Who runs the academy?

Who runs the academy?

Zheng Yuli (Chinese: 郑昱鲤) is a retired female badminton player from China.


She earned a bronze medal as a semifinalist at both the 1985 IBF World Championships and 1987 IBF World Championships in women's singles, dropping three set matches in each case to her compatriots Han Aiping and Li Lingwei respectively.

She won the women's singles at the Japan Open in 1984 and at the Denmark Open in 1984 and 1986. Zheng played on Uber Cup (women's international) championship teams for China in 1986 and 1988.

Yuli now lives in Perth with her 2 daughters.

The academy was started in 2009.

The academy caters for children interested in playing badminton as a hobby and sport.

The academy also supports the Western Australia State Badminton teams.

YuLi coached the 2012, 2013 , 2014 and 2016 Under 17s WA badminton State team. The 2014 team won a historical bronze medal. The 2016 state team did even better and won a silver while one of her students won the triple crown. Information regarding the state teams can be found at http://badmintonwaunder17s.blogspot.com.au/

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Results of the 2nd An Yu and Tan and Tan Lawyers Family Tournament

Dear readers

What a great day of family bonding we had at the 2nd Annual An Yu and Tan and Tan Lawyers Family Tournament. There were over 50 teams competing this year in 4 categories.

The categories were:

Under 11,  Under 14, Under 17 and Open grade for players who have been in WA state teams.

The winners were:

Under 11:

1st Ardy Xiao and Selina Xiao
2nd David Nga and Daniel Nga
3rd Jack Eing and Zen Dian Eing

Under 14 :

1st  Bernice Teoh and Sok Teoh
2nd Johnny Kok and Robert Kok
3rd  Damien Wan and Kok Keong Wan

Under 17:

1st Trevor Brevis and Jasmine Tan
2nd Romy and Allan Puhalovich
3rd Alicia Xu and WenLiang Sim

Open Category:

1st Raymond and Tyzton Tan
2nd Chin We Lee and Jason Lee
3rd Wendy and Ying Xiang Lin

T shirts sponsored by AC Sports were presented to the mothers that took part.

We had some great action shots taken by Edward Loo from the Heathcote Camera Club.

Please go to the An Yu Facebook pages for all photos.

Thanks also to Angie and Anthea,  Irene Tan, Eric and Iris for  helping at the match desk.

Annie , my wife was the compere and as usual she did a stunning job.

Thanks to Matt Posa too for getting the PA system up and running.

It was great to see some of the younger players from last year's tournament competing again this year. Their improved badminton skills were very obvious from the last tournament thanks to Yuli's training.

I look forward to sponsoring the tournament again next year.

Under 11:  3rd Place Jack Eing and Zen Dian Eing 
Under 11: 2nd place David Nga and Daniel Nga

Under 11 champs Ardy and Selina Xia
Under 14: 3rd place Damien and Kok Keong Wan
Under 14: 2nd place Robert and Johny Kok
Under 14 Champs: Bernice and Sok Teoh
3rd place Under 17: Alicia Xu and WenLiang Sim

2nd place Under 17: Alan and Romy Puhalovich
Under 17s champs: Jasmine Tan and Trevor Brevis

Open: 3rd place Wendy and Xiang Lin

Open 2nd place: Jason and Chin We Lee 
Open champs: Tyzton and Raymond Tan