2018 Akita Masters

The 2018 Akita Masters (officially known as the Yonex Akita Masters 2018 for sponsorship reasons) was a badminton tournament which took place at CNA Arena Akita in Japan from 24 to 29 July 2018 and had a total purse of $75,000.

2018 Akita Masters
Tournament details
Dates24–29 July
LevelSuper 100
Total prize moneyUS$75,000
VenueCNA Arena Akita
LocationAkita, Akita Prefecture, Japan
Champions
Men's SinglesThailand Sitthikom Thammasin
Women's SinglesJapan Sayaka Takahashi
Men's DoublesIndonesia Akbar Bintang Cahyono
Indonesia Muhammad Reza Pahlevi Isfahani
Women's DoublesJapan Ayako Sakuramoto
Japan Yukiko Takahata
Mixed DoublesJapan Kohei Gondo
Japan Ayane Kurihara
2019

TournamentEdit

The 2018 Akita Masters was the fourth Super 100 tournament of the 2018 BWF World Tour and also part of the Akita Masters championships, which was held for the first time. This tournament was organized by the Nippon Badminton Association with the sanction from the BWF.[1]

VenueEdit

This international tournament was held at CNA Arena Akita in Akita, Japan.[1]

Point distributionEdit

Below is the point distribution table for each phase of the tournament based on the BWF points system for BWF Tour Super 100 events.[2]

Winner Runner-up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32 33/64 65/128 129/256 257/512 513/1024
5,500 4,680 3,850 3,030 2,110 1,290 510 240 100 45 30

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for this year's tournament was US$75,000. Distribution of prize money was in accordance with BWF regulations.[1]

Event Winner Finals Semifinals Quarterfinals Last 16
Singles $5,625 $2,850 $1,087.5 $450 $262.5
Doubles $5,925 $2,850 $1,050 $543.75 $281.25

Men's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Kanta Tsuneyama (Withdrew)
  2.   Ihsan Maulana Mustofa (Final)
  3.   Lu Guangzu (Second Round)
  4.   Lin Yu-hsien (Second Round)
  5.   Jan Ø. Jørgensen (Semifinals)
  6.   Panji Ahmad Maulana (Third Round)
  7.   Yu Igarashi (Semifinals)
  8.   Sitthikom Thammasin (Champion)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
8   Sitthikom Thammasin 23 21
5   Jan Ø. Jørgensen 21 16
8   Sitthikom Thammasin 21 21
2   Ihsan Maulana Mustofa 10 13
7   Yu Igarashi 21 14 15
2   Ihsan Maulana Mustofa 14 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   K Tsuneyama
  Y F Mainaky w / o
  Y F Mainaky 13 3
  Lee C-h 21 21
  Lee C-h 21 21
  Chan Y C 21 12 15   Lu C-h 8 14
  Lu C-h 16 21 21   Lee C-h 16 16
8   S Thammasin 21 21
8   S Thammasin 21 21
  K Naraoka 21 21   K Naraoka 8 15
  P S Low 13 15 8   S Thammasin 13 21 21
  F A Kholik 21 15 16
  B Munkhbat 6 12
  Hu C-e 8 7   F A Kholik 21 21
  F A Kholik 21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Lin Y-h 20 20
  C A D Wardoyo 21 21   C A D Wardoyo 22 22
  Y Baba 11 17   C A D Wardoyo 21 21
  Son S-h 19 17
  A Susanto 12 11
  Son S-h 22 11 22   Son S-h 21 21
  K Leelavechabutr 20 21 20   C A D Wardoyo 19 21 8
5   J Ø. Jørgensen 21 19 21
5   J Ø. Jørgensen 21 18 21
  Hsueh H-y 21 21   Hsueh H-y 19 21 17
  Kim D-h 14 19 5   J Ø. Jørgensen 16 21 21
  R Takeshita 21 14 14
  Lin C-y 13 14
  Chi Y-j 9 19   R Takeshita 21 21
  R Takeshita 21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  M B Pangisthu 17 16
  H Shimono 21 21   H Shimono 18 21 21
  R Tamang 21 17 10
  H Shimono 19 23
  N Matsukawa 21 21 7   Y Igarashi 21 25
  V A Saputra 12 10   N Matsukawa 20 18
7   Y Igarashi 22 21
7   Y Igarashi 21 19 21
  Wu SJ 21 7 15   M Koga 18 21 19
  M Koga 13 21 21   M Koga 21 23
  J Ho-shue 17 21
  M Koga 21 21
  N Yamazawa 21 15 16   K Bruun 13 18
  K Bruun 19 21 21   K Bruun 17 21 21
3   Lu GZ 21 16 11

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Yang C-c 21 21
  T Obayashi 11 18   Yang C-c 21 21
  Chen C-w 18 18
  Yang C-c 17 21 21
  Shih K-c 21 21 21 6   P A Maulana 21 18 17
  A Namkul 10 23 12   Shih K-c 14 26
6   P A Maulana 21 28
  Yang C-c 16 22
  Xu YM 21 17 24 2   I M Mustofa 21 24
  Lee Y-k 18 21 22   Xu YM 13 14
  T Ueda 21 21
  T Ueda 13 18
2   I M Mustofa 21 21
  N Shrestha 21 8 15
2   I M Mustofa 19 21 21

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Sayaka Takahashi (Champion)
  2.   Minatsu Mitani (Second Round)
  3.   Sung Shuo-yun (First Round)
  4.   Saena Kawakami (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Brittney Tam (First Round)
  6.   Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky (First Round)
  7.   Shiori Saito (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Haruko Suzuki (Second Round)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Sayaka Takahashi 21 21
  Ayumi Mine 11 12
1   Sayaka Takahashi 21 13 21
Q3   Mako Urushizaki 11 21 18
Q3   Mako Urushizaki 21 17 21
  Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 15 21 11

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   S Takahashi 21 21
  Sim Y-j 16 8
1   S Takahashi 21 21
Q1   Choirunnisa 14 11
  N Shimoda 16 19
Q1   Choirunnisa 21 21
1   S Takahashi 16 21 21
  Y Hashimoto 21 19 14
8   H Suzuki 21 21
  Chang Y-l 11 11
8   H Suzuki 15 11
  Y Hashimoto 21 21
  P Chaiwan 19 18
  Y Hashimoto 21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   Sung S-y 13 9
  Y Nakai 21 21
  Y Nakai 20 9
  A Mine 22 21
  N Aimsaard 9 18
  A Mine 21 21
  A Mine 21 21
Q2   B S Rahayu 8 15
5   B Tam 14 11
Q2   B S Rahayu 21 21
Q2   B S Rahayu 21 12 21
  Lin H-t 19 21 19
  Y Nakamura 20 14
  Lin H-t 22 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Liang T-y 21 17 19
Q3   M Urushizaki 18 21 21
Q3   M Urushizaki 14 21 21
  Lin Y-c 21 8 15
  Lin Y-c 23 21
6   L A Mainaky 21 15
Q3   M Urushizaki 20 21 22
4   S Kawakami 22 19 20
Q4   Hui XR 19 20
  S Katethong 21 22
  S Katethong 21 14 19
4   S Kawakami 16 21 21
  T Poopradubsil 17 15
4   S Kawakami 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  A Takahashi 18 21 20
  C Jucharoen 21 16 22
  C Jucharoen 16 15
7   S Saito 21 21
  J Gai 8 5
7   S Saito 21 21
7   S Saito 15 23 14
  P Buranaprasertsuk 21 21 21
  P Buranaprasertsuk 21 21
  Kim G-e 15 18
  P Buranaprasertsuk 22 21
2   M Mitani 20 14
  B Aimsaard 11 9
2   M Mitani 21 21

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
    Lee Sheng-mu
  Lin Chia-yu
17 14
  Akbar Bintang Cahyono
  Muhammad Reza Pahlevi Isfahani
21 21
    Akbar Bintang Cahyono
  Muhammad Reza Pahlevi Isfahani
21 21
  Hirokatsu Hashimoto
  Hiroyuki Saeki
16 6
    Hirokatsu Hashimoto
  Hiroyuki Saeki
21 21
2   Inkarat Apisuk
  Tanupat Viriyangkura
18 19

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
1   J Ho-shue
  N Yakura
9 15
  A Koga
  T Saito
21 21   A Koga
  T Saito
21 21
  Jin YL
  Tang YZ
5 19   A Koga
  T Saito
17 21 20
  N Shrestha
  R Tamang
11 15   Lee S-m
  Lin C-y
21 16 22
  N Phuangphuapet
  N Yordphaisong
21 21   N Phuangphuapet
  N Yordphaisong
15 19
  S Hoshino
  Y Nishikawa
15 14   Lee S-m
  Lin C-y
21 21
  Lee S-m
  Lin C-y
21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
4   Po L-w
  Yang M-t
19 15
  A B Cahyono
  M R P Isfahani
21 21   A B Cahyono
  M R P Isfahani
21 21
  Hu C-e
  Lin C-y
7 14   A B Cahyono
  M R P Isfahani
21 21
  H Okamura
  M Onodera
23 21   D B Chrisnanta
  T Hee Y K
16 16
  Lee F-c
  Lee F-j
21 19   H Okamura
  M Onodera
15 17
  Lin S-c
  Yang P-h
18 17   D B Chrisnanta
  T Hee Y K
21 21
  D B Chrisnanta
  T Hee Y K
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  Jung J-w
  Kim H-t
4
  M Kaneko
  Y Kubota
1r   Jung J-w
  Kim H-t
17 14
  H Hashimoto
  H Saeki
21 19 24   H Hashimoto
  H Saeki
21 21
  Tan B H
  Yoo Y-s
16 21 22   H Hashimoto
  H Saeki
21 24
  Lu C-h
  Shih K-c
13 19   Li JQ
  Liu ZR
6 22
  Li JQ
  Liu ZR
21 21   Li JQ
  Liu ZR
w / o
3   S K Gutama
  F W Putra

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  K Tamate
  K Yamashita
21 21
  Lin S-k
  Tseng M-h
15 19   K Tamate
  K Yamashita
21 23
  K Ichikawa
  D Umayahara
17 18   Lin Y-s
  Su L-w
19 21
  Lin Y-s
  Su L-w
21 21   K Tamate
  K Yamashita
10 19
  Chang K-c
  Lin Y-h
20 23 21 2   I Apisuk
  T Viriyangkura
21 21
  Cai RQ
  Zhang SJ
22 21 23   Cai RQ
  Zhang SJ
12 15
2   I Apisuk
  T Viriyangkura
21 21

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
    Nami Matsuyama
  Chiharu Shida
21 21
  Asumi Kugo
  Megumi Yokoyama
17 18
    Nami Matsuyama
  Chiharu Shida
21 11
2   Ayako Sakuramoto
  Yukiko Takahata
23 21
    Kim Hye-jeong
  Kim So-yeong
18 22
2   Ayako Sakuramoto
  Yukiko Takahata
21 24

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
1   N Fukuman
  K Yonao
21 21
  Kuo Y-w
  Lin W-c
14 18   S Hobara
  N Sone
6 17
  S Hobara
  N Sone
21 21 1   N Fukuman
  K Yonao
15 23
  N Matsuyama
  C Shida
21 22   N Matsuyama
  C Shida
21 25
  Citra P S D
  Jin YJ
18 20   N Matsuyama
  C Shida
21 21
  R Eto
  A Matsuda
21 21   R Eto
  A Matsuda
12 15
  Chang C-h
  Yang C-t
10 16

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
3   S Amitrapai
  P Chochuwong
20 18
  M Kashihara
  M Kato
18 21 21   M Kashihara
  M Kato
22 21
  Chen S
  Shen YB
21 7 7   M Kashihara
  M Kato
21 18 13
  Chang H-t
  Yu C-h
11 13   A Kugo
  M Yokoyama
17 21 21
  A Kugo
  M Yokoyama
21 21   A Kugo
  M Yokoyama
21 21
  Guo YX
  Zhou SQ
15 21 21   Guo YX
  Zhou SQ
15 16
  W O Kandow
  A Wiratama
21 16 10

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  Wang XW
  Wang ZX
13 9
  E Honda
  N Shimizu
21 21   E Honda
  N Shimizu
19 14
  R Kawashima
  S Ozaki
21 20 14   Chen H-h
  Hu L-f
21 21
  Chen H-h
  Hu L-f
14 22 21   Chen H-h
  Hu L-f
14 19
  R Laisuan
  S Mingchua
12 14   Kim H-j
  Kim S-y
21 21
  Kim H-j
  Kim S-y
21 21   Kim H-j
  Kim S-y
21 21
4   M Aratama
  A Watanabe
18 14

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  R Iwanaga
  Y Suizu
21 21
  B Aimsaard
  N Aimsaard
19 11   R Iwanaga
  Y Suizu
21 22
  Y Nakai
  N Ono
21 21   Y Nakai
  N Ono
10 20
  Cheng Y-c
  Hsieh P-s
18 17   R Iwanaga
  Y Suizu
13 16
  M Fujii
  R Kakiiwa
2   A Sakuramoto
  Y Takahata
21 21
  Cheng C-y
  Sung S-y
w / o   Cheng C-y
  Sung S-y
11 15
2   A Sakuramoto
  Y Takahata
21 21

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Chang Ko-chi
  Cheng Chi-ya
16 21 14
  Alfian Eko Prasetya
  Angelica Wiratama
21 17 21
    Alfian Eko Prasetya
  Angelica Wiratama
9 23 17
  Kohei Gondo
  Ayane Kurihara
21 21 21
    Rinov Rivaldy
  Pitha Haningtyas Mentari
17 21 15
  Kohei Gondo
  Ayane Kurihara
21 19 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
1   Chang K-c
  Cheng C-y
21 21
  C Hemming
  Liew F T
12 21 9   Lin C-y
  Lin W-c
18 16
  Lin C-y
  Lin W-c
21 14 21 1   Chang K-c
  Cheng C-y
21 21
  T Saito
  A Watanabe
20 18   Tseng M-h
  Hsieh P-s
18 11
  Tseng M-h
  Hsieh P-s
22 21   Tseng M-h
  Hsieh P-s
21 21
  Lin S-k
  Cheng Y-c
21 21   Lin S-k
  Cheng Y-c
19 14
  N Ishikawa
  K Kameda
17 12

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   D B Chrisnanta
  C Wong J Y
21 21
  Lee F-c
  Yang C-t
17 14
4   D B Chrisnanta
  C Wong J Y
21 16 21
  K Mitsuhashi
  N Shinoya
15 21 14
  K Mitsuhashi
  N Shinoya
21 21
  Lee F-j
  Yu C-h
19 14
4   D B Chrisnanta
  C Wong J Y
14 12
  A E Prasetya
  A Wiratama
21 21
  Chen K
  Liu L
16 19
  A E Prasetya
  A Wiratama
21 21
  A E Prasetya
  A Wiratama
21 21
  Yang P-h
  Lin Y-c
18 19
  Y Kubota
  C Shida
  Yang P-h
  Lin Y-c
w / o

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Po L-w
  Chang C-h
21 21
  Y F Mainaky
  L A Mainaky
15 11
  Po L-w
  Chang C-h
22 20
  R Rivaldy
  P H Mentari
24 22
  R Rivaldy
  P H Mentari
21 21
  Yang M-t
  Sung S-y
11 11
  R Rivaldy
  P H Mentari
21 21
3   A B Cahyono
  W O Kandow
14 11
  T Hee Y K
  Citra P S D
21 21
  Chi Y-j
  Chen H-h
15 9
  T Hee Y K
  Citra P S D
21 18 17
3   A B Cahyono
  W O Kandow
17 21 21
  T Urai
  R Miyaura
15 8
3   A B Cahyono
  W O Kandow
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  K Tamate
  M Zaitsu
21 21
  Su L-w
  Lin H-t
16 19
  K Tamate
  M Zaitsu
7 17
  N Phuangphuapet
  S Amitrapai
21 21
  N Phuangphuapet
  S Amitrapai
21 21
  Lin S-c
  Kuo Y-w
11 9
  N Phuangphuapet
  S Amitrapai
22 17 13
  K Gondo
  A Kurihara
20 21 21
  H Okamura
  Y Takahata
21 21
  M Narongrit
  S Katethong
16 17
  H Okamura
  Y Takahata
19 8
  K Gondo
  A Kurihara
21 21
  K Gondo
  A Kurihara
21 21
2   Kim H-t
  Kim H-j
19 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Prospectus Akita Masters 2018" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  2. ^ "World Ranking System" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 19 May 2018.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Debut year
Akita Masters Succeeded by
2019 Akita Masters
Preceded by
2018 Singapore Open
BWF World Tour
2018 BWF season
Succeeded by
2018 Russian Open