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The 2018 Japan Open, officially DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open 2018, was a badminton tournament which took place at Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo, Japan from 11 to 16 September 2018 and had a total prize of $700,000.

2018 Japan Open
Tournament details
Dates11–16 September
LevelSuper 750
Total prize moneyUS$700,000
VenueMusashino Forest Sports Plaza
LocationTokyo, Japan
Champions
Men's SinglesJapan Kento Momota
Women's SinglesSpain Carolina Marín
Men's DoublesIndonesia Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
Indonesia Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
Women's DoublesJapan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
Mixed DoublesChina Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
2017 2019

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TournamentEdit

The 2018 Japan Open was the sixteenth tournament of the 2018 BWF World Tour and also part of the Japan Open championships, which had been held since 1977. This tournament was organized by Nippon Badminton Association, and sanctioned by the BWF.[1]

VenueEdit

This international tournament was held at Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo, Japan.[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 tournament was US$700,000. Distribution of prize money was in accordance with BWF regulations.[1]

Event Winner Finals Semifinals Quarterfinals Last 16 Last 32
Singles $49,000 $23,800 $9,800 $3,850 $2,100 $700
Doubles $51,800 $24,500 $9,800 $4,375 $2,275 $700

Men's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Viktor Axelsen 18 11
3   Kento Momota 21 21
3   Kento Momota 21 21
  Khosit Phetpradab 14 11
    Lee Dong-keun 12 16
  Khosit Phetpradab 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   V Axelsen 21 21
  Hsu J-h 12 9
1   V Axelsen 21 21
  K Nishimoto 13 17
PFR   Lee C Y 16 10
  K Nishimoto 21 21
1   V Axelsen 21 21
  A S Ginting 17 15
8   Ng K L 14 15
  A S Ginting 21 21
  A S Ginting 21 21
  H. S. Prannoy 14 17
  H. S. Prannoy 21 21
  J Christie 18 17

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   K Momota 21 21
  A Antonsen 9 10
3   K Momota 21 21
  R Gemke 16 18
  R Gemke 21 21
PFR   T Saensomboonsuk 18 10
3   K Momota 21 21
  Lin D 8 10
5   Chou T-c 21 21
  K Tsuneyama 11 10
5   Chou T-c 21 15 19
  Lin D 10 21 21
  Lin D 16 21 21
  K Wangcharoen 21 19 10

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  H-K Vittinghus 21 17 12
  Wong W K 18 21 21
  Wong W K 15 14
7   S Kidambi 21 21
  Huang YX 13 15
7   S Kidambi 21 21
7   S Kidambi 21 16 18
  Lee D-k 19 21 21
  Lee D-k 21 20 21
  S Verma 18 22 10
  Lee D-k 21 21
4   Son W-h 13 13
  K Sakai 21 15 20
4   Son W-h 17 21 22

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  B Leverdez 17 19
  S Avihingsanon 21 21
  S Avihingsanon 6 10
6   Chen L 21 21
  T Sugiarto 21 17 14
6   Chen L 12 21 21
6   Chen L 19 22
  K Phetpradab 21 24
  Wang T-w 14 17
  M Caljouw 21 21
  M Caljouw 14 18
  K Phetpradab 21 21
  K Phetpradab 21 24
2   Shi YQ 18 22

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
8   Nozomi Okuhara 21 21
  Aya Ohori 12 12
8   Nozomi Okuhara 19 21 11
6   Carolina Marín 21 17 21
6   Carolina Marín 21 21
5   Chen Yufei 12 13

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Tai T-y 21 21
  S Cheah S Y 18 18
1   Tai T-y 18 14
  Chen XX 21 21
  Zhang BW 13 12
  Chen XX 21 21
  Chen XX 17 16
8   N Okuhara 21 21
8   N Okuhara 21 13
  Cheung N Y 13 12r
8   N Okuhara 21 21
  S Sato 10 14
  S Sato 21 21
  Lee C-h 7 11

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   P. V. Sindhu 21 7 21
  S Takahashi 17 21 13
3   P. V. Sindhu 18 19
  Gao FJ 21 21
  Gao FJ 21 21
PFR   V R Jakka 10 8
  Gao FJ 14 12
  A Ohori 21 21
PFR   L A Mainaky 21 21
PFR   K Polikarpova 10 8
PFR   L A Mainaky 11 14
  A Ohori 21 21
  Yip P Y 14 10
  A Ohori 21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  P Chochuwong 21 21
  K Gilmour 18 7
  P Chochuwong 11 23 11
6   C Marín 21 21 21
  S Kawakami 7 12
6   C Marín 21 21
6   C Marín 21 21
4   R Intanon 18 19
  G M Tunjung 21 21
  E Kosetskaya 18 17
  G M Tunjung 15 13
4   R Intanon 21 21
  M Mitani 21 9 15
4   R Intanon 17 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Goh J W 21 14 16
  Sung J-h 14 21 21
  Sung J-h 21 9 12
5   Chen YF 18 21 21
  M Blichfeldt 16 18
5   Chen YF 21 21
5   Chen YF 21 15 21
2   A Yamaguchi 13 21 15
  M Li 11 14
  Cai YY 21 21
  Cai YY 18 19
2   A Yamaguchi 21 21
  Pai Y-p 18 12
2   A Yamaguchi 21 21

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21 14 21
  He Jiting
  Tan Qiang
16 21 13
1   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21 21
2   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
11 13
    Chen Hung-ling
  Wang Chi-lin
14 16
2   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
21 21
  V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
15 15
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
21 21
  W Nayaka
  A Yusuf
13 17
  J Ho-shue
  N Yakura
17 21 18
  W Nayaka
  A Yusuf
21 15 21
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
21 17 21
  J Maas
  R Tabeling
10 21 14
5   M Boe
  C Mogensen
21 22
  M Lamsfuß
  M E Seidel
11 20
5   M Boe
  C Mogensen
21 17 12
  J Maas
  R Tabeling
14 21 21
  J Maas
  R Tabeling
21 21
  Han CK
  Zhou HD
18 16

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   Liu C
  Zhang N
14 18
  T Hoki
  Y Kobayashi
21 21
  T Hoki
  Y Kobayashi
21 21
  B Angriawan
  Hardianto
17 13
  B Angriawan
  Hardianto
21 17 21
  M Arif A L
  N M A Ayub
14 21 16
  T Hoki
  Y Kobayashi
21 19 15
  He JT
  Tan Q
18 21 21
7   T Inoue
  Y Kaneko
21 19 17
  He JT
  Tan Q
13 21 21
  He JT
  Tan Q
21 16 21
  M Attri
  B. S Reddy
18 21 12
  Goh V S
  Tan W K
21 21 19
  M Attri
  B. S Reddy
15 23 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  T Isriyanet
  K Namdash
10 11
  Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 21
  Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 21
8   K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
16 15
  R K Suwardi
  A Pratama
13 11
8   K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
21 21
  Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 21
PFR   Kim W-h
  Seo S-j
17 19
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
11 18
PFR   Kim W-h
  Seo S-j
21 21
PFR   Kim W-h
  Seo S-j
16 21 21
3   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
21 18 18
  S Rankireddy
  C Shetty
12 17
3   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Ong Y S
  Teo E Y
17 18
  F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
21 21
  F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
21 21
  Lee J-h
  Lee Y
14 18
  Lee J-h
  Lee Y
21 21
6   M Conrad-Petersen
  M P Kolding
19 16
  F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
20 21 14
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
22 18 21
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
17 22 17
  M Ahsan
  H Setiawan
21 20 21
  M Ahsan
  H Setiawan
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
w / o
  Chung E-s
  Kim D-y
15 16
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
21 21

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
21 21
4   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
12 18
1   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
21 21
3   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
15 12
3   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
21 21
  Du Yue
  Li Yinhui
17 15

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
1   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
21 15 21
  A Ponnappa
  N. S Reddy
17 13   Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
17 21 9
  Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
21 21 1   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
21 21
6   J Kititharakul
  R Prajongjai
21 21 6   J Kititharakul
  R Prajongjai
12 7
  A Lee
  S Lee
2 8 6   J Kititharakul
  R Prajongjai
21 21
  Huang DP
  Li WM
  S Paewsampran
  P Supajirakul
13 18
  S Paewsampran
  P Supajirakul
w / o

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
4   G Polii
  A Rahayu
14 21 21
  A Sakuramoto
  Y Takahata
21 15 21   A Sakuramoto
  Y Takahata
21 16 10
  D D Haris
  R A Pradipta
13 21 11 4   G Polii
  A Rahayu
19 21 21
7   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
11r   G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 17 12
  E Kan
  I Zhong
8   E Kan
  I Zhong
11 7
  G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
15 21 21   G Stoeva
  S Stoeva
21 21
  N Fukuman
  K Yonao
21 11 9

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  Hsu Y-c
  Wu T-j
17 21 14
  N Matsuyama
  C Shida
21 14 21   N Matsuyama
  C Shida
20 21 10
  Tang JH
  Yu XH
21 21   Tang JH
  Yu XH
22 19 21
5   S Tanaka
  K Yonemoto
17 10   Tang JH
  Yu XH
11 15
  A S Awanda
  N K M Istarani
16 18 3   Chen QC
  Jia YF
21 21
  M Aratama
  A Watanabe
21 21   M Aratama
  A Watanabe
19 16
3   Chen QC
  Jia YF
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  Baek H-n
  Kim H-r
  M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
w / o   M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
17 13
  E Bolotova
  A Davletova
9 12 8   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
21 21
8   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
21 21 8   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
16 10
  Kim S-y
  Kong H-y
13 11   Du Y
  Li YH
21 21
  Du Y
  Li YH
21 21   Du Y
  Li YH
12 27 21
2   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
21 25 11

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
21 17 21
  Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
16 21 14
1   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
21 21
2   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
19 8
    Yuta Watanabe
  Arisa Higashino
15 17
2   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  R K Suwardi
  D Susanto
14 12
1   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  Y Kaneko
  M Matsutomo
18 14
  Lu C-y
  Hu L-f
21 15
  Y Kaneko
  M Matsutomo
23 21
1   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
5   Zhang N
  Li YH
10 13
5   Zhang N
  Li YH
21 21
  R Alimov
  A Davletova
11 18
5   Zhang N
  Li YH
21 21
  Tan K M
  Lai P J
9 18
  Tan K M
  Lai P J
7 21 21
  D Puavaranukroh
  S Taerattanachai
21 16 15

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
PFR   M Fogarty
  I Zhong
9 6
  P Chopra
  N. S Reddy
21 21
  P Chopra
  N. S Reddy
16 16
  Chan P S
  Goh L Y
21 21
  Chan P S
  Goh L Y
21 21
  Lee Y
  Hsu Y-c
14 18
  Chan P S
  Goh L Y
21 20 21
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
19 22 17
7   C Adcock
  G Adcock
21 18 21
  Lu K
  Chen L
18 21 16
7   C Adcock
  G Adcock
21 18
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
23 21
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
21 22
  R Tabeling
  C Seinen
15 20

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  T Hoki
  K Yonemoto
21 21
  N Nøhr
  S Thygesen
10 15
  T Hoki
  K Yonemoto
19 21 21
8   H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
21 15 14
  M Lamsfuß
  I Herttrich
13 17
8   H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
21 21
  T Hoki
  K Yonemoto
9 12
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
21 21
  N Phuangphuapet
  S Amitrapai
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
w / o
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
21 15 21
4   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
14 21 16
  S Magee
  C Magee
13 15
4   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Lee C H
  Chau H W
  He JT
  Du Y
w / o
  He JT
  Du Y
13 21
6   Goh S H
  S J Lai
21 23
  J Fischer Nielsen
  A Bøje
6   Goh S H
  S J Lai
w / o
6   Goh S H
  S J Lai
18 6
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21
  M E Seidel
  L Efler
17 13
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
21 21
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
8 8
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21
  S Rankireddy
  A Ponnappa
10 19
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Prospectus Japan Open 2018" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  2. ^ "World Ranking System" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 April 2018.

External linksEdit