Top 5 Female Badminton Players
Top 5 female badminton players 2023. With every passing day, Badminton is becoming an increasingly popular sport – with the smashes, the quick footing, the skills and reflexes, what’s not to love?
Our list is according to the current women’s badminton singles leaderboard.
Akane Yamaguchi (25 years old, Japan)
Akane is currently at the top of the leader board for the second time in the BWF women’s badminton singles.
Akane Yamaguchi is the reigning two-time World Champion, having won gold in the women’s singles at the World Championships in 2021 and 2022. She was a member of Japan’s winning team at the Asian Junior Championships in 2012 and went on to win more women’s singles titles. She subsequently went on to win the World Junior Championships in 2013 and 2014, as well as the Asian Junior Championships in 2014 and the Asian Championships in 2019. She assisted Japan in winning the Asia Team Championships by a maximum score of 3-0 in 2017, 2018, and 2020, as well as ending Japan’s 37-year drought in the Uber Cup in 2018.
An Se-young (20 years old, south Korea)
An Se-young was named the BWF’s 2019 Most Promising Player of the Year.
An was chosen to join the national team in 2018, becoming the first junior high school student to do so. She was a member of the national junior squad that won the mixed team championship at the Asian Junior Championships in 2017. She then represented her country in the 2018 Uber Cup in Bangkok and the Asian Games in Jakarta, where she helped the team earn a bronze medal. In 2019, she won the Super 300 New Zealand Open on the BWF World Tour, defeating China’s 2012 Olympic gold medallist Li Xuerui in the final.
Tai Tzu-ying (28 years old, Taiwan)
Tai Tzu-ying became world No. 1 in women’s singles at the age of 22 in December 2016, and she is the women’s singles player who has maintained that position for the longest in BWF history, with 213 weeks. Tai won the silver medal in women’s singles at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, as well as gold medals at the 2017 Summer Universiade and the 2018 Asian Games. As of 2020, she had won the BWF Superseries/World Tour Finals three times and the All England Open three times. She has also won two Asian Championships in a row.
Chen Yufei (24 years, China)
Chen, who was born on March 1, 1998, in Hangzhou, China, began playing badminton at the age of five and rapidly shown promise. She has subsequently earned a reputation on the court for her talent, speed, and agility, as well as her strong work ethic and devotion to training. Chen has already accomplished a lot of notable feats in her brief career, including the women’s singles championship at the 2019 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships and the 2020 All England Open.
He Bingjiaoi (24 years, china)
When He Bingjiaoi was seven years old, she began intense badminton instruction at the Suzhou Junior Sports School. Five years later, she was moved to Nanjing to study and undergo more rigorous instruction. The youngster has already participated at the senior level, making her senior international debut in 2013 at the Vietnam Open. She competed in the Summer Youth Olympics in 2014, winning a gold medal in the girls’ singles and a bronze medal in the mixed doubles. She also won bronze medals in the 2018 and 2021 World Championships.