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.
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