|Born||12 August 1992|
|Residence||Milton Keynes, England|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Retired||6 September 2022|
|Highest ranking||43 (15 November 2018)|
Toby Penty (born 12 August 1992) is a retired English badminton player.He started playing badminton at aged 9, and won U-19 English National Championships in 2011. In 2010, he won junior titles in the Netherlands and Switzerland. In 2017, he won the Swedish International tournament in the men's singles event.
Penty competed at the 2019 European Games, 2020 Olympic Games and at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Penty announced his retirement on 6 September 2022. The 2022 BWF World Championships was his last tournament.
Penty has lost all of his hair on his body since November 2018, and it was diagnosed as alopecia.
The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.
|2017||Scottish Open||Lucas Corvée||21–14, 24–22||Winner|
|2012||Polish International||Kieran Merrilees||12–21, 18–21||Runner-up|
|2012||Swiss International||Dieter Domke||14–21, 22–20, 18–21||Runner-up|
|2014||Welsh International||Kieran Merrilees||15–21, 10–21||Runner-up|
|2015||Estonian International||Anton Kaisti||16–21, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2015||Hellas International||Fabian Roth||19–21, 21–19, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2017||Estonian International||Raul Must||21–16, 22–24, 13–21||Runner-up|
|2017||Swedish International||Setyaldi Putra Wibowo||21–12, 21–11||Winner|
|2017||Kharkiv International||Lee Cheuk Yiu||21–17, 21–13||Winner|
|2018||Slovenian International||Pablo Abián||21–18, 21–18||Winner|
|2018||Belgian International||Victor Svendsen||21–13, 19–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2019||Spanish International||Kunlavut Vitidsarn||14–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
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The 2021 BWF season was the overall badminton circuit organized by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for the 2021 badminton season to publish and promote the sport. The world badminton tournament in 2021 consisted of:
1. BWF tournaments
The 2022 BWF season was the overall badminton circuit organized by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for the 2022 badminton season to publish and promote the sport. The world badminton tournament in 2022 consisted of: