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The 2018 Malaysia Masters, officially the Perodua Malaysia Masters 2018, was a badminton tournament which took place at Axiata Arena in Malaysia from 16 to 21 January 2018 and had a total purse of $350,000.

2018 Malaysia Masters
Tournament details
Dates16–21 January
LevelSuper 500
Total prize moneyUS$350,000
VenueAxiata Arena
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Champions
Men's SinglesDenmark Viktor Axelsen
Women's SinglesThailand Ratchanok Intanon
Men's DoublesIndonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia M. Rian Ardianto
Women's DoublesDenmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Mixed DoublesHong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
2017 2019

TournamentEdit

The 2018 Malaysia Masters was the second tournament of the 2018 BWF World Tour and also part of the Malaysia Masters championships which had been held since 2009. This tournament was organized by the Badminton Association of Malaysia with the sanction from the BWF.[1] It was also the first ever new Super 500 Level 4 tournament of the BWF World Tour schedule.

VenueEdit

This international tournament was held at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[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 500 event.[2]

Winner Runner-up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32 33/64 65/128 129/256 257/512 513/1024
9,200 7,800 6,420 5,040 3,600 2,220 880 430 170 80 40

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for this tournament was US$350,000. Distribution of prize money was in accordance with BWF regulations.[1]

Event Winner Finals Semifinals Quarterfinals Last 16
Singles $26,250 $13,300 $5,075 $2,100 $1,225
Doubles $27,650 $13,300 $4,900 $2,537.50 $1,312.50

Men's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Viktor Axelsen (Champion)
  2.   Lee Chong Wei (First Round)
  3.   Chen Long (First Round)
  4.   Son Wan-ho (First Round)
  5.   Lin Dan (First Round)
  6.   Chou Tien-chen (First Round)
  7.   Ng Ka Long (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Wang Tzu-wei (Second Round)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Viktor Axelsen 21 21
Q4   Liew Daren 15 11
1   Viktor Axelsen 21 21 21
  Kenta Nishimoto 13 23 18
    Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 14 19
  Kenta Nishimoto 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   V Axelsen 18 21 21
  Lee H-i 21 14 5
1   V Axelsen 21 21
  B. S Praneeth 17 8
Q2   K Wangcharoen 13 13
  B. S Praneeth 21 21
1   V Axelsen 21 19 21
  J Christie 15 21 12
6   Chou T-c 11 22
  J Christie 21 24
  J Christie 19 21 21
  Lee Z J 21 14 15
  E Holst 12 18
  Lee Z J 21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   Son W-h 15 13
Q4   Liew D 21 21
Q4   Liew D 21 19 21
  Jeon H-j 17 21 16
  Jeon H-j 22 16 22
  T Sugiarto 20 21 20
Q4   Liew D 21 21
PFQ   S Avihingsanon 18 17
5   Lin D 16 21 17
PFQ   I M Mustofa 21 18 21
PFQ   I M Mustofa 21 19 19
PFQ   S Avihingsanon 7 21 21
PFQ   S Avihingsanon 21 21
  Y Coelho 14 19

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  H-K Vittinghus 21 21
  Wong W K 11 14
  H-K Vittinghus 16 24 21
8   Wang T-w 21 22 12
  K Sakai 12 21 11
8   Wang T-w 21 15 21
  H-K Vittinghus 21 21
  A S Ginting 19 16
Q1   I Z Zainuddin 10 21 9
  A Antonsen 21 11 21
  A Antonsen 14 14
  A S Ginting 21 21
  A S Ginting 21 21
3   Chen L 17 15

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
Q3   Soong J V 8 12
  B Leverdez 21 21
  B Leverdez 13 15
7   Ng K L 21 21
  Chong W F 15 11
7   Ng K L 21 21
7   Ng K L 21 19 16
  K Nishimoto 18 21 21
  Huang YX 21 21
  R Gemke 12 11
  Huang YX 12 20
  K Nishimoto 21 22
  K Nishimoto 19 21 21
2   Lee C W 21 18 19

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Tai Tzu-ying 12 21 23
4   Carolina Marín 21 15 21
1   Tai Tzu-ying 16 21 22
5   Ratchanok Intanon 21 14 24
5   Ratchanok Intanon 21 16 21
2   Akane Yamaguchi 15 21 19

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Tai T-y 18 21 21
  S Cheah 21 12 12
1   Tai T-y 21 21
  M Li 12 10
  B Ongbumrungpan 18 21 13
  M Li 21 16 21
1   Tai T-y 21 21
8   Chen YF 18 15
8   Chen YF 21 21
  Lee C-h 7 8
8   Chen YF 19 21 21
  Lee J-m 21 10 14
  Chen XX 16 17
  Lee J-m 21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   C Marín 21 21
Q4   G Chua 17 10
4   C Marín 21 21
PFQ   M Poulsen 15 11
PFQ   M Poulsen 21 19 21
  Chiang M-h 14 21 12
4   C Marín 21 21
Q3   Lee Y Y 17 16
6   Sung J-h 15 13
  A Ohori 21 21
  A Ohori 18 21 11
Q3   Lee Y Y 21 17 21
  E Kosetskaya 17 21
Q3   Lee Y Y 21 23

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  K Gilmour 21 20 21
  M Blichfeldt 17 22 17
  K Gilmour 21 23 14
5   R Intanon 9 25 21
  Fitriani 14 12
5   R Intanon 21 21
5   R Intanon 21 21 21
PFQ   Goh J W 23 6 10
  Pai Y-p 21 21
  L Kjaersfeldt 11 17
  Pai Y-p 11 11
PFQ   Goh J W 21 21
  H Ramadini 15 19
PFQ   Goh J W 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  S Sato 21 21
  P Chochuwong 17 14
  S Sato 21 15 14
  He BJ 9 21 21
  He BJ w / o
PFQ   Chen S-y
  He BJ 15 14
2   A Yamaguchi 21 21
  N Jindapol 21 21
Q2   D Lansac 10 15
  N Jindapol 21 19 18
2   A Yamaguchi 18 21 21
Q1   Lim Y F 18 21 12
2   A Yamaguchi 21 17 21

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen (Withdrew)
  2.   Li Junhui / Liu Yuchen (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Liu Cheng / Zhang Nan (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Takeshi Kamura / Keigo Sonoda (Second Round)
  5.   Mads Conrad-Petersen / Mads Pieler Kolding (Semifinals)
  6.   Lee Jhe-huei / Lee Yang (First Round)
  7.   Vladimir Ivanov / Ivan Sozonov (First Round)
  8.   Chen Hung-ling / Wang Chi-lin (Semifinals)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
8   Chen Hung-ling
  Wang Chi-lin
16 17
  Goh V Shem
  Tan Wee Kiong
21 21
    Goh V Shem
  Tan Wee Kiong
21 22 13
  Fajar Alfian
  Muhammad Rian Ardianto
14 24 21
  Fajar Alfian
  Muhammad Rian Ardianto
15 21 21
5   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
21 16 17

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
PFQ   B Kersaudy
  J Maio
18 18
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
21 21
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
18 21 22
  B Angriawan
  Hardianto
21 14 20
Q2   A Chia
  Soh W Y
12 11
  B Angriawan
  Hardianto
21 21
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
19 19
8   Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 21
8   Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 12 21
Q3   Lee S-m
  Yang P-h
16 21 15
8   Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
21 20 21
  Lu K
  Wang YL
18 22 16
  Lu K
  Wang YL
21 21
  Goh S F
  N Izzuddin Mohd Rumsani
17 18

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   Liu C
  Zhang N
21 21
  Chooi K M
  Low J S
14 16
3   Liu C
  Zhang N
21 21
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
11 13
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
21 21
PFQ   Law C H
  Or C C
11 12
3   Liu C
  Zhang N
21 18 18
  Goh V S
  Tan W K
12 21 21
7   V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
20 20
  Goh V S
  Tan W K
22 22
  Goh V S
  Tan W K
21 21
  Ong Y S
  Teo E Y
17 17
  Ong Y S
  Teo E Y
21 21
Q4   Lim K W
  Yoo Y-s
15 18

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
16 19
  Lee C H
  Tang C M
21 21
  Lee C H
  Tang C M
21 16 19
  K Kedren
  D Puavaranukroh
15 21 21
  K Kedren
  D Puavaranukroh
11 21 21
6   Lee J-h
  Lee Y
21 18 16
  K Kedren
  D Puavaranukroh
18 13
  F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
21 21
  F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
21 21
PFQ   K Antonsen
  N Nohr
15 19
  F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
21 21
4   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
17 17
  M Christiansen
  D Daugaard
11 9
4   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
Q1   H A Gunawan
  M Kido
15 22
  W Nayaka
  A Yusuf
21 24
  W Nayaka
  A Yusuf
17 15
5   M Conrad-Petersen
  M P Kolding
21 21
  J Arends
  R Jille
21 17 19
5   M Conrad-Petersen
  M P Kolding
18 21 21
5   M Conrad-Petersen
  M P Kolding
21 21
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
16 16
  Lu C-y
  Yang P-h
21 13 21
  J Ho-Shue
  N Yakura
14 21 8
  Lu C-y
  Yang P-h
21 19 14
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
18 21 21
  T Inoue
  Y Kaneko
17 14
2   Li JH
  Liu YC
21 21

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
15 21 21
4   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
21 15 14
1   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
20 18
3   Kamilla Rytter Juhl
  Christinna Pedersen
22 21
3   Kamilla Rytter Juhl
  Christinna Pedersen
21 21
5   Lee So-hee
  Shin Seung-chan
15 18

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Chen QC
  Jia YF
21 21
  A Lee
  S Lee
4 6
1   Chen QC
  Jia YF
21 21
  Soong F C
  Tee J Y
12 13
  Soong F C
  Tee J Y
21 21
  Liu XX
  Zhou CM
16 18
1   Chen QC
  Jia YF
19 21 21
  Chae Y-j
  Kim H-r
21 17 9
6   Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
21 21
Q4   Lim C S
  Yap Z
17 15
6   Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
19 14
  Chae Y-j
  Kim H-r
21 21
  Hsu Y-c
  Wu T-j
14 17
  Chae Y-j
  Kim H-r
21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
21 21
Q3   Z F Azka
  B M Rumambi
7 10
4   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
21 22
  A S Awanda
  N K M Istarani
15 20
  A S Awanda
  N K M Istarani
21 21
  S Piek
  C Seinen
12 13
4   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
21 21
  Huang DP
  Li WM
17 16
8   V Hoo K M
  Woon K W
21 21
  Lin X-m
  Wu F-c
18 17
8   V Hoo K M
  Woon K W
14 18
  Huang DP
  Li WM
21 21
  Huang DP
  Li WM
21 21
  J Finne-Ipsen
  R Soby
10 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Lim Y L
  Yap C W
21 21
  S Paewsampran
  K Sudjaipraparat
17 17
  Lim Y L
  Yap C W
14 18
7   Tang JH
  Yu XH
21 21
  M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
17 15
7   Tang JH
  Yu XH
21 21
7   Tang JH
  Yu XH
16 11
3   K R Juhl
  C Pedersen
21 21
  A Ponnappa
  N. S Reddy
21 21
  J Goliszewski
  L Kaepplein
15 12
  A Ponnappa
  N. S Reddy
15 15
3   K R Juhl
  C Pedersen
21 21
  S Mapasa
  G Somerville
15 17
3   K R Juhl
  C Pedersen
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
Q2   Goh Y C
  Teoh M X
15 15
  Chow M K
  Lee M Y
21 21
  Chow M K
  Lee M Y
18 12
5   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
21 21
  K N Hanadia
  D T Permatasari
9 8
5   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
21 21
5   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
22 22 21
2   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
24 20 14
  Chiang K-h
  Hung S-h
16 21 21
  Y Barkah
  N K Maheswari
21 14 14
  Chiang K-h
  Hung S-h
15 11
2   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
21 21
Q1   Ong R-N
  C Wong J Y
10 12
2   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
21 21

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
5   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
21 21
  Hafiz Faisal
  Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
13 16
5   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
21 20 18
2   Tang Chun Man
  Tse Ying Suet
19 22 21
8   Goh Soon Huat
  Shevon Jemie Lai
21 12 13
2   Tang Chun Man
  Tse Ying Suet
14 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21
Q1   Y E Saputra
  M G Islami
7 9
1   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21
  Lee Y
  Hsu Y-c
14 12
  V Durkin
  N Vislova
21 9 18
  Lee Y
  Hsu Y-c
18 21 21
1   Wang YL
  Huang DP
12 19
5   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
5   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
18 23 21
  N Nohr
  S Thygesen
21 21 15
5   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
16 12
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
23 16
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
25 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   Seo S-j
  Kim H-n
21 22
  R Labar
  A Fontaine
9 20
3   Seo S-j
  Kim H-n
18 21 21
  Choi S-g
  Chae Y-j
21 19 18
  Choi S-g
  Chae Y-j
21 21
Q2   Zhang N
  Liu XX
16 18
3   Seo S-j
  Kim H-n
21 15 18
  H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
18 21 21
7   Lee C H
  Chau H W
21 21
  P J Chopra
  N. S Reddy
18 17
7   Lee C H
  Chau H W
17 10
  H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
21 21
  Lu C-y
  Chiang K-h
17 17
  H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  R Tabeling
  C Seinen
17 12
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
21 21
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
16 8
8   Goh S H
  S J Lai
21 21
  J Arends
  S Piek
17 17
8   Goh S H
  S J Lai
21 21
8   Goh S H
  S J Lai
21 21
4   Tan K M
  Lai P J
14 15
Q3   Chen T J
  Cheah Y S
19 21 11
  D Puavaranukroh
  P Supajirakul
21 19 21
  D Puavaranukroh
  P Supajirakul
16 17
4   Tan K M
  Lai P J
21 21
  A S Rasmussen
  L Kjaersfeldt
21 16 14
4   Tan K M
  Lai P J
11 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Chan P S
  Goh L Y
21 21
PFQ   B Kersaudy
  L Palermo
11 17
  Chan P S
  Goh L Y
21 13 21
6   M Christiansen
  C Pedersen
18 21 18
  Lu K
  Zhou CM
13 18
6   M Christiansen
  C Pedersen
21 21
  Chan P S
  Goh L Y
13 16
2   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
21 21
  Y Khrishnan
  P Sawant
w / o
  S Serasinghe
  S Mapasa
  Y Khrishnan
  P Sawant
24 12
2   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
26 21
Q4   R K Suwardi
  D Susanto
19 19
2   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
21 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Prospectus Malaysia Masters 2018" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  2. ^ "World Ranking System" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 22 December 2017.

External linksEdit