Yonex All England Open 2023 Championship
It's time again for the annual Yonex All England Open, one of the most prestigious badminton tournaments in the world. This year, the tournament will take place from March 14 to March 19 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The Yonex All England Open is a WCF World Tour Super 1000 tournament and attracts the best badminton players from all over the world. Yonex All England Open is the legendary and one of the most important tournaments in the world. This year will be the 115th edition!
The tournament was first held in 1899 and has since become one of the most celebrated and respected badminton events in the world. The event has a rich history and has produced some of the biggest names in the sport, including legendary badminton player Lin Dan from China, who won the men's singles title six times, and Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei, who won the men's singles title five times.
This year's tournament is expected to be even more exciting than ever before, with many of the world's top badminton players vying for the titles. The tournaments include men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles and mixed doubles. Five rounds will be played for each discipline. Round 1 starts with 16 matches, round 2 8 matches, etc.
The 2022 winners are:
- Men's singles: Viktor Axelsen
- Women's singles: Akane Yamaguchi
- Mixed doubles: Yuta Watanabe + Arisa Higashino
- Men's doubles: Muhammad Shohibul Fikri + Bagas Maulana
- Women's doubles: Nami Matsuyama + Chiharu Shida
In men's singles, players such as current world number one Viktor Axelsen of Denmark, the reigning Olympic champion, Anthony Ginting and Jonatan Christie of Indonesia and Lee Zii Jia are expected to compete for the title. In women's singles, Akane Yamaguchi of Japen (the current world number one), An Se Yong of South Korea and Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan are favorites to win.
In the men's doubles, Muhammad Rian Ardianto/Fajar Alfian of Indonesia, the current number one in the world rankings, and Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik of Malaysia are expected to battle for the title. In the women's doubles, Chen/Jia of China, the current number one in the world rankings, and Shida/Matsuyama of Japan are the favorites.
In mixed doubles, Zheng/Huang of China, the current number one in the world rankings, and Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino of Japan, the reigning Olympic champions, are the tower high favorites.
In short, the 2023 Yonex All England Open promises to be an unforgettable tournament full of excitement and surprises. We will see who ultimately goes home with the titles and who can call himself the next badminton legend.
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