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Read all the latest news from top YONEX players like Lee Chong Wei, Taufik Hidayat 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.

  • Lee, Adcock & White Crowned YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Titles

    Lee, Adcock & White Crowned YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Titles

    Date
    25/11/2013

    World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD) took his sixth title of the year, and the English mixed doubles pair Chris Adcock (VTZF,SHB01LTD)/Gabrielle White (VT80, SHB-01LX) won their first Superseries title at the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open. Chris and Gabrielle became the second English players to win the Superseries title, and it was also the first time England had won a Hong Kong Open title since 1987.

  • Hoon/Tan & Pedersen Become Runners-up at China Open

    Hoon/Tan & Pedersen Become Runners-up at China Open

    Date
    18/11/2013

    One of the Superseries Premier events, China Open was held from November 12th to 17th in Shanghai. Malaysian Hoon Thien How (VTZF)/Tan Wee Kiong (VTZF) and Danish Christinna Pedersen (NR800) became runners-up.

  • 4 Titles for YONEX Players at the Bitburger Open

    4 Titles for YONEX Players at the Bitburger Open

    Date
    05/11/2013

    At the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold, ten YONEX players advanced to the final and took four titles home. The winners are Nichaon Jindapon (VT70) of women’s singles, Mads Pieler Kolding (ARC11) of men’s doubles, Eefje Muskens (VT70) of women’s doubles and Michael Fuchs (VT80)/Birgit Michels (NR700FX) of mixed doubles.

  • Koo & Tan Become Runners-up at YONEX French Open

    Koo & Tan Become Runners-up at YONEX French Open

    Date
    28/10/2013

    Using their NANORAY Z-SPEED racquet, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong advanced to the final stage of YONEX French Open in Paris.

  • Three Silvers for YONEX Players at Denmark Open

    Three Silvers for YONEX Players at Denmark Open

    Date
    21/10/2013

    At the YONEX Denmark Open 2013 in Odense, Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD), Mohammad Ahsan (ARC-FB, SHBF1NLTD)/Hendra Setiawan (NR800, SHBF1NLTD) and Christinna Pedersen (NR800, SHB01-LX)/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP) became the runners-up. The world champion Ratchanok Intanon (ARC-FB, SHB01-LX) came back from her injury and became the semifinalist.

  • Four Titles for YONEX Players in London

    Four Titles for YONEX Players in London

    Date
    07/10/2013

    At the first London Grand Prix Gold, YONEX players captured 4 titles. It was held from October 1st to 6th in Copper Box Arena. The titles were won by Carolina Marin (VTZF) of women’s singles, Mathias Boe (VT80)/Carsten Mogensen (ARC-FB, SHBF1NLTD) of men’s doubles, Christinna Pedersen (NR800, SHB01-LX)/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP) of women’s doubles and Michael Fuchs (VT80)/Birgit Michels (NR700FX) of mixed doubles.

  • Fourth Title for Lee, First for Ahsan & Setiawan

    Fourth Title for Lee, First for Ahsan & Setiawan

    Date
    22/09/2013

    It was a historical day at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on September 22nd. After Taufik Hidayat’s retirement ceremony in front of Japanese fans, World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD) broke the record to capture 4th title of YONEX OPEN JAPAN by defeating local hero Kenichi Tago (NR-ZSP), 23-21 21-17.

  • Sunday, September 22nd: Finals	Lee aims for the title again. Tago challenges for Japan's first title.

    Sunday, September 22nd: Finals Lee aims for the title again. Tago challenges for Japan's first title.

    Date
    21/09/2013

    13:00 Men's Singles Defend the title? First ever Japanese male winner? Lee Chong Wei (MAS) vs. Kenichi Tago (JPN)

  • Ahsan & Setiawan Show Their World Beating Performance

    Ahsan & Setiawan Show Their World Beating Performance

    Date
    20/09/2013

    Men’s Doubles Mohammad Ahsan (ARC-FB, SHBF1NLTD)/Hendra Setiawan (NR800, SHBF1NLTD)(INA) 2-0 (21-19, 21-19) Yuya Komatsuzaki & Hiroki Takeuchi (JPN)

  • YONEX OPEN JAPAN 2013 QFs on 20th: Akane Yamaguchi, defeating World Championships bronze medalist Sindhu P. V., is on court at 14:00.

    YONEX OPEN JAPAN 2013 QFs on 20th: Akane Yamaguchi, defeating World Championships bronze medalist Sindhu P. V., is on court at 14:00.

    Date
    19/09/2013

    Featured Matches Schedule 13:00 The Japan’s ace shuttler moves into the quarterfinals as expected. Kenichi Tago (JPN) vs. K. Srikanth (IND)

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