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Kenichi TAGO Biography & Latest News

Kenichi TAGO Biography

Kenichi TAGO is a male badminton player from Japan who is the son of former badminton player Yoshiko Yonekura. Since his debut in 2006, he has appeared in a nimber of tournaments and have even taken home some medals. In 2010, he surprisingly procured a silver medal in the final of the prestigious All England Open Badminton Championships. En route to the final he beat three seeded players including Nguyen Tien Minh, Chen Jin and Bao Chunlai. In the final, Tago lost to the first seed and reigning World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia with a score of 21–19 following an incorrect line call in Lee Chong Wei's favour at matchpoint. In 2012, he along with the Japanese squad competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics held at London but failed to take home a medal.

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Japanese badminton player Kento Momota axed from Rio Olympic squad
Japanese badminton player Kento Momota axed from Rio Olympic squad
The India Open winner and teammate Kenichi Tago will not be able to participate in Rio 2016
Japan ousts Thomas Cup defending champions China
Japan ousts Thomas Cup defending champions China
Saina clears first hurdle at All England Championship
Saina clears first hurdle at All England Championship
Saina grouped with Schenk and Baun in World Superseries Finals
Saina grouped with Schenk and Baun in World Superseries Finals
Shenzhen, China - Saina Nehwal has been grouped alongside top non-Chinese contenders Juliane Schenk, Tine Baun and Ratchanok Intanon for the BWF Worl ...
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