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2024 Japan Masters

November 12 - November 17

BWF World Tour Super 500

Last updated on June 1, 2024

The 2024 Japan Masters is an upcoming international badminton tournament that will take place at the Kumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto, Japan, from November 12 to November 17, 2024. The tournament is part of the BWF World Tour Super 500 series on the 2024 BWF World Tour, with a total prize pool of US$420,000.

The 2024 Japan Masters is the thirty-sixth tournament in the 2024 BWF World Tour calendar. The Nippon Badminton Association organized this tournament with sanctions from the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

Viktor Axelsen and Gregoria Mariska Tunjung are the defending champions in men’s singles and women’s singles, respectively.

2024 Japan Masters
Date November 12-17
Edition 2nd
Category Super 500
Draw 32MS/32WS/32MD/32WD/32XD
Prize money $420,000
Location Kumamoto City, Kumamoto, Japan
Venue Kumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium
Official shuttle Yonex Tournament F-90
2023 Champions
Men’s singles 🇩🇰 Viktor Axelsen
Women’s singles 🇮🇩 Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
Men’s doubles 🇨🇳 He Jiting
🇨🇳 Ren Xiangyu
Women’s doubles 🇨🇳 Zhang Shuxian
🇨🇳 Zheng Yu
Mixed doubles 🇨🇳 Zheng Siwei
🇨🇳 Huang Yaqiong


The draws for the 2024 Japan Masters will be conducted on Tuesday, November 5, 2024. Click the event to see a full draw and match results.

Event Main Draw Entry Qualification
Men’s singles 32 16 > 4
Women’s singles 32 8 > 4
Men’s doubles 32 8 > 4
Women’s doubles 32 8 > 4
Mixed doubles 32 8 > 4

Competition schedule

Below is the competition schedule for the 2024 Japan Masters. All times and dates are local, Japan Standard Time (UTC+9). Click the date to see the match schedule.

Date Competition Start Time
11/12 Qualifying and preliminary rounds 09.00 a.m.
11/13 Preliminary rounds 09.00 a.m.
11/14 Preliminary rounds 09.00 a.m.
11/15 Quarter-finals 10.00 a.m.
11/16 Semi-finals 10.00 a.m.
11/17 Finals 11.00 a.m.

Prize money

The total prize money for the 2024 Japan Masters was US$420,000. The winner in the singles events received $31,500, while the winner in the doubles events received $33,180 per pair. The prize money was distributed and awarded as per the table below.

Singles Doubles
Winner $31,500 $33,180
Runner-up $15,960 $15,960
Semi-finalists $6,090 $5,880
Quarter-finalists $2,520 $3,045
Last 16 $1,470 $1,575


  1. 2024 Japan Masters prospectus


Kumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium
9番28号 1 Chome-9-28 Kamikumamoto, Nishi Ward
Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Japan
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Nippon Badminton Association
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