The 104th YONEX All England Open Begins

The most prestigious badminton tournament in the world got underway today at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham. Following last week’s highly successful Grand Prix Gold YONEX German Open, the 104th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships looks to be one of the most competitive and entertaining competitions yet. The YONEX All England Open Badminton official trailer shows the passion, tension and excitement this tournament has generated since 1899: 

Lee Chong Wei, World No.1 ranked player and YONEX ambassador, is aiming for his third All England title. This year he arrives with a new weapon, The VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II. This racquet is designed for shock force and maximum energy transfer. See what he thinks about it here:

Ratchanok Intanon, 2013 World Champion, and 2011 All England Champions, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, have joined Lee Chong Wei in playing with the VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II. The racquet is now being used by four of the world’s best badminton players, indicating the power and integrity of the VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II