Top 20 Best Men’s Badminton Players and Their Equipment (New Data)

1.    Viktor Axelsen

Viktor was ranked first in the best badminton’s player. He belongs to Valby. He was just six years old when his Dad first introduced him to the game, and he became a professional player at the age of eight.

Age: 23

Height: 6 feet 4 inches

Net worth: $367,077.00.

Playing style: he is a right-handed player, known for his best strategical, spontaneous and aggressive shots.

Sports gear:

Every sportswear and footwear of Viktor that includes shoes, bag, clothing, and rackets belong to Yonex brand. The equipment that he has been using are DUORA Z-STRIKE and  Arcsaber 11 3UG4".

2.    Son Wan Ho

He was born in South Korea, and his teacher first recommended him to join sports, when he was in his elementary school. He is an ambitious player and spends five hours daily for training.

Age: 29 years

Height: 5 ft.8 inch

Net worth: $359,050.00

Playing Style: he is a right-handed player, and his playing style is defensive that make him win hundreds of games.

Sports gear:

Son Wan uses all his sportswear from the Victor brand, which has sponsored many of the other international players as well. He has been using Victor, Meteor X80 and VICTOR Hypernano X 900

3.    Srikanth Kidambi

He is an Indian player and was passionate about badminton at his early age of life. He has been a professional player since 2008, but became a part of an international team in 2012. He is the winner of China open tournament.

Age: 23 years

Height: 5 ft. 8 inches

Net Worth: over $386,752.50

Playing style: Kidambi is a right-handed player and has been very passionate and enthusiast towards the badminton career.

Sports gear:

He has been using all his sports essential like clothing, bag, and shoes from the Yonex. He has been using Yonex Arcsaber 11, Li Ning N9 Turbo Charging, Yonex Voltric Z Force 2 (current).

4.    Chen Long

Born in Hubei China in 1989 and currently residing in Beijing. He has been into the sports when he was a child of 8 years old. He was won many titles like he is the winner of the London Olympics 2012 and the MS Bronze Medallist.

Age: 28 years

Height: 6 ft.1inch.

Net worth: $1,057,527.50

Playing Style: Chen is a left-handed player and has known for his offensive and aggressive playing style.

Sports gear:

Chen Long has been employing various brands equipment’s throughout his career, though he preferred the Yonex sportswear and currently using Li Ning (N50, N80, and NEW N90IV) for his matches.

5.    Lin Dan

Born in Fujian China, He has a great love for the game and feels that the sport does not merely make him physically fit but also a social activity that keeps friends together. He is the 1st round Gold medallist player of many Olympic Games. 

Age: 34 years

Height: 5 ft.8 inches

Net worth: $903,005.00

Playing style: A right-handed player, with spontaneous shots, and mainly employ the defensive strategies.

Sports gear:

LIN was a sponsored player of Yonex. He has been wearing clothes, shoes, and bags from the same brand. The badminton racket he used is also from the Yonex:

Yonex VOLTRIC LD Force (current)
Yonex Voltric Z Force 2
Yonex Duora Z Strike
Li Ning Woods N-90
Yonex Artmotech 700

6.    Lee Chong Wei

Lee belongs to Malaysia and has been a professional badminton player since 2000, and has been playing in the national team since 1999. He currently resides in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. He has the ambition to achieve the Olympic Gold medal.

Age: 35 years

Height: 5 ft.6 inches

Net worth:1,708,882.50

Playing style: He is also a right-handed player and led the game with the best strategies, and sensible playing.

Sports gear:

Lei Chong primarily uses all his sports gear from the Yonex brand. 

Yonex Duora 10 LCW Frosty Blue (current)
Yonex Voltric Z force 2
Yonex Voltric Z Force
Yonex Voltric 80
Yonex Armotech 900P

7.    Chou Tien Chen

He belongs to Taiwan. He is an ambitious player and was born in Taipei in 1990. He has the ambition to become a medallist in Olympic Games. Chou has been a hardworking player; he was just 5 years old when he stepped into the sports.

Age: 27 years

Height: 5 ft.9 inches

Net worth: $242,318.50

Playing style: Chou is again a right-handed player that has gained a required skills to defeat the opponent player with a big lead.

Sports gear:

Chou has been employing his various sports accessories from different brands. Yonex and Victor have always been top of the list, and he is currently using all his sportswear and racket from Yonex: Doura 10.

8.    NG Ka Long Angus

The player is representing the Hong Kong and has a required potentiality to win many international leagues in the future. He inherited the badminton skills as his father was a great player of his time. He has been a part of the international team since 2012.

Age: 23 years

Height: 5 ft.9 inches

Net worth: $126,503.50

Playing style: he opts for various playing style, and adapt himself to the changing strategies to win the games.

Sports gear:

He primarily uses all his sports accessories that will count all like clothing, shoes, bag, and racket from a renowned brand Victor (TK 8000 racket). The brand victor was derived from a word victory.

9.    Wang Tzu Wei

The player represented the Taipei, Taiwan and was born in 1995. He had a considerable interest in the badminton and started playing when he was just a seven years old child. He is determined player and possesses the highly professional skills for gaming. 

Age: 22 years

Height: 5 ft. 8 inches

Net Worth: $65,716.00

Playing style: he is a right-handed player, and dominates the opponent player with his fierce shot.

Sports gear:

He uses all his sports gear from a renowned brand Victor. He has been using all his sportswear from the victor, moreover currently employing TK9000 racket.

10.    Wong Wing Ki Vincent

He started representing the Hong Kong junior team and completed the international junior events. He is an enthusiast player and stepped into the badminton field when he was just a five years old child. He is the winner of many national and international leagues.

Age: 27 years

Height: 6ft.0 inches

Net worth:135,027.50

Playing style: He is a right-handed badminton player. He timely selects various dominating strategies.

Sports gear:

All the sports range that is clothing, shoes, and bags provided to WONG is from the Yonex Company. He is currently using Voltric 70 E-tune for his matches.

11.    Anders Antonsen

He was born in Aarhus. He is a former winner of the Belgium international and European championship. Anders father belonged to a badminton club, and he was his inspiration. And he has a sporting ambition to be number one player in the badminton world.

Age: 20 years

Height: 6 ft.

Net worth: over $43,045.25

Playing style: A right-handed player always praised for his fierce and dominated shots and strategies to the opponent player.

Sports gear: 

He was sponsored by many of the brands and using the sportswear from various international brands. The FZ Forza. Racket: FZ CNT-Power 8.0 is the current model he is using.

12.    Tian Houwei

Representing China and became the international debut in Asia 2009. He was born in 1992 and considered to be a rising and highly professional player of the era. He started practicing the badminton field in 2000.

Age: 25 years

Height: 5 ft.9 inches

Net worth: $234,875.00

Playing style: a right-handed player, who is known for the wise and best-targeted shots to the opponent player.

Tian Houwei Equipment

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Sports gear:

Tian has all his sports accessories from a renowned brand Li-ning. The Li-ning brand always is known for providing the quality oriented sports goods and equipment to many rising and professional players.

13.    Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk

He belongs to Thailand and has won the Seagames gold medal. He was just sixteen when he first when he first became the part of national team. He was born in Bangkok in 1990 and started its international debut in Vietnam Open 1999.

Age: 27 years

Height: 5 ft.9 inches

Net worth: over $141,710.00

Playing style: a left-handed player that goes for the various playing style by analyzing the opponent's strategy.

Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk Equipment

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Sports gear:

His sponsor equipment and current racket model are from the Yonex Company. He has been currently using the Yonex Voltric 80 badminton racket.

14.    Lee Hyun-il

The player was born in Seoul, South Korea, and has been hard-working throughout his career. He follows a strict routine and always prioritizes his training. He was recommended by one of his teachers to join the sports, and since then he achieved many of the targets.

Age: 37 years

Height: 5 ft.8 inches

Net worth: $314,562.5

Playing style: He is a left-handed player. He is an experienced, and his playing style is offensive. 

Lee Hyun-il Equipment

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Sports gear:

Lee also has the sponsored equipment and all the sports essential from the Victor. 

15.    Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus

Born in Denmark in 1986 and now residing in the Valby, Copenhagen. He played his first match when he was just 7 years old. He was initially forced to join the game by his sisters, and then badminton became his passion. He is an ambitious player and wants to have a gold medal at worlds.

Age: 31years

Height: 5 ft.9 inches

Net worth: $191,649.10

Playing style: He is a right-handed badminton player with an offensive style of play.

Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus Equipment

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Sports gear:

He has currently been using the Carlton - Kinesis X900 LTD in his matches and was sponsored by many brands equipment. All the sports goods are from the Carlton.

16.    Rajiv Ouseph

He was born in 1986 in London. He has been a professional player since age 12 in European junior tournaments. He initially became the part of a team member in 2006. Though he has been rated 16th but still wants to be at the top of the list.

Age: 31 years

Height: 6 ft.2 inches

Net worth: $102,882.80

Playing style: he is a right-handed badminton player. His sharp striking and best shots are often difficult to handle for the opponent.

Rajiv Ouseph Equipment

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Sports gear:

Like many of the other players on the list, he also has sportswear accessories from one of the leading brand Yonex. He has the Nanoray 9000 for his current matches. He used Yonex Doura 10 in the past.

17.    Hu Yun

He is a Chinese badminton player and currently residing in Hong Kong. He has an excellent passion for the game and is ambitious to be the world champion in recent time. He was born in 1981 Hubei.

Age: 36 years

Height: 5 ft.9 inches

Net worth: over $182,837.50

Playing style: he is a right-handed badminton player. He is a versatile player and opts for different playing style.

Hu Yun Equipment

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Sports gear:

The current equipment has been using the YY 750 (Yonex Nanoray 750) and was sponsored by many of the international brands for his sports, clothing, and shoes.

18.    Jeon Hyeok Jin

He is a South Korean badminton player. And his father was his true inspiration who pushed him to join the sports. He is a passionate player and has won many national leagues, and on his way to winning many international titles as well.

Age: 22 years

Height: 5 ft.8 inches

Net worth:  $62,760.00

Playing style: he is a right-handed player and has all the abilities to defeat the opponent with a big lead.

Jeon Hyeok Jin Equipment

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Sports gear:

He has all his sports gear from a renowned brand Victor. He uses all his footwear, clothes, bag, and other accessories from the same brand victor.

19.     Hsu Jen Hao

His place of birth is Taiwan and was born in 1991. He is a professional player since 1997, and he struggled hard to achieve many titles. He has been an enthusiast for the game since his elementary school.

Age: 26 years

Height: 5 ft. 6 inches

Net worth: over 80,233.50

Playing style: A right-handed player and has a Rally style of play.

Hsu Jen Hao Equipment

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Sports Gear:

The sponsored equipment and current badminton rocket are from a brand Babolat (Land Bank Racket). All his sports accessories are from the same brand.

20.    Tommy Sugiarto

He is an Indonesian player, and his place of birth is Jakarta. He started his career in his early ages and started practicing in six years old. He had become professional when he was just seven years old.

Age: 29 years

Height: 5 ft.7 inches

Net worth: over $27,750.75

Playing style: He is a right-handed badminton player and has a fierce attitude towards badminton game.

Tommy Sugiarto Equipment

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Sports gear:

Like many other players on the list, Tommy always is sponsored by Yonex (VOLTRIC 80 E-tune racket). He uses all his sports accessories including shoes, clothing, and bag from the Yonex.

Peter S. Harper
 

I am Peter, a 39-year-old friendly being from the United States. I love playing a lot of sports such as tennis, table tennis, volleyball, softball, and badminton... I have created this blog to help you find information on different types of sports equipment and finding the right one to enhance your skills at the game.

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