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Read all the latest news from top YONEX players like Lee Chong Wei, Ratchanok Intanon and Saina Nehwal. This is the only place to get the latest information from YONEX Badminton, including interviews and daily tournament updates during major events throughout the year. We'll also bring you breaking news on the latest product launches so you can stay ahead of the game - and ahead of your opponents.

  • A First for Spain: Carolina Marin Takes Home the 2014 BWF World Championships Title

    A First for Spain: Carolina Marin Takes Home the 2014 BWF World Championships Title

    Date
    01/09/2014

    On August 31st, 2014 European champion Carolina Marin (NANORAY Z-SPEED, SHBF1NLTD) made history, becoming the first Spanish badminton player to win the BWF World Championships. She defeated world No. 1 Li Xuerui in a thrilling three-set match, 17-21 21-17 21-18.

  • European Champion Marin Defeats Former World Champion

    European Champion Marin Defeats Former World Champion

    Date
    29/08/2014

    On August 28th, 2014, day four of the BWF World Championships, European champion Carolina Marin (NANORAY Z-SPEED, SHBF1NLTD) proved her abilities, defeating 2011 World Champion Wang Yihan of China.

  • Seeded Doubles Pairs Through to Next Round

    Seeded Doubles Pairs Through to Next Round

    Date
    28/08/2014

    Receiving a first round bye, many seeded YONEX doubles pairs played their first match at the BWF World Championships 2014 on Wednesday, August 27th. Star pairs such as No. 3 seed Mathias Boe (ARCSABER 11, SHBSC6iEX)/Carsten Mogensen (ARCSABER 11, SHB87LTD) and No. 2 seed Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP)/Christinna Pedersen (NR800, SHB-01LX) advanced to the last 16, proudly winning their opener in straight sets in front of their home crowd.

  • Defending Champion Ratchanok Makes a Good Start

    Defending Champion Ratchanok Makes a Good Start

    Date
    27/08/2014

    Defending champion and 19-year-old Ratchanok Intanon (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II, SHBF1NLX) is back on the BWF World Championships‘ grand stage, and commenced her campaign there on Tuesday, August 26th 2014. Australian Open winner, Saina Nehwal (NANORAY 900) advanced to the last 16. Saina has been maintaining good form since changing her racquet to NANORAY 900.

  • Fine Start for YONEX Shuttlers in Copenhagen

    Fine Start for YONEX Shuttlers in Copenhagen

    Date
    26/08/2014

    The 2014 BWF World Championships kicked off on August 25th in Copenhagen, Denmark. The world’s star players, Lee Chong Wei (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II LCW, SHB01LTD), Jan O. Jorgensen (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II, SHBSC6iEX) and Viktor Axelsen (ARCSABER 11, SHB-87EX) advanced to the second round, winning their opening matches in straight sets.

  • Meet the YONEX Stringing Team

    Meet the YONEX Stringing Team

    Date
    26/08/2014

    It is our great pleasure to announce a new website devoted to the YONEX Stringing Team. The YONEX Stringing Team is a diverse group of individuals from several different countries and backgrounds, with years of stringing experience under their belts.

  • VOLTRIC 70 E-tune Website and Promo Vid Online

    VOLTRIC 70 E-tune Website and Promo Vid Online

    Date
    22/08/2014

    On Tuesday we were proud to reveal our newest racquet, the VOLTRIC 70 E-tune. Today, the official site for the racquet has gone live, as well as a promotional video.

  • Quality is King: Why Jorgensen & Axelsen Joined Team YONEX

    Quality is King: Why Jorgensen & Axelsen Joined Team YONEX

    Date
    19/08/2014

    In a press conference on August 12th, Team YONEX’s newest members—world No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II, SHBSC6iEX) and young star Viktor Axelsen (ARCSABER 11, SHB-87EX)—discussed why they decided to sign with YONEX, and their deep trust in the brand. Legendary shuttler Peter Gade also attended the press conference to welcome the two stars.

  • The New VOLTRIC 70 E-tune: Tune Your Energy

    The New VOLTRIC 70 E-tune: Tune Your Energy

    Date
    19/08/2014

    YONEX is proud to announce its newest badminton racquet, the VOLTRIC 70 E-tune. The new racquet will be available worldwide on September 13th, with the official website and promotional video going live on August 22nd.

  • World No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen Joins Team YONEX

    World No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen Joins Team YONEX

    Date
    12/08/2014

    YONEX is proud to announce that Danish badminton player and world No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen has signed with YONEX.