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112th edition of All England Open 2020 held at Birmingham arena, England

2020 All England Open (officially known as the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2020) , was the 112th edition of  oldest badminton tournament organized jointly by Badminton England & Badminton World Federation (BWF), held at Arena Birmingham in Birmingham, England from March 11 -15, 2020.
The prize money of the tournament was $1,100,000 and comprised men’s (singles and doubles), women’s (singles and doubles), mixed doubles play.All England Open 2020List of Winners:

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Event Winners Runners
Men’s Singles Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) Chou Tien-chen (Chinese Taipei)
Women’s Singles Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) Chen Yufei (China)
Men’s Doubles Hiroyuki Endo (Japan)
Yuta Watanabe (Japan)
Marcus Fernaldi Gideon (Indonesia)
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Indonesia)
Women’s Doubles Yuki Fukushima(Japan)
Sayaka Hirota (Japan)
Du Yue (China)
Li Yinhui (China)
Mixed Doubles Praveen Jordan (Indonesia)
Melati Daeva Oktavianti (Indonesia)
Dechapol Puavaranukroh (Thailand)
Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thailand)

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Highlights:

i.Viktor Axelsen became the 1st  Denmark player to win the All England title for 21 years, while in the women’s singles final Tai Tzu-ying overpassed the  world number one Chen Yufei to secure a title at the event.

About 2020 All England Open:

  • It became the 5th tournament of the 2020 BWF World Tour following the postponement of the 2020 German Open due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
    It was a part of the All England Open championships, which had been held since 1899.
  • Level- Super 1000 [The best 15 singles players and 10 doubles pairs (according to BWF Ranking) are eligible to play all Super 1000 tournaments].
  • The winners of the men’s and women’s singles titles will earn $77,000 each, doubles was $81, 400.

About Badminton World Federation (BWF):
Headquarters
– Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
President– Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen