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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.

  • SHOCK FORCE, VOLTRIC Z-FORCE Ⅱ Debuts

    SHOCK FORCE, VOLTRIC Z-FORCE Ⅱ Debuts

    Date
    17/01/2014

    YONEX’s new badminton racquet, VOLTRIC Z-FORCE Ⅱ is unveiled. It will be released on late February, 2014.

  • YONEX Players Compete for Semifinal Spots at Malaysia Open

    YONEX Players Compete for Semifinal Spots at Malaysia Open

    Date
    17/01/2014

    Malaysian hero Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD) advanced to the quarterfinal of the Malaysia Open on Thursday, January 16th, with younger players Kento Momota and Akane Yamaguchi continuing their campaign.

  • Teenage Sensations Shine in 1st Round of Malaysia Open

    Teenage Sensations Shine in 1st Round of Malaysia Open

    Date
    16/01/2014

    2012 world junior champion, 19-year-old Kento Momota of Japan, defeated former junior champion Viktor Axelsen by 12-21 24-22 21-18 in the first round of the Malaysia Open. 2013 YONEX OPEN JAPAN winner and 2013 world junior champion, 16-year-old Akane Yamaguchi, clinched a win in a tough match against 2013 world champion Ratchanok Intanon (ARC-FB,SHBF1NLX), with 21-18 23-25 21-16.

  • Malaysia Open Kicks Off as the Newest Superseries Premier Tournament

    Malaysia Open Kicks Off as the Newest Superseries Premier Tournament

    Date
    15/01/2014

    Just one month after the BWF World Superseries Finals, the stage of world badminton returns to Malaysia this week for the Malaysia Open, with qualifying matches held on Tuesday, January 14th. Held as a Superseries Premier tournament for the first time, YONEX proudly supports this event, providing an on-site stringing service, as well as shuttlecocks, and other equipment.

  • Boe & Mogensen Win Their Second Korea Open Title

    Boe & Mogensen Win Their Second Korea Open Title

    Date
    14/01/2014

    At the beginning of the 2014 season, Mathias Boe (VT80) and Carsten Mogensen (ARC-FB, SHBF1NLTD) captured their second title at the Korea Open. Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD) and Ratchanok Intanon (ARC-FB,SHBF1NLX) were runners-up in singles events.

  • Incredible Finale for 2013: Lee, Ahsan/Setiawan & Juhl/Pedersen Seize Superseries Titles

    Incredible Finale for 2013: Lee, Ahsan/Setiawan & Juhl/Pedersen Seize Superseries Titles

    Date
    15/12/2013

    On the last day of the BWF World Superseries Finals, Stadium Badminton Kuala Lumpur was bursting at the seams with excitement, as Malaysian fans piled in to see their favorite athletes perform. Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD), Mohammad Ahsan (ARC-FB)/Hendra Setiawan (NR800, SHBF1NLTD), Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP)/Christinna Pedersen(NR800, SHB-01LX) took home Superseries titles in this exciting end-of-the-year event.

  • Who Will Win the Title at the 2013 BWF World Superseries Finals?

    Who Will Win the Title at the 2013 BWF World Superseries Finals?

    Date
    15/12/2013

    December 14th marked the semi-finals of the BWF World Superseries Finals. This tournament introduces the new instant review system that allows players to challenge calls. This system is a first in badminton, and is bringing a new degree of excitement and drama to the tournament.

  • Lee Chong Wei Advances to the Semi-Finals with Three Straight-Game Victories

    Lee Chong Wei Advances to the Semi-Finals with Three Straight-Game Victories

    Date
    13/12/2013

    Dominating all his matches with straight-game victories in the round robin, the world No.1 Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD) has triumphantly made it to the semi-finals in this year’s BWF World Superseries Finals. Danish Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP) and Christinna Pedersen(NR800, SHB-01LX) also won all three matches, advancing to the semi-finals.

  • Lee, Tago, Ahsan/Setiawan & Juhl/Pedersen Qualify for Semi-Finals

    Lee, Tago, Ahsan/Setiawan & Juhl/Pedersen Qualify for Semi-Finals

    Date
    13/12/2013

    December 12th marked day 2 of the BWF World Superseries Finals. Malaysian fans have flooded the courtside, with levels of excitement running high at Stadium Badminton in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Draws for the BWF World Superseries Finals Decided

    Draws for the BWF World Superseries Finals Decided

    Date
    11/12/2013

    The last major event of this year, the BWF World Superseries Finals, kick off today at Malaysia’s Stadium Badminton Kuala Lumpur. YONEX is very proud to support this grand and exciting event as the official equipment supplier.

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