Just three weeks remain until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after the draw was announced on Valentine’s Day.
Saina Nehwal and Chen Long will make their first appearances on the badminton court since the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Thaihot China Open.
There was plenty of enthralling action for badminton fans to enjoy in the last month and for Chen Qingchen her incredible form reached even greater heights.
YONEX All England Open champions Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi continued their fine run of form to win the women’s doubles title at the YONEX Denmark Open.
Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei defeated teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin 21-7 21-11 to take mixed doubles bronze at Rio 2016
Ireland’s Scott Evans upsets home favourite Ygor Coelho De Oliveira as the quarter-final line ups take shape
Some of the world’s biggest names were in action on Thursday as the badminton competition got underway at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
China’s Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei may be favourites but Gabby Adcock believes a number of pairs could win the mixed doubles title at Rio 2016.
With the Rio Olympics looming ever closer, the 2016 YONEX All England Badminton Championships looks set to start the season with a bang as players jostle…