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2023 All England Open

March 14, 2023 - March 19, 2023

2023 All England Badminton Open

Last updated on July 8, 2023

The 2023 All England Open (official and sponsored title: Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2023) was an international badminton tournament that took place at the Utilita Arena Birmingham in Birmingham, England, from 14 to 19 March 2023. The tournament offered a prize pool of US$1,250,000 and was categorized as a Super 1000 event.

The 2023 All England Open was the sixth tournament in the 2023 BWF World Tour calendar and the second Super 1000 event held in the same year. Badminton England organized this tournament with sanctions from the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi were the reigning champions in men’s singles and women’s singles, respectively. Viktor Axelsen’s move to defend the All England title was halted in the second round. In three fantastic games, Axelsen surprisingly lost to Commonwealth Games silver medalist Ng Tze Yong of Malaysia. In addition, Yamaguchi also failed to defend her title after losing to Chen Yufei of China in the semi-finals.

Apart from Axelsen, the defending champions in the women’s doubles (Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida) and mixed doubles (Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino) sectors also had to stop in the second round. Meanwhile, the defending champion in the men’s doubles event (Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Bagas Maulana) was stopped in the quarter-finals.

2023 All England Open
Date 14 – 19 March
Edition 115th
Category Super 1000
Draw 32MS/32WS/32MD/32WD/32XD
Prize money $1,250,000
Location Birmingham, England
Venue Utilita Arena Birmingham
Official shuttle Yonex Tournament Grade (F-90)
Champions
Men’s singles 🇨🇳 Li Shifeng
Women’s singles 🇰🇷 An Se-young
Men’s doubles 🇮🇩 Fajar Alfian
🇮🇩 Muhammad Rian Ardianto
Women’s doubles 🇰🇷 Kim So-yeong
🇰🇷 Kong Hee-yong
Mixed doubles 🇨🇳 Zheng Siwei
🇨🇳 Huang Yaqiong

Draw

The draw was conducted on 21 February 2023. Click the event to see a full draw and match results.

Event Main Draw Entry Qualification
Men’s singles 32 No
Women’s singles 32 No
Men’s doubles 32 No
Women’s doubles 32 No
Mixed doubles 32 No

Competition schedule

All times and dates were local, Greenwich Mean Time. Click the date to see the match schedule.

Date Competition Start Time
14/03 Preliminary rounds 10.00 a.m.
15/03 Preliminary rounds 10.00 a.m.
16/03 Preliminary rounds 10.00 a.m.
17/03 Quarter-finals 10.00 a.m.
18/03 Semi-finals 10.00 a.m.
19/03 Finals 10.00 a.m.

Prize money

A prize fund of US$1,250,000 was distributed and awarded as per the table below.

Singles Doubles
Champion $87,500 $92,500
Runners-up $42,500 $43,750
Semi-finalists $17,500 $17,500
Quarter-finalists $6,875 $7,812.50
Last 16 $3,750 $4,062.50
Last 32 $1,250 $1,250

Broadcasters

Worldwide

Territory Broadcast Partner
Unsold markets BWF TV (YouTube), Olympic Channel (OTT)

Africa

Territory Broadcast Partner
South Africa StarTimes

Asia

Territory Broadcast Partner
Brunei Kristal Astro
China BesTV, CBA Video System, CBSAT, Hunan TV, Youku
Hong Kong NOW TV (SPOTV), SPOTV Now
India Sports18, Voot Select
Indonesia IndiHome, Maxstream, K Vision (SPOTV), MNC Vision (SPOTV), MNC Play (SPOTV), Vision+ (SPOTV), iNews TV
Japan TV Asahi, J Sports
Macau TDM, Macau Cable TV (SPOTV)
Malaysia Astro, Sooka
Maldives Medianet
Mongolia Univision (SPOTV)
Philippines Sky Cable (SPOTV), Cignal (SPOTV), SPOTV Now
South Korea SPOTV
Singapore SingTel (SPOTV), StarHub (SPOTV), SPOTV Now
Taiwan ELTA
Thailand True Vision (SPOTV and TrueSports HD3)

Central America

Territory Broadcast Partner
Caribbean Star+ (OTT)
Central America Star+ (OTT)

Europe

Territory Broadcast Partner
Czech Rep Czech TV
Denmark TV2
France L’Équipe
Germany Sport Deutschland
Hungary MTVA Hungary
Poland Polsat
Slovakia JOJ
United Kingdom BBC

References

  1. 2023 All England Open Tournament Prospectus
  2. All England Open Official Website 

Venue

Utilita Arena Birmingham
King Edwards Rd B1 2AA
Birmingham, United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone
+44 121 780 4141
View Venue Website

Organizer

Badminton England
Phone
+44 (0)1908 268400
Email
[email protected]
View Organizer Website

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