Viktor Axelsen wins Japan Open 2023

Date:

Share post:

Viktor Axelsen, the Olympic champion in badminton, won the Japan Open 2023 championship on Sunday, July 30, defeating Indonesian sensation Jonatan Christie.

Axelsen, the current world number one from Denmark, won in consecutive games, 21-7, 21-18, live on Olympic Channel through Olympics.com (territorial limitations apply).

Axelsen has won three BWF championships this year.

An Se Young of the Republic of Korea, ranked second in the world, defeated He Bing Jiao of the People’s Republic of China, ranked fifth, without dropping a set to win the women’s singles competition. The final score was 21-15, 21-11.

The Korean has won seven championships this year. Kim So Yeong and Kong Hee Yong of Korea won the women’s doubles match by defeating top-seeded Chen Qing Chen of the People’s Republic of China 21-17, 21-14 in the championship match.

Chinese Taipei’s Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Li won the men’s doubles competition.

Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino won the mixed doubles, giving the Japanese crowd something to cheer about.

The BWF Japan Open is a Super 750 tournament on the 2023 BWF World Tour, where competitors may gain ranking points towards qualifying for Paris 2024.

Featured Image: BWF

Oh hi there đź‘‹
It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to receive awesome content in your inbox, every month.

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Leave a Reply

Related articles

ITTF Men’s and Women’s World Cup Kicks Off in Macao After a Three-Year Hiatus

The ITTF Men’s and Women’s World Cup Macao 2024 is in full swing. Hosted at the state-of-the-art venue, Galaxy...

Singapore indoor skydivers aim for new heights with largest-ever contingent at 5th FAI World Cup of Indoor Skydiving

SINGAPORE, 15 April 2024 – Singapore will field its biggest contingent to date at an international indoor skydiving competition,...

YOURI KEULEN CLINCHES FIRST T100 TITLE AFTER DOMINANT PERFORMANCE IN SINGAPORE; AMERICAN SAM LONG GOES FROM LAST TO SECOND

SINGAPORE, 14 APRIL 2024 – A new champion was crowned at the Singapore T100 as Dutch wildcard Youri Keulen...

ASHLEIGH GENTLE CONQUERS SINGAPORE HEAT TO WIN EPIC T100 WOMEN’S RACE AGAIN

SINGAPORE, 13 APRIL 2024 â€“ In the unforgiving Singapore heat and humidity, defending champion Ashleigh Gentle conquered not just...
%d bloggers like this: