Tian Houwei (2011-2017) has retired from Professional Badminton after an awesome campaign in PBL(Premier Badminton League) 2018 with Delhi Acers where he earned impressive wins over Son Wan Ho and Srikanth Kidambi. Tian Houwei has been the winner of Three Grand Prix Gold Tournaments & the victory over Lee Chong Wei at 2013 Australian Open Grand Prix Gold brought this shuttler from Fujian in spotlight. His other two dominant runs were at London Grand Prix Gold 2013 and China Masters GPG 2017. A former World Champion at the Junior Level, Tian Houwei's finest achievement in the Pro Circuit was making the Final of YONEX ALL ENGLAND Championships in the year 2016 which enabled the left hander to move onto the career best ranking of 6. The tournament showed the true talent of Houwei where he scored wins over Rajeev Ouseph, Sameer Verma, Hans Kristian Solberg Vittinghus and the mercurial Kento Momota. The same year Tian Houwei reached the Final of Dubai World Superseries Finals but lost a very close match from a commanding position to the Dane,Viktor Axelsen. A title win in Jiangsu, China was Tian's last big achievement in the ultimate year of his career. Badminton Asia Championships was also a positive hunting ground for Tian Houwei where he bagged One Silver Medal in 2015 and another podium position in 2016. Playing Style - Gritty, Physical, Intense. Qualities - Focused, Great Defense, Speed of Movement Record in Major Tournaments - bronze Medal at 2014 Thomas Cup.