Wakana NAGAHARA

Biography
Birthday: 09/01/1996 (26)
Height: 170 cm

Wakana Nagahara (永原 和可那, Nagahara Wakana, born 9 January 1996) is a Japanese badminton player. She is a two-time world champion in the women's doubles. Nagahara attended Aomori Yamada High School, and was part of the Japanese national junior team that won the bronze medals at the 2013, 2014 Asian and 2014 World Junior Championships. She won her first senior international title at the 2014 Smiling Fish International in the women's doubles event partnered with Mayu Matsumoto. In national events, she plays for the Hokuto Bank team. Nagahara was awarded as the 2018 Most Improved Player of the Year by the BWF together with her partner Mayu Matsumoto. They obtained the honour after winning the 2018 BWF World Championships title and improving their ranking from 14 to 3 in the world. On 30 April 2019, she reached a career high as the women's doubles world No. 1.
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Win/Loss: 20-9 (Walkovers: 0-0)

Finals:
Tournament Cat. Opponent Result
Thailand Open 2022 WD Nami MATSUYAMA / Chiharu SHIDA Runner-up
French Open 2022 WD TAN Pearly Koong Le / Muralitharan THINAAH Runner-up


All Matches:
*Ranks in brackets and marked with asterisk are unofficial
Category Round Rank* Player Score Player Rank* Duration
Australian Open 2022   15/11/2022-20/11/2022
WD Round 1 7 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-8 / 21-6 Erena CALDER -HAWKINS / Anona PAK 624 24
WD Round 2 7 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-15 / 13-21 / 21-18 Yujia JIN / WONG Jia Ying Crystal 51 61
WD Quarter-final 46 LEE Chia Hsin / TENG Chun Hsun 22-20 / 21-18 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 7 49
French Open 2022   25/10/2022-30/10/2022
WD Round 1 7 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-15 / 21-18 Rachel HONDERICH / Kristen TSAI 21 51
WD Round 2 7 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 17-21 / 21-7 / 21-8 Benyapa AIMSAARD / Nuntakarn AIMSAARD 19 59
WD Quarter-final 7 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-15 / 23-21 JEONG Na Eun / KIM Hye Jeong 8 56
WD Semi-final 7 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-14 / 25-23 Yuki FUKUSHIMA / Sayaka HIROTA 12 53
WD Final 11 TAN Pearly Koong Le / Muralitharan THINAAH 21-19 / 18-21 / 21-15 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 7 72
Denmark Open 2022   18/10/2022-23/10/2022
WD Round 1 - BAEK Ha Na / LEE So Hee 21-23 / 21-17 / 21-11 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 6 80
Japan Open 2022   30/8/2022-4/9/2022
WD Round 1 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-14 / 21-11 Rin IWANAGA / Kie NAKANISHI 19 40
WD Round 2 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-16 / 19-21 / 21-16 Margot LAMBERT / Anne TRAN 48 75
WD Quarter-final 32 BAEK Ha Na / LEE Yu Lim 21-17 / 21-17 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 6 51
World Championships 2022   22/8/2022-28/8/2022
WD Round 2 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-17 / 21-18 Benyapa AIMSAARD / Nuntakarn AIMSAARD 29 41
WD Round 3 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-13 / 21-9 DU Yue / LI Wenmei 19 47
WD Quarter-final 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-13 / 19-21 / 21-12 LEE So Hee / SHIN Seung Chan 3 60
WD Semi-final 1 CHEN Qingchen / JIA Yifan 21-13 / 21-14 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 6 52
Malaysia Masters 2022   5/7/2022-10/7/2022
WD Round 1 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-10 / 21-11 Pichamon PHATCHARAPHISUTSIN / Nannapas SUKKLAD 310 29
WD Round 2 37 Anna Ching Yik CHEONG / TEOH Mei Xing 21-11 / 21-15 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 6 38
Malaysia Open 2022   28/6/2022-3/7/2022
WD Round 1 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-11 / 21-14 Ashwini BHAT K. / Shikha GAUTAM 56 29
WD Round 2 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-8 / 21-13 Supissara PAEWSAMPRAN / Puttita SUPAJIRAKUL 195 31
WD Quarter-final 6 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-15 / 23-21 Anna Ching Yik CHEONG / TEOH Mei Xing 44 44
WD Semi-final 33 ZHANG Shuxian / ZHENG Yu 11-21 / 21-19 / 21-17 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 6 68
Indonesia Open 2022   14/6/2022-19/6/2022
WD Round 1 210 Apriyani RAHAYU / Siti Fadia Silva RAMADHANTI 21-7 / 17-21 / 21-17 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 5 68
Thailand Open 2022   17/5/2022-22/5/2022
WD Round 1 5 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-14 / 21-18 HU Ling Fang / LIN Xiao Min - 32
WD Round 2 5 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-19 / 21-6 Ashwini BHAT K. / Shikha GAUTAM 66 29
WD Quarter-final 5 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 18-21 / 21-17 / 21-15 BAEK Ha Na / LEE Yu Lim 67 69
WD Semi-final 5 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-18 / 21-14 ZHANG Shuxian / ZHENG Yu 58 41
WD Final 7 Nami MATSUYAMA / Chiharu SHIDA 17-21 / 21-15 / 26-24 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 5 64
BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2022   8/5/2022-15/5/2022
WD Team Match 5 Mayu MATSUMOTO / Wakana NAGAHARA 21-11 / 21-12 Linda EFLER / Emma MOSZCZYNSKI - 34

Opponent:
Ashwini BHAT K. / Shikha GAUTAM 2 2 0 2022/5/19 2022/6/29
BAEK Ha Na / LEE Yu Lim 2 1 1 2022/5/20 2022/9/2
ZHANG Shuxian / ZHENG Yu 2 1 1 2022/5/22 2022/7/2
Anna Ching Yik CHEONG / TEOH Mei Xing 2 1 1 2022/7/1 2022/7/7
Benyapa AIMSAARD / Nuntakarn AIMSAARD 2 2 0 2022/8/24 2022/10/27
Linda EFLER / Emma MOSZCZYNSKI 1 1 0 2022/5/8 2022/5/8
HU Ling Fang / LIN Xiao Min 1 1 0 2022/5/17 2022/5/17
Nami MATSUYAMA / Chiharu SHIDA 1 0 1 2022/5/22 2022/5/22
Apriyani RAHAYU / Siti Fadia Silva RAMADHANTI 1 0 1 2022/6/15 2022/6/15
Supissara PAEWSAMPRAN / Puttita SUPAJIRAKUL 1 1 0 2022/6/30 2022/6/30
Pichamon PHATCHARAPHISUTSIN / Nannapas SUKKLAD 1 1 0 2022/7/6 2022/7/6
DU Yue / LI Wenmei 1 1 0 2022/8/25 2022/8/25
LEE So Hee / SHIN Seung Chan 1 1 0 2022/8/26 2022/8/26
CHEN Qingchen / JIA Yifan 1 0 1 2022/8/27 2022/8/27
Rin IWANAGA / Kie NAKANISHI 1 1 0 2022/8/30 2022/8/30
Margot LAMBERT / Anne TRAN 1 1 0 2022/9/1 2022/9/1
BAEK Ha Na / LEE So Hee 1 0 1 2022/10/19 2022/10/19
Rachel HONDERICH / Kristen TSAI 1 1 0 2022/10/26 2022/10/26
JEONG Na Eun / KIM Hye Jeong 1 1 0 2022/10/28 2022/10/28
Yuki FUKUSHIMA / Sayaka HIROTA 1 1 0 2022/10/29 2022/10/29
TAN Pearly Koong Le / Muralitharan THINAAH 1 0 1 2022/10/30 2022/10/30
Erena CALDER -HAWKINS / Anona PAK 1 1 0 2022/11/16 2022/11/16
Yujia JIN / WONG Jia Ying Crystal 1 1 0 2022/11/17 2022/11/17
LEE Chia Hsin / TENG Chun Hsun 1 0 1 2022/11/18 2022/11/18

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Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Best
World Championships - - - - W W - SF SF W ('18 '19)
All England - - - - SF F QF W - W ('21)
Indonesia Open - - - - F QF - - R1 F ('18)
Malaysia Open - - - - QF QF - - SF SF ('22)
Japan Open - R1 R1 R1 QF F - - QF F ('19)
Denmark Open - - - - - SF F - R1 F ('20)
French Open - - - SF W SF - - F W ('18)
Victor China Open - - - - F R2 - - - F ('18)
Fuzhou China Open - - R2 - F SF - - - F ('18)
Chinese Taipei Open R2 R1 - SF - - - - - SF ('17)
Thailand Open - - F - QF QF R1/R1 - F F ('16 '22)
Hong Kong Open - - - QF - SF - - - SF ('19)
German Open - - - - R2 SF - - - SF ('19)
Russia Open F R1 - - - - - - - F ('14)
Canada Open - QF - W - - - - - W ('17)
SINGAPORE OPEN - - - - - W - - - W ('19)
Olympic Games - - - - - - - QF - QF ('21)
Australian Open - - - - - QF - - QF QF ('19 '22)
New Zealand Open - - R2 R2 - QF - - - QF ('19)
US Open - R1 F F - - - - - F ('16 '17)
Korea Open - - - QF QF R2 - - - QF ('17 '18)
Korea Masters - - QF - - - - - - QF ('16)
Indonesian Masters - - - - - SF R2 - - SF ('19)
Spain Masters - - - - W - - - - W ('18)
Season Finals - - - - SF F - - - F ('19)
Macau Open - - - QF - - - - - QF ('17)
Malaysia Masters - - R1 - - SF - - R2 SF ('19)
Badminton Asia Championships - - - - - F - - - F ('19)

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Tournament 2013 2017 2018 2020 Best
Japan Open R2 - - - R2 ('13)
Denmark Open - - R1 - R1 ('18)
Fuzhou China Open - R1 - - R1 ('17)
Hong Kong Open - - QF - QF ('18)
Malaysia Masters - - - QF QF ('20)


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