nami Matsuyama
Japan Chiharu Shida
13–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "Players: Zheng Yu". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  2. ^ "镇江选手获世羽联巡回赛亚军" (in Chinese). 中江网-中国江苏网. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  3. ^ "郑雨:我不畏惧失败" (in Chinese). China Interactive Sports Technology Invention Co., Ltd. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  4. ^ Hearn, Don (12 January 2020). "Malaysia Masters Finals – First ever title for Li/Zheng". Badzine. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  5. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.