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The 2018 Malaysia Open, officially the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2018, was a badminton tournament which took place at Axiata Arena in Malaysia from 26 June to 1 July 2018 and had a total purse of $700,000.

2018 Malaysia Open
Tournament details
Dates26 June – 1 July
LevelSuper 750
Total prize moneyUS$700,000
VenueAxiata Arena
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Champions
Men's SinglesMalaysia Lee Chong Wei
Women's SinglesChinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying
Men's DoublesJapan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
Women's DoublesJapan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
Mixed DoublesChina Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
2017 2019

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TournamentEdit

The 2018 Malaysia Open was the eleventh tournament of the 2018 BWF World Tour and also part of the Malaysia Open championships, which had been held since 1937. This tournament was organized by the Badminton Association of Malaysia with the sanction of the BWF.[1]

VenueEdit

This international tournament was held at the 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 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 (Quarterfinals)
  2.   Son Wan-ho (Second Round)
  3.   Shi Yuqi (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Srikanth Kidambi (Semifinals)
  5.   Chen Long (First Round)
  6.   Chou Tien-chen (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Lee Chong Wei (Champion)
  8.   Prannoy Kumar (Withdrew)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
7   Lee Chong Wei 21 21
  Tommy Sugiarto 18 15
7   Lee Chong Wei 21 23
  Kento Momota 17 21
4   Srikanth Kidambi 13 13
  Kento Momota 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   V Axelsen 21 18 21
  K Phetpradab 17 21 13
1   V Axelsen 23 19 21
  T Saensomboonsuk 21 21 11
  A Antonsen 14 15
  T Saensomboonsuk 21 21
1   V Axelsen 17 9
7   Lee C W 21 21
7   Lee C W 21 21
  K Sakai 13 10
7   Lee C W 21 21
  Lee H-i 7 7
  S Avihingsanon 18 13
  Lee H-i 21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   Shi YQ 24 21
  R Ouseph 22 17
3   Shi YQ 21 21
  Lin D 19 12
  Wong W K 17 8
  Lin D 21 21
3   Shi YQ 21 13 13
  T Sugiarto 13 21 21
5   Chen L 21 5
  K Wangcharoen 23 21
  K Wangcharoen 13 19
  T Sugiarto 21 21
  T Sugiarto 21 21
  S Verma 13 5

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  H-K Vittinghus 21 11 16
  B Leverdez 16 21 21
  B Leverdez 10 21 25
  J Christie 21 17 23
  J Christie 21 21
PFR   Liew D 18 17
  B Leverdez 18 14
4   S Kidambi 21 21
  Wang T-w 21 21
  B. S Praneeth 12 7
  Wang T-w 20 12
4   S Kidambi 22 21
  J Ø. Jørgensen 18 9
4   S Kidambi 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Ng K L 21 21
PFR   K Tsuneyama 17 13
  Ng K L 12 21 13
6   Chou T-c 21 19 21
  R Gemke 19 17
6   Chou T-c 21 21
6   Chou T-c 19 11
  K Momota 21 21
  A S Ginting 21 17 14
  K Momota 12 21 21
  K Momota 21 0
2   Son W-h 11 1r
  K Nishimoto 20 17
2   Son W-h 22 21

Women's singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Tai Tzu-ying 21 19 21
3   P. V. Sindhu 15 21 11
1   Tai Tzu-ying 22 21
8   He Bingjiao 20 11
4   Ratchanok Intanon 17 17
8   He Bingjiao 21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   Tai T-y 21 21
  S Cheah S Y 10 9
1   Tai T-y 21 21
  M Li 11 13
  S Sato 21 16
  M Li 23 21
1   Tai T-y 21 21
  Goh J W 15 15
7   Sung J-h 21 22 21
  Fitriani 11 24 12
7   Sung J-h 21 18 21
  Goh J W 15 21 23
  Goh J W 21 21
  Pai Y-p 13 17

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   P. V. Sindhu 26 21
  A Ohori 24 15
3   P. V. Sindhu 21 21
  Lee Y Y 8 14
  Lee Y Y 21 19 21
  Chiang Y-l 14 21 7
3   P. V. Sindhu 22 21
5   C Marín 20 19
5   C Marín 21 18 21
  G M Tunjung 4 21 8
5   C Marín 24 21
  Cheung N Y 22 11
  K Gilmour 10 16
  Cheung N Y 21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  P Chochuwong 21 21
  L Kjærsfeldt 16 10
  P Chochuwong 13 21 21
  N Okuhara 21 13 14
  N Okuhara 15 21 21
5   Chen YF 21 15 11
  P Chochuwong 15 16
4   R Intanon 21 21
  N Jindapol 21 21
  E Kosetskaya 11 15
  N Jindapol 18 15
4   R Intanon 21 21
  M Blichfeldt 19 12
4   R Intanon 21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
PFR   L Lam 17 13
  Lee C-h 21 21
  Lee C-h 21 7 13
8   He BJ 19 21 21
  S Kawakami 13 12
8   He BJ 21 21
8   He BJ 21 21
2   A Yamaguchi 18 18
10   S Nehwal 21 21
  Yip P Y 12 16
10   S Nehwal 15 13
2   A Yamaguchi 21 21
PFR   D D Ayustine 21 12 13
2   A Yamaguchi 17 21 21

Men's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
    He Jiting
  Tan Qiang
14 19
6   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
21 21
6   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
21 21
  Hiroyuki Endo
  Yuta Watanabe
8 10
4   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
22 21 17
  Hiroyuki Endo
  Yuta Watanabe
24 19 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
21 21
  Lu C-y
  Yang P-h
16 17
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
21 30
  A Chia
  Soh W Y
18 28
  A Chia
  Soh W Y
21 21
  P Chew
  R Chew
16 15
1   M F Gideon
  K S Sukamuljo
17 11
  He JT
  Tan Q
21 21
5   M Conrad-Petersen
  M P Kolding
13 12
  Huang KX
  Wang YL
21 21
  Huang KX
  Wang YL
21 19 16
  He JT
  Tan Q
16 21 21
  He JT
  Tan Q
21 22
  K Antonsen
  N Nøhr
16 20

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
3   Liu C
  Zhang N
21 19 25
  V Ivanov
  I Sozonov
13 21 23
3   Liu C
  Zhang N
14 23 17
  Goh V S
  Tan W K
21 21 21
  Goh V S
  Tan W K
21 21
  T Isriyanet
  K Namdash
15 10
  Goh V S
  Tan W K
9 17
6   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
21 21
6   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
21 16 21
  Chen H-l
  Wang C-l
19 21 15
6   T Kamura
  K Sonoda
21 21
  M Ahsan
  H Setiawan
14 16
PFR   Lee C H
  Tang C M
17 17
  M Ahsan
  H Setiawan
21 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  K Kedren
  D Puavaranukroh
21 12 14
PFR   Tan B H
  Yoo Y-s
18 21 21
PFR   Tan B H
  Yoo Y-s
21 23
7   T Inoue
  Y Kaneko
15 21
  S Rankireddy
  C Shetty
16 15
7   T Inoue
  Y Kaneko
21 21
PFR   Tan B H
  Yoo Y-s
21 17 9
4   Li JH
  Liu YC
19 21 21
  Chung E-s
  Kim D-y
12 12
  M Christiansen
  D Daugaard
21 21
  M Christiansen
  D Daugaard
21 21 20
4   Li JH
  Liu YC
23 18 22
  Liao M-c
  Su C-h
13 18
4   Li JH
  Liu YC
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  T Hoki
  Y Kobayashi
21 22 12
  K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
19 24 21
  K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
17 21 21
8   F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
21 14 10
  Chooi K M
  Low J S
21 18 18
8   F Alfian
  M R Ardianto
16 21 21
  K Astrup
  A S Rasmussen
17 15
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
21 21
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
21 13 21
  B Angriawan
  Hardianto
15 21 13
  H Endo
  Y Watanabe
21 17 21
  Ong Y S
  Teo E Y
15 21 16
  Ong Y S
  Teo E Y
21 18 21
2   M Boe
  C Mogensen
17 21 13

Women's doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
21 21
  Kim Hye-rin
  Kong Hee-yong
10 15
1   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
12 12
5   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21 21
5   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21 21
8   Della Destiara Haris
  Rizki Amelia Pradipta
9 9

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
1   Chen QC
  Jia YF
21 12 21
  Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
21 21   Chang Y-n
  Jung K-e
18 21 16
  C Chaladchalam
  P Muenwong
16 7 1   Chen QC
  Jia YF
21 21
7   J Kititharakul
  R Prajongjai
11 14
7   J Kititharakul
  R Prajongjai
21 21
  A Bøje
  G Somerville
11 18   M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
11 18
  M Fruergaard
  S Thygesen
21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
4   S Tanaka
  K Yonemoto
19 21 21
  Kim H-r
  Kong H-y
21 21   Kim H-r
  Kong H-y
21 18 23
  Goh Y C
  Tee J Y
19 18   Kim H-r
  Kong H-y
21 21 21
  Du Y
  Li YH
16 23 19
6   Lee S-h
  Shin S-c
12 19
  Du Y
  Li YH
21 21   Du Y
  Li YH
21 21
  Chen H-h
  Hu L-f
15 9

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  V Hoo K M
  Soong F C
16 21 21
  N Fukuman
  K Yonao
21 18 15   V Hoo K M
  Soong F C
14 9
  Chow M K
  Lee M Y
16 22 5   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
21 21
5   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
21 24 5   M Matsutomo
  A Takahashi
21 19 21
  Lim J L
  Yap Z
12 6   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
18 21 15
  M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
21 21   M Matsumoto
  W Nagahara
21 21
3   K R Juhl
  C Pedersen
16 15

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
  Lim C S
  Tan S J
21 21
  A Lee
  S Lee
5 5   Lim C S
  Tan S J
15 15
8   D D Haris
  R A Pradipta
21 21
8   D D Haris
  R A Pradipta
21 21 21
  Huang DP
  Li WM
18 21 21   Huang DP
  Li WM
15 23 17
  Hsu Y-c
  Wu T-j
21 10 11   Huang DP
  Li WM
21 21
2   Y Fukushima
  S Hirota
16 14

Mixed doublesEdit

SeedsEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
    Chris Adcock
  Gabrielle Adcock
21 18 19
4   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
17 21 21
4   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
21 21
2   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
19 18
    Yuta Watanabe
  Arisa Higashino
15 13
2   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
21 21

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
1   T Ahmad
  L Natsir
21 21
  Liao M-c
  Chen H-h
18 11
1   T Ahmad
  L Natsir
21 21
  S Magee
  C Magee
18 14
  S Magee
  C Magee
22 21
PFR   P Thongnuam
  K Dubthuk
20 15
1   T Ahmad
  L Natsir
14 23 13
  C Adcock
  G Adcock
21 21 21
5   Zhang N
  Li YH
21 21
  Tan K M
  Lai P J
8 12
5   Zhang N
  Li YH
14 11
  C Adcock
  G Adcock
21 21
  P Jordan
  M D Oktavianti
21 17 18
  C Adcock
  G Adcock
14 21 21

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
4   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  P Chopra
  N. S Reddy
16 12
4   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
  N Nøhr
  S Thygesen
16 17
  Lee C H
  Chau H W
12 15
  N Nøhr
  S Thygesen
21 21
4   Zheng SW
  Huang YQ
21 21
8   He JT
  Du Y
8 10
8   He JT
  Du Y
21 21
  R Kapoor
  K Garg
9 10
8   He JT
  Du Y
21 21
  R Alexander
  A Saufika
12 16
  R Labar
  A Fontaine
7 21 11
  R Alexander
  A Saufika
21 18 21

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Lu C-y
  Hu L-f
13 12
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
21 21
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
21 21
  H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
15 19
  H Faisal
  G E Widjaja
21 11 21
6   M Christiansen
  C Pedersen
16 21 15
  Y Watanabe
  A Higashino
23 16 21
3   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
21 21 15
  E Dremin
  E Dimova
19 21 10
  J F Nielsen
  A Bøje
21 18 21
  J F Nielsen
  A Bøje
15 26 10
3   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
21 24 21
  T Hoki
  K Yonemoto
16 15
3   Tang C M
  Tse Y S
21 21

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
               
  Chan P S
  Goh L Y
22 9
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
24 21
  Wang C-l
  Lee C-h
17 15
  D Puavaranukroh
  S Taerattanachai
21 21
  D Puavaranukroh
  S Taerattanachai
18 21 21
7   Goh S H
  S J Lai
21 15 14
  D Puavaranukroh
  S Taerattanachai
13 21 14
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 14 21
  Y Kobayashi
  M Matsutomo
21 21
  Lee J-h
  Hsu Y-c
12 15
  Y Kobayashi
  M Matsutomo
10 14
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21
  Y Kaneko
  M Matsumoto
16 14
2   Wang YL
  Huang DP
21 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Prospectus Malaysia Open 2018" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  2. ^ "World Ranking System" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 May 2018.

External linksEdit