Wendy Zhang

Wendy Zhang

Biographie

  • Won singles and doubles gold at the 2019 Canada Games 
  • Became a full-time singles player in 2021 and competed at her first BWF World Championships in 2022 
  • Earned her first win over a top-20 player (World No. 19 Kim Ga Eun) at the 2022 Uber Cup 
  • In 2022 was the runner-up at the Ukraine Open and finished third at the Orleans Masters, a BWF World Tour Super 100 event 
  • Won back-to-back U19 doubles titles at the Pan American Championships in 2018 and 2019; also won mixed doubles gold and singles silver in 2018 

A Little More About Wendy

Getting into the Sport: Started playing badminton at age 5 with her parents at a community centre in China; began competing at 8… Odds and Ends: Moved to Canada with her parents at age 9… 

Palmarès international

BWF World Championships: 2023 - R64 (singles); 2022 - R32 (singles)

BWF World Junior Championships: 2019 - R32 (singles), R32 (doubles); 2018 - R16 (singles), R32 (doubles), R64 (mixed)

BPA Pan American Championships: 2023 – R16 (singles); 2022 - R32 (singles)

BPA Pan American Junior Championships: 2019 - QF (singles), GOLD (doubles), QF (mixed doubles); 2018 - SILVER (singles), GOLD (doubles), GOLD (mixed doubles)