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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 13:19, 26 October 2013 (UTC).
Li Xuerui
Simplified Chinese 李雪芮
Traditional 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.


Individual titles (16)[edit]

Year Tournament Opponent in final Score
2014 Malaysia Open (badminton) 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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336 news items

Times of India

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:45:00 -0700

SINGAPORE, April 10 (Xinhua) -- China's world No. 1 Li Xuerui struggled to make it to the quarterfinals of the Singapore Open on Thursday, while men's singles world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei won a quick victory against China's 24-year-old Chen Yuekun.
Zee News
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:56:15 -0700

New Delhi: Olympic champion Li Xuerui on thursday lauded Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu and called them "strong opponents" against whom they can never afford to give an inch. "They are strong opponents, always tough to beat and we ...
Badminton World Federation
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:42:24 -0700

1 Li Xuerui clawed into the quarter-finals of the OUE Singapore Open today at the expense of Japan's Minatsu Mitani. Recovering from a first-game loss and 15-19 down in the second game, China's ace Women's Singles player roared home in the third game ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0700

Second seed Wang Shixian beat her top seeded compatriot Li Xuerui, Olympic champion, 22-20, 21-19. The 47-minute contest lacked intensity though the crowd was treated to some long rallies. Xuerui, trailing for the better part of the first game, led 18 ...
Times of India
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:07:30 -0700

NEW DELHI: The Delhi crowd saw an All England repeat on Super Sunday at the $250,000 Yonex-Sunrise India Open. First the stage was set for No. 2 Wang Shixian to frustrate world No. 1 Li Xuerui 22-20, 21-19 in what could be called her comeback year.
The West Australian
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:56:15 -0700

Singapore (AFP) - World number one Lee Chong Wei blazed into the Singapore Open men's final Saturday while Olympic champion Li Xuerui set up a women's showdown with her Chinese rival Wang Yihan. Malaysia's Lee weathered a storm of attacking ...
Badminton World Federation
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:18:45 -0700

The Thai has already troubled the likes of Olympic champion Li Xuerui and No.3 Wang Yihan. Her chief opponents on the road to the final are likely to be China's He Bing Jiao (winner of the Vietnam Open 2013) and Japan's Aya Ohori, who stumbled in the ...
India West
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:56:15 -0700

The list is still headed by Olympic champion Li Xuerui, while Shixian and Yihan Wang are ranked second and third. In men's singles, Parupalli Kashyap jumped four places to be back in the top 20. The former world no. 6 was rewarded for his semifinal and ...

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