Endo’s new era with Watanabe begins in qualification

Three time YONEX All England finalist Hiroyuki Endo starts his challenge for a fourth final at the Barclaycard Arena in qualification with new partner Yuta Watanabe.

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Five things we learnt from the YONEX Japan Open

From the party-spoiling performance of Pedersen and Rytter-Juhl to China’s new era, we take a look at five things we learnt from Japan this week. As the…

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World record for longest badminton match ever

Kurumi Yonao and Naoko Fukuman of Japan lost out in the final of the women’s doubles at the Asian Championships at the weekend – but they…

Japan’s Naoko Fukuman and Kurumi Yonao

Surprise and delight for Endo and Hayakawa

Japanese men’s doubles pair Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa surprised by their own performance after beating second seeds Fu Haifeng and Zhang Nan to reach YONEX All England semi final.

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