World number one men's singles Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei, and world number one women's doubles China, Wang Xiaoli / Yu Yang, voted the best player this year.
The award is given directly by the President of the BWF World Badminton Federation, Kang Young Joong, on the sidelines ahead of a gala dinner tournament Super Series Final in Liuzhou, China.
for Chong Wei, this is the third title in a row. While double China is the first time.
Chong Wei's failed to win the world title for the first time, having conquered his rival Lin Dan. However, this season still boasts for Chong Wei, being able to snatch five Super Series tournament titles. He was listed as a player 11 times in a row appear in the final tournament.
While the pair Wang Xiaoli / Yu Yang was recorded as a pair of phenomenal. They won the world title and a clean sweep of five Premier Super Series tournament titles, plus other Super Series title.
The election of the Chinese partner is once again dashed hopes Liliyana Natsir. The couple Tontowi Ahmad is the only player who was nominated Indonesia.