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Li Xuerui
Li Xuerui 2012.jpg
Li Xuerui at the 2012 London Olympics
Personal information
Birth name 李雪芮
Country  China
Born (1991-01-24) January 24, 1991 (age 23)
Chongqing, China
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Handedness Right
Coach Chen Jin
Women's singles
Highest ranking 1 (December 20, 2012)
Current ranking 1 (April 17, 2014[1])
BWF profile
Updated on 03 June 2013.
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li (李).
Li Xuerui
Traditional Chinese 李雪芮
Simplified Chinese 李雪芮

Li Xuerui (born January 24, 1991 in Chongqing) is a female badminton player from China. As of 2012 she is the World No 1 women's singles player and the reigning Olympic Champion.[2][3] She was the runner up in the 2013 World Championships Competition.


Further information: Li Xuerui career statistics

Individual titles (18)[edit]

Year Tournament Opponent in final Score
2014 Indonesia Open Thailand Ratchanok Intanon 21-13, 21-13
2014 Japan Open Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying 21-16, 21-6
2014 Malaysia Open China Wang Shixian 21-16, 21-17
2013 Super Series Masters Finals Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying 21-8, 21-14
2013 China Open China Wang Shixian 16-21, 21-17, 21-19
2013 Indonesia Open Germany Juliane Schenk 21-16, 18-21, 21-17
2012 Super Series Masters Finals China Wang Shixian 21-9, 15-4r
2012 Hong Kong Open China Wang Yihan 21-12, 11-3r
2012 China Open Thailand Ratchanok Inthanon 21-12, 21-9
2012 Olympic Games China Wang Yihan 21-15, 21-23, 21-17
2012 India Open Germany Juliane Schenk 14-21, 21-17, 21-8
2012 Badminton Asia Championships China Wang Yihan 21-16, 16-21, 21-9
2012 All England Open China Wang Yihan 21-13, 21-19
2012 German Open Germany Juliane Schenk 21-19, 21-16
2011 Bitburger Open Netherlands Yao Jie 21-8, 21-9
2011 Thailand Open China Jiang Yanjiao 14-21, 21-14, 21-14
2010 Macau Open Indonesia Adriyanti Firdasari 21-18, 21-15
2010 Badminton Asia Championships China Liu Xin 21-13, 18-21, 21-19
Junior Tournaments
2008 Asian Junior Championships China Wang Shixian 22-20, 21-13
     Super Series tournament
     Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix tournament


  1. ^ BWF World Ranking
  2. ^ "Olympics badminton: China's Li wins women's singles gold". Retrieved 04-08-2012. 
  3. ^ "Li Xuerui clinches badminton gold". 4-08-2012. 

External links[edit]

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776 news items

India Today

India Today
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:02:30 -0700

Spaniard Carolina Marin stunned reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China to become the first European in 15 years to clinch the women's singles title at the World Badminton Championships on Sunday. The World No. 10, who had defeated India's PV ...


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:33:45 -0700

Copenhagen: China's Li Xuerui blasted away compatriot Han Li as she strode into the quarter-finals of the women's singles at the badminton world championships on Thursday. World number one Li started the contest against her 12th-seeded opponent in ...

Yahoo News

Yahoo News
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:53:02 -0700

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Olympic badminton champion Li Xuerui beat Denmark's Kristina Gavnholt at the world championships on Tuesday, a victory that marked the start of her campaign to make amends for a traumatic defeat in last year's final.

Yahoo! Voices

Yahoo! Voices
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:49:33 -0700

Earlier world number one Li Xuerui of China blasted away 12th-seeded compatriot Han Li 21-9, 21-17 to march into the last eight before calling out her upcoming opponent, India's Saina Nehwal. On Wednesday Saina called for the Badminton World ...

Channel News Asia

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:30:00 -0700

Neither Chen Long nor Li Xuerui were troubled on Tuesday as they cruised through their BWF World Championships openers. Having seen top seed Lee Chong Wei progress in routine fashion on the opening day of the tournament in Copenhagen, Chen ...

Times of India

Times of India
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:56:15 -0700

PV Sindhu: As her recent victory over Olympic champion Li Xuerui proved, PV Sindhu has forced everyone to take her seriously. She has not only beaten many of the world's top players, she has often brushed them aside with effortless ease. She is just 19 ...


Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:00:19 -0700

AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND Pebulu tangkis Spanyol, Carolina Marin, mengembalikan kok ke arah pemain Taiwan, Tai Tzu Ying, pada laga perempat final Kejuaraan Dunia 2014 di Ballerup Super Arena, Kopenhagen, Jumat (29/8/2014).

Antena 3 Noticias

Antena 3 Noticias
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:11:08 -0700

Carolina Marín ha derrotado a la gran favorita Li Xuerui y se proclama como campeona del mundo en bádminton. Número uno mundial por 17-21, 21-17 y 21-18 en 78 minutos en la final individual femenina del torneo que se ha disputado en Copenhague.

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