2021 WINNERS => https://bwfworldtour.bwfbadminton.com/tournament/3971/victor-denmark-open-2021/results/2021-10-24
MS – Viktor Axelsen (DEN)
WS – Akane Yamaguchi (JPN)
MD – Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi (JPN)
WD – Huang Dong Ping/Zheng Yu (CHN)
XD – Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino (JPN)
Denmark Open (total prize money US$750,000) is a few of BWF World tours which still rolling during pandemic alongside All England when majority badminton tournaments had been cancelled post March 2020.
MS first round will be highlighted by several intriguing matches that invite excitement, the dominant Axelsen facing next generation most talented player Vitidsarn, a rematch of recent World Championships. The prominent Dane is suffering leg injury which has kept him from training, interesting to wait whether it would affect his performance in Odense. Current world #2 Antonsen finds tough challenge, Shi YQ who seeks rejuvenation on his career after made return in Japan last August. Then Ginting opposes Sen where the Indonesian never won in two previous meetings. Bottom-half draw competition notices one seeded player pulled out, last year beaten finalist Momota.
Among top-10 WS chart, An Se Young and Pusarla Sindhu miss Odense meet and French Open as well. Yamaguchi and Tai TY will be the player to beat judging their consistency and satisfied performance in last several competitions. Marin who needs longer time to restore her tip-top form, the Spaniard failed to pocket CAN Open title early this month, lost to TPE back-up Sung Shuo Yun in semis.
In mixed doubles category, the Olympic Champion Huang Dong Ping has temporary partner, the youngster Feng Yan Zhe, it seems China is trying to polish new talent to maintain regeneration on track. Feng, 2019 world Junior Champion with Lin Fang Ling have stuttering start in their transition into senior rank.
ROUND OF 32 – PART 1 (09.00am) => https://www.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/FD1C4D79-6704-43B7-BB54-647E3A155F62/matches