|Name Peter Gade|
Highest ranking 1
Children Alma Gade, Nanna Gade
Height 1.83 m
Ex-spouse Camilla Hoeg
Current ranking retired
Weight 73 kg
|Born December 14, 1976 (age 39)
Aalborg, Denmark (1976-12-14) |
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Peter Høeg Gade (born December 14, 1976 in Aalborg, Denmark) is a retired Danish professional badminton player. He currently resides in Holte in Copenhagen. He has two children with the former handball player Camilla Høeg.
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- Player attributes
- International Tournament wins
Gade made his mark in badminton history through his All England Open Badminton Championships singles title in 1999 and his five European Championships crowns in the men's singles event. He topped the world rankings from 1998 to 2001. With his 22 Grand-Prix titles, he has become one of the sport's most successful players. On June 22, 2006, he briefly recaptured the number one spot in the world rankings. This was achieved after winning the Singapore Open and reaching the quarter-final at the Malaysia Open.
With his defeat in the quarter-finals of the 2012 French Open Gade retired from international competition.
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His playing style is known for fast attacks, smooth footwork and constant pressure. His deception is particularly creative for a world badminton player, and he uses a widely recognised and highly successful "trademark shot" (the so-called "double action" of the racket sends the shuttle to the back of the court, while aiming to bring the player towards the net). With a plethora of deceptive shots, he has been known to win points from more outrageous attempts, such as the reverse forehand and backhand (using the opposite side of the racket head to the one anticipated, to make contact with the shuttlecock at a radically different angle).
International Tournament wins
Men's singles unless otherwise noted
2011 BWF Super Series – Men's Singles Standings
2010 BWF Super Series – Men's Singles Standings
2009 BWF Super Series – Men's Singles Standings
2008 BWF Super Series – Men's Singles Standings
2007 BWF Super Series – Men's Singles Standings
Gade represented Denmark in badminton singles in four summer Olympics (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012).
He reached the semifinals in the 2000 Summer Olympics, where he lost to eventual gold medalist Ji Xinpeng of China. In the bronze medal match, he lost to another Chinese player, Xia Xuanze.
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's singles, he defeated Chien Yu-Hsiu of Chinese Taipei and Nikhil Kanetkar of India in the first two rounds. However, in the quarter finals, Gade was defeated by the eventual champion, Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia 15–12, 15–12.
Gade stated that one of his final career goals would be a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. In an interview, he indicated that it might be one of his final big tournaments although not ruling out the possibility of continuing his career after the games. He was planning to retire after the Beijing Olympics and begin coaching badminton. Gade won his first match in the 2008 Beijing Olympics in round two after defeating Nabil Lasmari 21–6, 21–4. In the third round Gade faced Shoji Sato. Gade was nearly beaten after losing the first set 21–19 and Shoji Sato having 2 match points in the second with the score at 18–20. However, Gade won the set 22–20 and went on to win the third set 21–15. Gade lost in straight sets to the Chinese champion Lin Dan in the quarter-final.
In the 2012 Summer Olympics he was defeated by Chen Long of China in the Quarter-Finals.
Gade beat two-time Olympic Champion Lin Dan in a farewell exhibition match at the Copenhagen Masters on 27 December 2012 in front of a sold-out crowd at Falconer Salen.