Japan Open (badminton)

The Japan Open is an annual badminton tournament held in Japan. It became part of the BWF Super Series tournaments in 2007. BWF categorised Japan Open as one of the five BWF World Tour Super 750 events in the BWF events structure since 2018.[1]

Host citiesEdit

Since 1989, the tournament has always been held in Tokyo.[2]

Past winnersEdit

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1977   Thomas Kihlström   Lene Køppen   Flemming Delfs
  Steen Skovgaard
  Inge Borgstrøm
  Lene Køppen
No competition
1981   Rudy Hartono   Hwang Sun-ai   Christian Hadinata
  Lius Pongoh
  Atsuko Tokuda
  Yoshiko Yonekura
1982   Thomas Kihlström   Li Lingwei   Rudy Heryanto
  Hariamanto Kartono
  Nora Perry
  Jane Webster
  Mike Tredgett
  Nora Perry
1983   Han Jian   Han Aiping   Stefan Karlsson
  Thomas Kihlström
  Gillian Clark
  Gillian Gilks
  Thomas Kihlström
  Nora Perry
1984   Morten Frost   Zheng Yuli   Karen Beckman
  Gillian Gilks
  Martin Dew
  Gillian Gilks
1985   Zhao Jianhua   Wu Jianqiu   Kim Moon-soo
  Park Joo-bong
  Kim Yun-ja
  Yoo Sang-hee
  Billy Gilliland
  Gillian Gowers
1986   Yang Yang   Li Lingwei   Jalani Sidek
  Razif Sidek
  Lin Ying
  Wu Dixi
  Billy Gilliland
  Nora Perry
1987   Xiong Guobao   Eddy Hartono
  Liem Swie King
  Guan Weizhen
  Lin Ying
  Lee Deuk-choon
  Chung Myung-hee
1988   Nick Yates   Han Aiping   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
  Chung Myung-hee
  Chung So-young
  Park Joo-bong
  Chung Myung-hee
1989   Yang Yang   Li Lingwei   Lee Sang-bok
  Park Joo-bong
  Gillian Clark
  Julie Munday
1990   Morten Frost   Huang Hua   Kim Moon-soo
  Park Joo-bong
  Lai Caiqin
  Yao Fen
1991   Ardy Wiranata   Gillian Clark
  Gillian Gowers
1992   Susi Susanti   Chen Hongyong
  Chen Kang
  Chung So-young
  Hwang Hye-young
  Thomas Lund
  Pernille Dupont
1993   Hariyanto Arbi   Ye Zhaoying   Chung So-young
  Gil Young-ah
  Thomas Lund
  Catrine Bengtsson
1994   Ardy Wiranata   Susi Susanti   Denny Kantono
  Ricky Subagja
  Jon Holst-Christensen
  Catrine Bengtsson
1995   Hariyanto Arbi   Rexy Mainaky
  Ricky Subagja
  Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
  Thomas Lund
  Marlene Thomsen
1996   Joko Suprianto   Ye Zhaoying   Gil Young-ah
  Jang Hye-ock
  Park Joo-bong
  Ra Kyung-min
1997   Peter Rasmussen   Mia Audina   Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
  Liu Yong
  Ge Fei
1998   Peter Gade   Gong Zhichao   Cheah Soon Kit
  Yap Kim Hock
  Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
1999   Ye Zhaoying   Ha Tae-kwon
  Kim Dong-moon
  Liu Yong
  Ge Fei
2000   Ji Xinpeng   Gong Zhichao   Tony Gunawan
  Candra Wijaya
  Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
2001   Roslin Hashim   Zhou Mi   Sigit Budiarto
  Candra Wijaya
  Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
  Bambang Suprianto
  Minarti Timur
2002   Lee Hyun-il   Chan Chong Ming
  Chew Choon Eng
  Lee Kyung-won
  Ra Kyung-min
  Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
2003   Xia Xuanze   Camilla Martin   Eng Hian
  Flandy Limpele
  Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
  Zhang Jun
  Gao Ling
2004   Ronald Susilo   Mia Audina   Ha Tae-kwon
  Kim Dong-moon
  Lee Kyung-won
  Ra Kyung-min
  Nova Widianto
  Vita Marissa
2005   Lin Dan   Zhang Ning   Jens Eriksen
  Martin Lundgaard Hansen
  Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
  Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thungthongkam
2006   Tony Gunawan
  Candra Wijaya
  Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
  Flandy Limpele
  Vita Marissa
2007   Lee Chong Wei   Tine Rasmussen   Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
  Zheng Bo
  Gao Ling
2008   Sony Dwi Kuncoro   Wang Yihan   Lars Paaske
  Jonas Rasmussen
  Cheng Shu
  Zhao Yunlei
  Muhammad Rijal
  Vita Marissa
2009   Bao Chunlai   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
  Ma Jin
  Wang Xiaoli
  Songphon Anugritayawon
  Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
2010   Lee Chong Wei   Jiang Yanjiao   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
  Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
  Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
2011   Chen Long   Wang Yihan   Bao Yixin
  Zhong Qianxin
  Chen Hung-ling
  Cheng Wen-hsing
2012   Lee Chong Wei   Tai Tzu-ying   Kim Gi-jung
  Kim Sa-rang
  Poon Lok Yan
  Tse Ying Suet
  Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
2013   Akane Yamaguchi   Mohammad Ahsan
  Hendra Setiawan
  Ma Jin
  Tang Jinhua
  Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
2014   Li Xuerui   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
  Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
2015   Lin Dan   Nozomi Okuhara   Zhao Yunlei
  Zhong Qianxin
  Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
2016   Lee Chong Wei   He Bingjiao   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
  Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
  Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
2017   Viktor Axelsen   Carolina Marín   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
  Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
  Wang Yilyu
  Huang Dongping
2018   Kento Momota   Yuki Fukushima
  Sayaka Hirota
  Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
2019   Akane Yamaguchi   Kim So-yeong
  Kong Hee-yong
  Wang Yilyu
  Huang Dongping
2020 Cancelled[note 1]
2021 Cancelled[note 2]
  1. ^ This tournament, originally to be played from 22 to 27 September, was later postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic in Japan.
  2. ^ This tournament, originally to be played from 28 September to 3 October, was later cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in Japan.

Performances by nationEdit

Pos Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1   China 12 25 6 19 12 74
2   Indonesia 8 4 15 4 31
3   South Korea 1 1 9 9 8 28
4   Denmark 6 3 3 2 4 18
5   Malaysia 7 3 1 11
6   England 1 1 5 3.5 10.5
7   Japan 2 3 4 9
8   Sweden 2 2 1.5 5.5
9   Chinese Taipei 1 1 2
  Spain 2 2
  Thailand 2 2
12   Hong Kong 1 1
  Netherlands 1 1
  Scotland 1 1
  Singapore 1 1
  United States 1 1
Total 40 40 40 40 38 198

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". 2017-11-29.
  2. ^ "ヨネックスオープンジャパン". Retrieved 20 February 2018.

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