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The 2018 French Open, officially YONEX French Open 2018, was a badminton tournament which took place at Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris, France from 23 to 28 October 2018 and had a total prize of $750,000.

2018 French Open
Tournament details
Dates23–28 October
LevelSuper 750
Total prize moneyUS$750,000
VenueStade Pierre de Coubertin
LocationParis, France
Champions
Men's SinglesChina Chen Long
Women's SinglesJapan Akane Yamaguchi
Men's DoublesChina Han Chengkai
China Zhou Haodong
Women's DoublesJapan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
Mixed DoublesChina Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
2017

TournamentEdit

The 2018 French Open is the twenty-first tournament of the 2018 BWF World Tour and also part of the French Open championships, which had been held since 1909. This tournament is organized by French Badminton Federation and sanctioned by the BWF.[1]

VenueEdit

This international tournament was held at Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris, France.[1]

Point distributionEdit

Below is a table with the point distribution for each phase of the tournament based on the BWF points system for the BWF World Tour Super 750 event.[2]

Winner Runner-up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32 33/64 65/128 129/256 257/512 513/1024
11,000 9,350 7,700 6,050 4,320 2,660 1,060 520 210 100 50

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for this year's tournament was US$750,000. Distribution of prize money was in accordance with BWF regulations.[1]

Event Winner Finals Semifinals Quarterfinals Last 16 Last 32
Singles $52,500 $25,500 $10,500 $4,125 $2,250 $750
Doubles $55,500 $26,250 $10,500 $4,687.50 $2,437.50 $750

Men's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Kento Momota (Semifinals)
  2.   Shi Yuqi (Final)
  3.   Viktor Axelsen (Withdrew)
  4.   Chou Tien-chen (First Round)
  5.   Srikanth Kidambi (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Chen Long (Champion)
  7.   Son Wan-ho (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (First Round)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Kento Momota 18 8
6   Chen Long 21 21
6   Chen Long 21 21
2   Shi Yuqi 17 19
    Rasmus Gemke 11 16
2   Shi Yuqi 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   K Momota 21 21
  Hsu J-h 19 12
1   K Momota 21 21
  K Sakai 17 17
  K Sakai 9 21 21
  Lin D 21 14 14
1   K Momota 21 21
5   S Kidambi 16 19
5   S Kidambi 21 21
  Wong W K 19 13
5   S Kidambi 12 21 21
  Lee D-k 21 16 18
  K Phetpradab 21 10 15
  Lee D-k 10 21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
PFR   Y Coelho de Oliveira 13 17
  B. S Praneeth 21 21
  B. S Praneeth 16 14
  J Christie 21 21
  S Verma 21 17 15
  J Christie 16 21 21
  J Christie 18 21 16
6   Chen L 21 12 21
6   Chen L 21 21
  B Leverdez 11 13
6   Chen L 21 21
PFR   J Ø. Jørgensen 10 14
PFR   J Ø. Jørgensen 24 21
  Huang YX 22 17

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  R Ouseph 21 21
  Liew D 19 17
  R Ouseph 7 15
  K Wangcharoen 21 21
  K Wangcharoen 22 21
8   A S Ginting 20 12
  K Wangcharoen 21 11 17
  R Gemke 12 21 21
  M Caljouw 7 21 14
  H-K Vittinghus 21 17 21
  H-K Vittinghus 17 21 15
  R Gemke 21 19 21
  R Gemke 21 18 21
4   Chou T-c 11 21 12

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  K Nishimoto 21 21
PFR   L Corvee 16 17
  K Nishimoto 14 18
7   Son W-h 21 21
  T Sugiarto 21 24 20
7   Son W-h 16 26 22
7   Son W-h 11 13
2   Shi YQ 21 21
  Ng K L 21 21
  S Avihingsanon 17 15
  Ng K L 7 10
2   Shi YQ 21 21
  K Tsuneyama 14 16
2   Shi YQ 21 21

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Tai Tzu-ying (Final)
  2.   Akane Yamaguchi (Champion)
  3.   P. V. Sindhu (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Chen Yufei (Semifinals)
  5.   Carolina Marín (Withdrew)
  6.   Ratchanok Intanon (Quarterfinals)
  7.   He Bingjiao (Semifinals)
  8.   Nozomi Okuhara (Second Round)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Tai Tzu-ying 18 21 21
4   Chen Yufei 21 12 14
1   Tai Tzu-ying 20 21 13
2   Akane Yamaguchi 22 17 21
7   He Bingjiao 22 19 19
2   Akane Yamaguchi 20 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Tai T-y 21 21
  L Kjærsfeldt 9 14
1   Tai T-y 21 21
  Gao FJ 12 17
  A Ohori 21 18
  Gao FJ 23 21
1   Tai T-y 22 21
  S Nehwal 20 11
8   N Okuhara 21 21
  B Corrales 10 12
8   N Okuhara 21 14 17
  S Nehwal 10 21 21
  S Nehwal 21 21
  S Kawakami 11 11

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   Chen YF 20 21 21
  N Jindapol 22 14 8
4   Chen YF 21 21
  S Takahashi 19 13
  S Takahashi 21 21
  K Gilmour 17 9
4   Chen YF 16 21 21
6   R Intanon 21 16 13
6   R Intanon 21 21
PFR   R Honderich 16 10
6   R Intanon 21 21
  Chen XX 18 15
  Chen XX 21 16 21
  E Kosetskaya 16 21 13

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  B Ongbamrungphan 10 21 15
  Sung J-h 21 12 21
  Sung J-h 12 19
7   He BJ 21 21
  Fitriani 17 19
7   He BJ 21 21
7   He BJ 21 21
3   P. V. Sindhu 13 16
  S Sato 21 21
  Cheung N Y 8 18
  S Sato 17 16
3   P. V. Sindhu 21 21
  Zhang BW 17 8
3   P. V. Sindhu 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Lee C-h 9 9
  G M Tunjung 21 21
  G M Tunjung 13 21 21
  M Blichfeldt 21 14 11
  M Blichfeldt 21 21
PFR   L Zetchiri 7 5
  G M Tunjung 15 6r
2   A Yamaguchi 21 11
  P Chochuwong 21 21 15
  Cai YY 18 23 21
  Cai YY 14 14
2   A Yamaguchi 21 21
  M Li 17 12
2   A Yamaguchi 21 21

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21 26
  Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
  Chirag Shetty
12 24
1   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21 21 17
  Han Chengkai
  Zhou Haodong
23 8 21
    Lee Jhe-huei
  Lee Yang
21 18 17
  Han Chengkai
  Zhou Haodong
13 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
18 21 21
  M Lamsfuß
  M E Seidel
21 12 14
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
21 22
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
14 20
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
21 21
  J Arends
  R Jille
10 17
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
21 21
7   Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
17 11
7   Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 21
  Chung E-s
  Kim D-y
15 10
7   Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 21
  M Ahsan
  H Setiawan
13 11
  J Maas
  R Tabeling
14 13
  M Ahsan
  H Setiawan
21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   Liu C
  Zhang N
21 21
  M Boe
  C Mogensen
11 15
3   Liu C
  Zhang N
14 16
  M Attri
  B. S Reddy
21 21
  M Attri
  B. S Reddy
21 21
  Kang M-h
  Kim W-h
18 17
  M Attri
  B. S Reddy
17 11
  S Rankireddy
  C Shetty
21 21
5   K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
24 18 17
  He JT
  Tan Q
22 21 21
  He JT
  Tan Q
13 19
  S Rankireddy
  C Shetty
21 21
  J R Jansen
  J Zurwonne
13 15
  S Rankireddy
  C Shetty
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
13 21 21
  T Inoue
  Y Kaneko
21 19 18
  V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
19 21 21
  Lu C-y
  Yang P-h
21 16 10
  Lu C-y
  Yang P-h
21 21
PFR   A Dunn
  A Hall
11 13
  V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
19 21 20
  Lee J-h
  Lee Y
21 17 22
  M Ellis
  C Langridge
16 13
  B Isara
  M Jongjit
21 21
  B Isara
  M Jongjit
17 16
  Lee J-h
  Lee Y
21 21
  Lee J-h
  Lee Y
20 21 21
4   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
22 19 16

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Han CK
  Zhou HD
21 21
  T Hoki
  Y Kobayashi
10 16
  Han CK
  Zhou HD
21 21
  A Chia
  Soh W Y
19 16
  A Chia
  Soh W Y
27 21
PFR   P Chew
  R Chew
25 17
  Han CK
  Zhou HD
21 21
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
17 18
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
16 21 21
  Ong Y S
  Teo E Y
21 17 16
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
21 21
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
19 17
  Arjun M.R.
  R Shlok
14 17
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
21 21

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
5   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
21 21
4   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
10 8
5   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
21 21
  Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
14 19
7   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
21 15 15
  Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
15 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
21 21
  Huang DP
  Huang YQ
11 12
1   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
12 21 17
  Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
21 17 21
  Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
21 21
  R Honderich
  K Tsai
18 16
  Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
13 21 17
5   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
21 14 21
5   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
21 21
  É Lefel
  A Tran
11 11
5   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
21 21
  B Erçetin
  N İnci
8 7
  B Erçetin
  N İnci
21 21
  A Lee
  S Lee
2 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   G Polii
  A Rahayu
w / o
  Du Y
  Li YH
4   G Polii
  A Rahayu
21 21
  M Jakkampudi
  P S. Ram
15 13
PFR   L Jaques
  F Vandenhoucke
12 12
  M Jakkampudi
  P S. Ram
21 21
4   G Polii
  A Rahayu
18 21 21
  M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
21 16 12
6   S Tanaka
  K Yonemoto
21 21
  L Efler
  I Herttrich
15 17
6   S Tanaka
  K Yonemoto
19 19
  M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
21 21
  A Chervyakova
  O Morozova
12 10
  M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  E Bolotova
  A Davletova
14 21 21
  J Goliszewski
  L Käpplein
21 9 17
  E Bolotova
  A Davletova
16 15
7   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
21 21
PFR   A Bøje
  S Lundgaard
12 15
7   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
21 21
7   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
21 20 21
  N Fukuman
  K Yonao
13 22 14
  Hsu Y-c
  Wu T-j
22 21
  D Delrue
  L Palermo
20 14
  Hsu Y-c
  Wu T-j
10 16
  N Fukuman
  K Yonao
21 21
  N Fukuman
  K Yonao
21 21
3   Chen QC
  Jia YF
18 15

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 21
  Kim H-j
  Kong H-y
13 18
  G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 21
  N K M Istarani
  R A Pradipta
17 17
  N K M Istarani
  R A Pradipta
21 18 21
8   J Kititharakul
  R Prajongjai
15 21 19
  G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 21
2   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
8 16
  C Birch
  L Smith
21 22
  Li WM
  Zheng Y
23 24
  Li WM
  Zheng Y
25 17 15
2   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
23 21 21
  Chow M K
  Lee M Y
15 14
2   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
21 21

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong (Champions)
  2.   Wang Yilü / Huang Dongping (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Tontowi Ahmad / Liliyana Natsir (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Tang Chun Man / Tse Ying Suet (Second Round)
  5.   Zhang Nan / Li Yinhui (First Round)
  6.   Mathias Christiansen / Christinna Pedersen (First Round)
  7.   Chan Peng Soon / Goh Liu Ying (First Round)
  8.   Goh Soon Huat / Shevon Jemie Lai (Second Round)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
21 21
  Yuta Watanabe
  Arisa Higashino
11 14
1   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
21 21
  Seo Seung-jae
  Chae Yoo-jung
19 14
    Seo Seung-jae
  Chae Yoo-jung
21 21
  Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
14 9

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  R Kapoor
  K Garg
5 10
1   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  C Adcock
  G Adcock
12 11
  C Adcock
  G Adcock
24 18 21
  S Rankireddy
  A Ponnappa
22 21 19
1   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  M Ellis
  L Smith
16 19
8   Goh S H
  S J Lai
11 21 21
  M Lamsfuß
  I Herttrich
21 12 6
8   Goh S H
  S J Lai
19 24 19
  M Ellis
  L Smith
21 22 21
  R K Suwardi
  D Susanto
18 18
  M Ellis
  L Smith
21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   T Ahmad
  L Natsir
21 21
  Lee Y
  Hsu Y-c
14 17
3   T Ahmad
  L Natsir
23 21
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
21 19
  S Magee
  C Magee
12 16
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
21 21
3   T Ahmad
  L Natsir
16 21 18
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
21 16 21
7   Chan P S
  Goh L Y
21 18 18
  R Tabeling
  C Seinen
19 21 21
  R Tabeling
  C Seinen
14 6
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
21 21
  Lee C H
  Chau H W
15 13
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  He JT
  Du Y
21 24 1r
  M E Seidel
  L Efler
19 26 1
  M E Seidel
  L Efler
21 20 24
  T Hoki
  W Nagahara
11 22 26
  T Hoki
  W Nagahara
19 21 21
5   Zhang N
  Li YH
21 19 14
  T Hoki
  W Nagahara
14 11
  Seo S-j
  Chae Y-j
21 21
  Seo S-j
  Chae Y-j
21 21
  R Labar
  A Mittelheisser
15 7
  Seo S-j
  Chae Y-j
21 21
4   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
18 18
  H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
18 9
4   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Lu K
  Chen L
16 15
  D Puavaranukroh
  S Taerattanachai
21 21
  D Puavaranukroh
  S Taerattanachai
21 21
  J Fischer Nielsen
  A Bøje
10 15
PFR   J Fischer Nielsen
  A Bøje
21 14 23
6   M Christiansen
  C Pedersen
18 21 21
  D Puavaranukroh
  S Taerattanachai
16 21 21
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 18 15
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
21 21
  M Mikkelsen
  M Surrow
16 13
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
14 12
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21
  N Nøhr
  S Thygesen
11 8
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Prospectus French Open 2018" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  2. ^ "World Ranking System" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2018.

External linksEdit