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Chen Long Biography & Latest News

Chen Long Biography

Chen Long is a male badminton player from China. Chen participated in the Korea Open Super Series in the January of 2010 and made it through to the final of the Swiss Open where he finished runner-up to compatriot Chen Jin. He was part of the Chinese team that won gold at the 2010 Thomas Cup in Kuala Lumpur. Chen's first individual title of 2010 came at the Bitburger Open in Germany, where he beat Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to win a gold medal. He followed it up with a second team gold medal of the year with China at the Asian Games held in Guangzhou and a victory at China Open Super Series two weeks later. Chen's strong finish to the year saw his world ranking rise to a career high of 3rd, briefly making him the top-ranked Chinese player. His first individual title of 2011 came at the Thailand Open. Thereafter he won his first China Masters title and followed it up with his first Japan Open title. In October, Chen won his third consecutive Super Series tournament at the Denmark Open. In the 2012 summer Olympics, Chen was defeated in the semi-final of the men's singles by Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, but proceeded to win bronze after defeating Lee Hyun-il in the bronze medal match.

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German Open Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting to Chen Long
German Open Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting to Chen Long
With his loss, the Indian campaign comes to an end at this Grand Prix Gold tournament.
German Open Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth sets up pre-quarter-final clash with Chen Long
German Open Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth sets up pre-quarter-final clash with Chen Long
Srikanth will now meet the fifth-ranked Chen Long.
China Open: PV Sindhu storms into the semi-finals, Ajay Jayaram exits
China Open: PV Sindhu storms into the semi-finals, Ajay Jayaram exits
Sindhu ran out winner in straight games.
2016 Indonesia Superseries: Top 5 Men's Singles contenders
2016 Indonesia Superseries: Top 5 Men's Singles contenders
A look at who can take home the crown in Jakarta.
Thomas Cup 2016: Top 5 contenders
Thomas Cup 2016: Top 5 contenders
A look at the Top 5 contenders for the Thomas Cup.
Australian Badminton Open: Chen Long, Lin Dan make final preparations before Olympics
Australian Badminton Open: Chen Long, Lin Dan make final preparations before Olympics
The tournament will also feature the best shuttlers from Indonesia, India, Denmark and Malaysia.
Badminton Asia Championships 2016: Results
Badminton Asia Championships 2016: Results
Results from the Badminton Asia Championships.
Top 5 men’s singles contenders for the China Masters GPG
Top 5 men’s singles contenders for the China Masters GPG
Chen Long and Lin Dan head the list of contenders for the men's singles title at the China Masters
Top 5 Men’s Singles contenders for the Singapore Open Superseries title
Top 5 Men’s Singles contenders for the Singapore Open Superseries title
Lin Dan and Chen Long lead the biggest contenders' list for the Singapore Open Superseries title
Looking back at the past 5 years of the Malaysia Open SSP
Looking back at the past 5 years of the Malaysia Open SSP
A recap of the singles performances at the Malaysia Open SSP over the last five years
2016 Malaysian Open Superseries Premier: Top 5 Men's Singles contenders
2016 Malaysian Open Superseries Premier: Top 5 Men's Singles contenders
Who are the 5 men likely to win at Shah Alam?
2016 All-England Championships: Defending Champion Chen Long dumped out of tournament
2016 All-England Championships: Defending Champion Chen Long dumped out of tournament
Top seed Chen was beaten 21-19 21-17 by fellow Chinese Xue Song
2016 All England Championships: Day 2 Results
2016 All England Championships: Day 2 Results
A look at how things unfolded on Day 2 at Birmingham.
All-England Championships: Chen Long and Carolina Marin made to work for first round win
All-England Championships: Chen Long and Carolina Marin made to work for first round win
Lin Dan also eased into the second round.
5 Men's Singles contenders at the All England Championships
5 Men's Singles contenders at the All England Championships
A look at the 5 players who can win the All England title in the Men's Singles.
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