YONEX All England Open 2018

The All England Open Badminton Championships is the world’s oldest badminton tournament, held annually in England. With the introduction of the BWF’s latest grading system, it was given Superseries status in 2007, upgraded to Superseries Premier status in 2011. 2018 All England will be played from 14 March 2018 to 18 March. India will be represented by 8 Men and 6 Women.

Player / Pair Event Round of 32 Round of 16 QuarterFinal SemiFinal
Srikanth Kidambi [3] Men’s Single Brice Leverdez (FRA)
Win – (7-21 21-14 22-20)
Huang Yuxiang (CHI)
Lost – ( 11-21 21-15 20-22)
H. S. Prannoy Men’s Single Chou Chen(TPE) [8]
Win – (9-21 21-18 21-18 )
Tommy Sugiarto (INA)
Win – (21-10 21-19)
Huang Yuxiang (CHI)
Lost – ( 22-20 21-16 23-21)
Sai Praneeth Men’s Single Son Wan Ho (KOR) [5]
Lost – (13-21 15-21 11-21)
Pusarla V. Sindhu [4] Women Single P.Chochuwong (THA)
Win – (20-22 21-17 21-9)
Nitchaon Jindapol (THA)
Win – (21-13 13-21 21-18)
Nozomi Okuhara[7] (JPN)
Win – (20-22 21-18 21-18)
Akane Yamaguchi[2] (JPN)
Lost – (21-19 19-21 18-21)
Saina Nehwal Women Single TAI Tzu Ying (TPE)(1)
Lost – (14-21 18-21)
Manu Attri / Sumeeth Reddy Men’s Double Marcus Ellis / Chris Langridge (ENG)
Lost – (20-22 12-21)
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty Men’s Double Takuro HOKI / Yugo KOBAYASHI (JPN)
Win – (21-19 21-18)
Carsten Mogensen / Mathias Boe[2] (DEN)
Lost – 21-16 16-21 21-23)
Sikki Reddy / Ashwini Ponnappa Women Double Ayaka Takahashi / Misaki Matsutomo [2] (JPN)
Lost – (14-21 13-21)
Poorvisha Ram / Jakkampudi Meghana Women Double Koharu Yonemoto / Shiho Tanaka [5] (JPN)
Lost – (14-21 11-21)
Pranaav Chopra / Sikki Reddy Mix Double Emil SEIDEL / Linda EFLER (GER)
Lost – (21-19 21-13)
H.Dongping / Wang Yilyu [2](CHI)
Lost – (6-21 10-21)

Key Moments

  • H. S. Prannoy beat 8th seeded Chou Chen of Chinese Taipei by 9-21 21-18 21-18 to reach 2nd round of Men’s SIngle.
  • Young Indian Double Pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty Lost to 2nd Seeded Denmark pair of Carsten Mogensen / Mathias Boe after a good fight by 21-16 16-21 21-23.Indian Pair won the 1st game comfortably by 21-16, In 2nd game also they Played really well before losing 16-21. 3rd game was a marathon game in which Indian Pair was nacked to nack against Denmark pair but unfortunately lost 44th points of game and its end with 21-23.
  • 4th seeded Pusarla V. Sindhu beat Current World Champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a close match by 20-22 21-18 21-18 and confirm Place In semifinal.She was only Indian who Reach Semifinal of All England Championship 2018
  • BWF Dubai Finals 2017

  • In Semifinal Sindhu was Up against 2nd Seeded and world no 2 Japnese Akane Yamaguchi. Akan beat Sindhu in 3 set thriller by 21-19 19-21 18-21 and Indian Challenge end here.