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Japan Open Badminton Championship 2017

On 19th to 24th September 2017, Japan Open Badminton Championship was held at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark won Men’s singles:

i.Denmark’s World Champion Viktor Axelsen defeated Malaysian player Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles final by 21-14, 19-21, 21-14.

ii.Viktor Axelsen won the Japan Open Men’s singles title.

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Carolina Marin of Spain won Women’s singles:

i.Carolina Marin of Spain defeated He Bingjiao of China by 23-21, 21-12 in the women’s singles final.

ii.Carolina Marin won the Japan Open Women’s singles title.

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo won Men’s doubles:

i.Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia defeated Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko of Japan by 21-12 21-15 in the men’s doubles final.

ii.Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo won the Japan Open Men’s doubles title.

Misaki Matsutomoto and Ayaka Takahashi won Women’s doubles:

i.Japan’s Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo defeated South Korea’s Kim Ha-Na and Kong Hee-Yong by 21-18, 21-16 in the women’s doubles final.

ii.Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo won the Japan Open Women’s doubles title.

 Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping won Mixed doubles:

i.Chinese pair Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping defeated Japanese pair Takuro Hoki and Sayaka Hirota by 21-13, 21-8 in the mixed doubles final.

ii.Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping won the Japan Open Mixed doubles title.

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out in second round:

i.Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara defeated India’s PV Sindhu by 21-18, 21-8 in the second round of women’s singles.

ii.Spain’s Carolina Marin defeated India’s Saina Nehwal by 21-16, 21-13 in the second round of women’s singles.

Indian shuttlers Srikanth, Prannoy crashed out of Japan Open:

i.Indian player Kidambi Srikanth was defeated by Denmark’s world champion Viktor Axelsen by 17-21, 17-21 in the men’s singles quarterfinals.

ii.Indian player HS Prannoy was defeated by Chinese player Shi Yuqi by 15-21, 14-21 in the men’s singles quarterfinals.

About Japan Open Badminton Championship:

Purpose – Annual Badminton Tournament

Host Country  – Japan