Welcome in Mülheim!

Enjoy the great atmosphere in innogy Sporthalle and matches of the world's best players!

Next YONEX German Open will be held from 26th of February until 3rd of March 2019.

Winners of 2018

MS: Chou Tien Chen (TPE/No. 4)
WS: Akane Yamaguchi (JPN/No. 1)

MD: Takuto Inoue/Yuki Kaneko (JPN/No. 6)
WD: Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota (JPN/No. 3)
Goh Soon Huat/Lai Shevon Jemie (MAS/No. 3)

Practice schedule of Sunday updated

(10.03.2018) You can find the relevant document here ...

Friday, 09.03.2018: 4th tournament day

04.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.: Quarterfinals in all disciplines

All Matches of Friday ...

Badminton Superstar Lin Dan from China. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Practice schedules updated again

(08.03.2018) You find them here ...

New practice schedules available

(08.03.2018) You find them here ...

Thursday, 08.03.2018: 3rd tournament day

12.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.: Round of last 16 in Men's Singles, in Women's Singles, in Men's Doubles, in Women's Doubles and in Mixed Doubles.

All Matches of Thursday ...

Nozomi Okuhara from Japan, the 2017 world champion in Women's Singles, has reached round of last 16. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Wednesday, 07.03.2018: 2nd tournament day

09.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.: 1st round main tournament in Men's Singles, in Women's Singles, in Men's Doubles, in Women's Doubles and the last 4 first round matches in Mixed Doubles.

All Matches of Wednesday ...

First match of world no. 1 in Women's Doubles, Jia Yifan (left) and Chen Qingchen from China. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Practice schedules of Wednesday and Thursday published

(06.03.2018) You find the documents here ...

Live streaming by BWF

(06.03.2018) Badminton World Federation (BWF) will offer live streams of YGO 2018 from Tuesday afternoon on (main tournament) until Sunday in its live channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/bwf). Attention: In some countries the live coverage is geoblocked.

Tuesday, 06.03.2018: 1st tournament day

09.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m.: Qualification in all disciplines

from 5.00 p.m.: 1st round main tournament in Mixed Doubles

All Matches of Tuesday ...

1st tournament day, early in the morning. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Practice schedule of Tuesday published

(05.03.2018) You find it here ...

Umpires from 14 countries

(05.03.2018) At YONEX German Open 2018 men and women from 14 countries will act as umpires. They represent Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zeeland, Sweden, Slovenia and the United States of America. Here you find the respective list ...

Further withdrawals of top players

(02.03.2018) Further top players had to withdraw from YONEX German Open 2018: That affects the Rio olympic champions in Women's Doubles, Ayaka Takahashi/Misaki Matsutomo from Japan, Anders Antonsen (Denmark), silver medalist at European Championships 2017 in Men's Singles, as well as his compatriots Jan Ø. Jørgensen and Hans-Kristian Vittinghus. Chris und Gabrielle Adcock (England), the reigning european champions in Mixed Doubles, withdraw before the draw was conducted.

Practice schedules available

(02.03.2018) Have a look here ...

Draw published

M&Q report version 3 and Seeding report version 2 online

(13.02.2018) You find the corresponding documents here ...

M&Q report version 2 and Seeding report online

(09.02.2018) You find the corresponding documents here ...

39 line judges from nine countries

(08.02.2018) Have a look at the list of line judges - 39 persons from nine countries in all - who will work at YONEX German Open 2018 here ...

M&Q report online

(03.02.2018) You find the first version here ...

Invitation published

(29.11.2017) Invitation for YONEX German Open 2018 is available here as pdf-file.

Dates of YGO 2018 to 2021

The prestigeous tournament stays in Mülheim an der Ruhr for at least four further years!

(Tuesday to Sunday each)

Results and photos

(05.03.2017) All results of YONEX German Open 2017 are available here ...

Photos of the tournament can be found on the official YGO facebook account.

Winners in men's doubles: Kim Astrup (r.) and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen from Denmark. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Finals of YGO 2017

HE: Chou Tien Chen (TPE; no. 6 seed) – Wang Tzu Wei (TPE; no.14) 21:16, 21:14

DE: Akane Yamaguchi (JPN; no. 2) – Carolina Marin (ESP; no. 1) withdrawn

HD: Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (DEN; no. 4) – Mads Conrad-Petersen/Mads Pieler Kolding (DEN; no. 2) 21:17, 21:13

DD: Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota (JPN) – Huang Dongping/Li Yinhui (CHN; no. 5) 15:21, 21:17, 21:15

MX: Zhang Nan/Li Yinhui (CHN; no. 8) – Lu Kai/Huang Yaqiong (CHN; no. 1) 22:20, 21:11.

Award ceremony in mixed doubles. F.l.t.r.: Zhang Nan, Li Yinhui, Huang Yaqiong, Lu Kai (all players are from China). Photo: Claudia Pauli.
Award ceremony in men's doubles. F.l.t.r.: Anders Skaarup Rasmussen, Kim Astrup, Mads Conrad-Petersen, Mads Pieler Kolding. Photo: Claudia Pauli.
Award ceremony in women's doubles. F.l.t.r.: Yuki Fukushima, Sayaka Hirota, Huang Dongping, Li Yinhui. Photo: Claudia Pauli.
Winner in women's singles: Akane Yamaguchi. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Tournament magazine

Tournament magazine of YGO 2018 as pdf-file