Sunday, July 17, 2011

Tine Baun

Tine Baun (born 21 July 1979, née Rasmussen) is a female badminton player from Denmark.Most notably, she has won the prestigious All England Open Badminton Championships women's singles title twice in 2008 and 2010.Baun played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics, losing to Petya Nedeltcheva of Bulgaria in the round of 32.
As for Baun's record in the BWF Super Series, she won the 2007 Japan Open beating all Chinese born-player from the 1st match and also the 1st seeded, Zhang Ning of China in quarterfinal, 2008 Malaysia Open. She also won the 2008 All England Super Series title, beating the 3rd seeded, Lu Lan of China in rubber set, 21–11, 18–21, 22–20 and 2008 Singapore Super Series, beating Zhou Mi of Hongkong in the final.
She won the silver medal at the 2008 European Badminton Championships after losing from Xu Huaiwen of Germany in the final with rubber set.Baun also played at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as the 6th seed. She beat Akvile Stapusaityte from Lithuania in the round of 32, but again had to "go home" early, losing to Maria Kristin Yulianti of Indonesia 21–18, 19–21, 14–21 in the round of 16.
Tine had claimed three titles in 2009, the Malaysia Open by beating the 1st seeded, Zhou Mi of Hongkong in the final, Korea Open by beating Pi Hongyan of France and Denmark Open by beating the 1st seeded, Wang Yihan of China. She played in 2009 All England Super Series as the first seed. She reached the final by beating two youngsters in the quarterfinal and semifinal, but failed to retain her title after losing to another youngster from China, Wang Yihan in rubber set, 19–21, 23–21, 11–21.
Tine Baun Sweet Smile
Tine Baun The Best

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