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2023 Malaysia Open
January 10 - January 15
Last updated on July 8, 2023
The 2023 Malaysia Open (official and sponsored title: Petronas Malaysia Open 2023) was an international badminton tournament that took place at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, between 10 and 15 January 2023. It was part of the BWF World Tour Super 1000 series on the 2023 BWF World Tour, with a total prize pool of US$1,250,000.
The 2023 Malaysia Open was the first tournament and Super 1000 event in the 2023 BWF World Tour calendar. The Badminton Association of Malaysia organized this tournament with sanctions from the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
Viktor Axelsen and Ratchanok Intanon were the reigning champions in men’s singles and women’s singles, respectively. Intanon chose not to defend her title after she decided to withdraw due to injury. Axelsen successfully defended his title after defeating Kodai Naraoka of Japan in the final round in two straight games.
|2023 Malaysia Open|
|Date||10 – 15 January|
|Location||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Official shuttle||Yonex Aerosensa 50|
|Men’s singles||🇩🇰 Viktor Axelsen|
|Women’s singles||🇯🇵 Akane Yamaguchi|
|Men’s doubles||🇮🇩 Fajar Alfian
🇮🇩 Muhammad Rian Ardianto
|Women’s doubles||🇨🇳 Chen Qingchen
🇨🇳 Jia Yifan
|Mixed doubles||🇨🇳 Zheng Siwei
🇨🇳 Huang Yaqiong
Several top players withdrew from the 2023 Malaysia Open, including Kento Momota (Japan, replaced by Liew Daren), Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand, replaced by Goh Jin Wei), and Nami Matsuyama / Chiharu Shida (Japan, replaced by Go Pei Kee / Teoh Mei Xing).
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|Event||Main Draw Entry||Qualification|
All times and dates were local, Malaysia Standard Time (UTC+8).
|10/01||Preliminary rounds||10.00 a.m.|
|11/01||Preliminary rounds||10.00 a.m.|
|12/01||Preliminary rounds||10.00 a.m.|
A prize fund of US$1,250,000 was distributed and awarded as per the table below.
|Unsold markets||BWF TV|
|China||Yousports, BesTV, Bai Shi TV, Hunan TV, Youku Sports, Tiankong Shidai|
|Hong Kong||NOW TV (SPOTV), SPOTV Now|
|India||Sports18, Voot Select|
|Indonesia||IndiHome (SPOTV), Maxstream (SPOTV), K Vision (SPOTV), MNC Vision (SPOTV), MNC Play (SPOTV), Vision+ (SPOTV), First Media (SPOTV), iNews TV, RCTI|
|Japan||TV Asahi, J Sports|
|Macau||TDM, Macau Cable TV (SPOTV)|
|Philippines||Sky Cable (SPOTV), Cignal (SPOTV), SPOTV Now|
|Singapore||SingTel (SPOTV), StarHub (SPOTV), SPOTV Now|
|Thailand||True Vision (SPOTV and True Sports Channels)|
Central and South America
|Central America||Star+ (ESPN)|
|South America||Star+ (ESPN)|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Arena|
|Czech Rep||Czech TV|
|United Kingdom||BT Sports|