Tai nominated for BWF’s Female Player of the Year

Taipei Times
Date: Dec 10, 2018
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying has been nominated by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for

Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying returns to India’s V. Sindhu Pusarla in their Asian Games women’s singles final in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Aug. 28.  Photo: AFP

Female Player of the Year, the BWF Web site announced on Friday.

China’s Huang Yaqiong and Japan’s women’s doubles pairing, Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota, have also been nominated for the prestigious award, which is to be presented today at the BWF’s annual gala dinner in Guangzhou, China.

Ranked the world No. 1 female player, Tai won women’s singles titles at eight tournaments: the Indonesia Masters, All England Open, Badminton Asia Championships, Malaysia Open, Indonesia Open, Asian Games, Chinese Open and Denmark Open.

Except for two weeks in April, she has been at the top of the world rankings since Dec. 1, 2016.    [FULL  STORY]

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