The last major event of this year, the BWF World Superseries Finals will kick off today at the Stadium Badminton in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. YONEX is a proud supporter of this prestigious event as the official equipment supplier.
In Group A of men’s singles, YONEX player world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD) faces China’s Wang Zhengming. Kenichi Tago (NR-ZSP), in Group B, faces Hu Yun (NR-ZSP) and Tommy Sugiarto (ARC11, SHB01LTD) meets fellow Indonesian player, Sony Dwi Kuncoro.
World No. 1 in the men’s doubles, YONEX players Mohammad Ahsan (ARC-FB, SHBF1NLTD)/Hendra Setiawan (NR800,SHBF1NLTD) will face Macau Open GPG winner, Hoon Thien How (VTZF)/Tan Wee Kiong (VTZF) in Group A. In Group B the three time champions in this event, Mathias Boe (VT80)/Carsten Mogensen (ARC-FB), meet Ko Sung Hyun/Lee Yong Dae. Another match of Group B will be played between Hiroyuki Endo (VTZF)/Kenichi Hayakawa and Hirokatsu Hashimoto (ARC11)/Noriyasu Hirata (ARC11).
Ayaka Takahashi (VT80)/Misaki Matsutomo of women’s doubles, Group A, will face Jang Ye Na/Kim So Young. In Group B, Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP)/Christinna Pedersen (NR800, SHB-01LX) meet Duanganong Aroonkesorn/Kunchala Voravichitchaikul. Reika Kakiiwa (AT900T)/Miyuki Maeda (VT70) face Wang Xiaoli/Yu Yang (F).
The YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open champion Chris Adcock (VTZF, SHB01LTD)/Gabrielle Adcock (VT80, SHB-01LX) will face Chan Peng Soon (ARC10, SHBF1NLTD)/Goh Liu Ying (NR-ZSP, SHBF1NLX) in Group A of mixed doubles. Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen (NR800, SHB-01LX)(DEN) play against Xu Chen/Ma Jin.
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Tournament Schedule Day 1
Ayaka Takahashi (VT80)/Misaki Matsutomo (JPN) vs. Jang Ye Na/Kim So Young (KOR)
Reika Kakiiwa (AT900T)/Miyuki Maeda (VT70)(JPN) vs. Wang Xiaoli/Yu Yang (F) (CHN)