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YONEX German Open 2016

01.03.2016 until 06.03.2016

RWE-Sporthalle Mülheim an der Ruhr

YONEX German Open 2015

24.02.-01.03.2015

RWE-Sporthalle Mülheim an der Ruhr

Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Mads Pieler Kolding twice succesful

From left to right: Kamilla Rytter Juhl, Christinna Pedersen, Della Destiara Haris, Rosyita Eka Putri Sari. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Results of the finals of YONEX German Open 2015:

MX: Mads Pieler Kolding/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN/Nr. 6) – Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen (DEN/Nr. 1) 21:18, 21:17
WS: Sung Ji Hyun (KOR/Nr. 1) – Carolina Marin (ESP/Nr. 2) 21:15, 14:21, 21:6
MS: Jan Ø. Jørgensen (DEN/Nr. 1) – Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka (INA) 21:12, 21:13
WD: Christinna Pedersen/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN/Nr. 2) – Della Destiara Haris/Rosyita Eka Putri Sari (INA) 21:18, 17:21, 21:9
MD: Mads Conrad-Petersen/Mads Pieler Kolding (DEN/Nr. 4) – Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov (RUS/Nr. 6) 22:20, 21:19
Have a look at the results ...

Finals in all disciplines

(28.02.2015) On Sunday (01.03.2015), YONEX German Open 2015 will end with finals in all disciplines. Start of play is 12.00 p.m. Players from 5 nations have a chance to win a title.

MX: Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen (DEN/Nr. 1) – Mads Pieler Kolding/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN/Nr. 6)
WS: Sung Ji Hyun (KOR/Nr. 1) – Carolina Marin (ESP/Nr. 2)
MS: Jan Ø. Jørgensen (DEN/Nr. 1) – Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka (INA)
WD: Della Destiara Haris/Rosyita Eka Putri Sari (INA) – Christinna Pedersen/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN/Nr. 2)
MD: Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov (RUS/Nr. 6) – Mads Conrad-Petersen/Mads Pieler Kolding (DEN/Nr. 4)
Have a look at the results ...

Semifinals in all disciplines

Carolina Marin. Foto: Claudia Pauli.

(28.02.2015) On Saturday, YONEX German Open continue with semifinals in all disciplines. Start of play is 2.00 p.m. In Women's Singles world champion Carolina Marin from Spain will face Sayaka Takahashi from Japan who is the defending champion in Mülheim.

Most successful nation so far is Denmark with six players/pairs participating in  semifinals. Japan and Korea follow with three players/pairs. Have a look at the results ...

Quarterfinals in all disciplines

(26.02.2015) On Friday, YONEX German Open 2015 continue with quarterfinals in all disciplines. Start of play is 4.00 p.m. Have a look at the results ...

Title holders lost

Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi on Thursday lost their match. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(26.02.2015) In Men's Singles (Arvind Bhat from India), in Men's Doubles (Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda from Japan, no. 7) and in Women's Doubles (top-seed Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi from Japan) the title holders lost their match in round of last 16. A chance to defend the title now only has Sayaka Takahashi (Japan, no. 5) in Women's Singles.

Practice schedule updated

(26.02.2015) Practice schedule has been updated. Have a look at the new plan here ...

European Champions Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen from Denmark. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

Round of last 16 in all disciplines

(25.02.2015) On Thursday, YONEX German Open 2015 continue with the round of last 16 in all disciplines. Start of play is 12.00 p.m. Have a look at the results ...

Several seeded players out

(25.02.2015) Several seeded players/pairs on Wednesday lost and in consequence missed the round of last 16: Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk (THA, no. 9), Wei Nan (HKG, no. 12), Hsu Jen Hao (TPE, no. 13) and Brice Leverdez (FRA, no. 15) in Men's Singles, Akane Yamaguchi (JPN, no. 7) in Women's Singles and Ko Sung Hyun/Kim Ha Na (KOR, no. 2), Sudket Prapakamol/Saralee Thoungthongkam (THA, no. 5) and Lee Chun Hei Reginald/Chau Hoi Wah (HKG, no. 8) in Mixed Doubles.

Impression of the first tournament day of YGO 2015. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

2nd round in men´s singles and 1st round in all other disciplines

(25.02.2015) On Wednesday, YONEX German Open 2015 continue with 2nd round in men´s singles and 1st round in all other disciplines. Start of play is 9.00 a.m. Have a look at the results ...

Qualification and 1st round in men´s singles

(23.02.2015) YONEX German Open 2015 will start tomorrow with qualification in all disciplines and the first round in men´s singles. Have a look at the results ...

Event Office moved

The "Info-Point" two days before the tournament starts. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(22.02.2015) Event Office of YONEX German Open moved to RWE-Sporthalle. From now on players, coaches, officials aso. can contact staff at the "Info-Point", situated at the main entrance of the venue. Telephone number is +49-208-455-5263.

Practice schedule online

(21.02.2015) It is available here ...

Order of play published

(19.02.2015) Order of play of the first two tournament days has been published. Start of play on both days is 9.00 a.m. On Tuesday, 24.02.2015, one of the first matches is the match between Jonathan Nordh/Emilie Fabekke (Sweden) and Harley Towler/Emily Westwood (England) in Mixed Doubles, on Wednesday, 25.02.2015, amongst others Linda Zetchiri (Bulgaria) will face a qualifier in Women's Singles.

Draw online

(13.02.2015) Draw in all disciplines is online and available here ... 

Seeding Report online

(04.02.2015) Badminton World Federation has published the Seeding Report for YONEX German Open 2015. In Men´s Singles European champion Jan Ø Jørgensen (DEN) is no. 1 seed, in Women´s Singles it is - as in 2014 - Sung Ji Hyun (KOR).

Have a look at the report ...

Main and Qualifying Report updated again

(04.02.2015) Badminton World Federation has published a third version of Main and Qualifying Report for YONEX German Open 2015. Have a look at the report ...

Main and Qualifying Report updated

(31.01.2015) Badminton World Federation has published a second version of Main and Qualifying Report for YONEX German Open 2015. Have a look at the report ...

Update: New list of umpires

(30.01.2015) List of umpires has been updated: 26 persons will be acting at YONEX German Open 2015. They represent 13 nations: Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, host nation Germany, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Sweden and Cyprus. Here you find the corresponding list …

Main and Qualifying Report online

Chris and Gabrielle Adcock again want to play in Mülheim. Photo (of 2013): Holger Bräutigam.

(23.01.2015) Badminton World Federation has published the first version of Main and Qualifying Report for YONEX German Open 2015. In each discipline several Top 20 players have entered the tournament. Have a look at the report ...

27 umpires

(14.01.2015) 27 umpires will be acting at YONEX German Open 2015. They represent 14 nations: Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, host nation Germany, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Slovenia and Cyprus. Here you find the corresponding list …

Invitation has been updated

(13.01.2015) Invitation of YONEX German Open 2015 has been updated: As Chris Trenholme, BWF Technical Events Manager, told the organizers, „we will have to make a slight adjustment to the date of the draw for the YONEX German Open 2015. Because the original draw date of 3 February 2015 falls on a national holiday in Malaysia, we will now have to process and publish the draw on Wednesday, 4 February 2015”. You find the updated document here …

37 linejudges

(12.01.2015) Number of linejudges who will be acting at YONEX German Open 2015 raised to 37– 28 men and nine women. They represent eight nations: Denmark, England, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Here you find the corresponding list …

25 umpires

(07.01.2015) 25 umpires will be acting at YONEX German Open 2015. They represent 13 nations: Belgium, Denmark, host nation Germany, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Slovenia and Cyprus. Here you find the corresponding list …

Accreditation request media online

(05.01.2015) Media representatives from now on have the possibility to accredit to YONEX German Open 2015. They find the corresponding pdf-file here ...

27 linejudges

(04.01.2015) 27 linejudges will be acting at YONEX German Open 2015 – 21 men and six women. They represent two nations: 25 persons are from Germany, two from Denmark. Here you find the corresponding list …

Players from Japan in dominant position

(29.12.2014) In 2014 players from Japan won three titles: in women´s singles, in men´s doubles and in women´s doubles. In men’s singles an athlet from India was successful, while in mixed doubles a pair from Scotland won the final. Here you find a list of all winners of the International German Badminton Championships since 1955 …

Invitation updated

(03.12.2014) A new version of invitation of YONEX German Open 2015 has been published. It is available here ...

Invitation online

(18.11.2014) Invitation of YONEX German Open 2015 as well as some documents regarding the invitation have been published. They are available here ...

Ticket sale has started

(01.11.2014) Tickets for YONEX German Open 2015 are available since 01.11.2014. For more information (prices aso.) please have a look at category "Tickets" on this website or press the button above.

YONEX German Open 2014

25.02.-02.03.2014
RWE-Sporthalle Mülheim an der Ruhr

Winners of YONEX German Open 2014

MS: Arvind Bhat (IND)
WS: Sayaka Takahashi (JPN/Nr. 6)
MS: Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda (JPN/Nr. 8)
WD: Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi (JPN/Nr. 1)
MX: Robert Blair/Imogen Bankier (SCO)


Men's Singles: Arvind Bhat creates history

From left to right: Arvind Bhat, Hans-Kristian Vittinghus. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(02.03.2014) Big surprise: Arvind Bhat from India, no. 87 in current ranking of BWF, won the final against Hans-Kristian Vittinghus from Denmark (no. 12) 24:22, 19:21, 21:11. He is the first person of his country who won a title at this tournament.

Mixed Doubles: 2nd YGO-title for Robert Blair

From left to right: Robert Blair, Imogen Bankier, Kim Ha Na, Ko Sung Hyun. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(02.03.2014) Together with Imogen Bankier Robert Blair (both from Scotland) won the final against the korean pair Ko Sung Hyun/Kim Ha Na (no. 3) with 21:15, 21:18. In 2011, Robert Blair was successful in the final together with Gabrielle White (now married Adcock).

Yukinari Kaneko guest of honour at YGO 2014

Yukinari Kaneko (l.) and Shuichi Yoneyama, CEO of YONEX GmbH and Managing Director of YONEX' European Division. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(02.03.2014) This year Yukinari Kaneko, Global Marketing Manager of YONEX CO., LTD. with headquarter in Tokyo/Japan, visited the prestigious tournament. He watched the matches as a guest of honour.

Men's Doubles: First title for Japan

From left to right: Takeshi Kamura, Keigo Sonoda, Kenichi Hayakawa, Hiroyuki Endo. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(02.03.2014) Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda from Japan (no. 8) gained the title after a 21:19, 14:21, 21:14 win against their teammates Hiroyuki Endo/Kenichi Hayakawa (no. 1). They are the first players ever from Japan who won the title in men's doubles at this tournament. It was introduced in 1955. 

Women's Doubles: No. 1 successful

From left to right: Ayaka Takahashi, Misaki Matsutomo, Kim Ha Na, Jung Kyung Eun. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(02.03.2014) Top-seed Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi from Japan won the final against the korean title holders Jung Kyung Eun/Kim Ha Na (no. 2) with 23:21, 24:22. Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi haven´t been successful at YONEX German Open so far.

Women's Singles: 1st title for Sayaka Takahashi (JPN)

Sayaka Takahashi (l.) and Sung Ji Hyun. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(02.03.2014) Sayaka Takahashi (Japan; no. 6) won the final against top-seed Sung Ji Hyun from Korea 21:17, 8:21, 21:12 and gained her first title at YONEX German Open. She is the first winner of her country in this discipline at the prestigious tournament since Hiroe Yuki in 1981. In 2013 both finalists reached the semifinal.

Finals in all disciplines

(02.03.2014) On Sunday, YONEX German Open 2014 end with finals in all disciplines. Start of play is 12.00 p.m. Players from 5 nations have a chance to win a title. Japan is the most successful nation - with 4 participants in the finals, followed by Korea with 3. Represented as well are Denmark, India and Scotland. In Women´s Doubles Jung Kyung Eun/Kim Ha Na have the intention to win the final for the second time consecutive. Have a look at the results ...

YGO on www.BadmintonWorld.tv

(01.03.2014) Badminton World Federation (BWF) covers seminfinals and finals of YONEX German Open 2014 on its YouTube channel www.BadmintonWorld.TV. However, users in germany have no possibility to watch the live stream.

„Match of the Day“ on Saturday

Men's Singles

Marc Zwiebler (GER) vs. Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (DEN)

4th match on TV-court 1; start of play on this court is on 2.30 p.m.

Presented by: Sportland Nordrhein-Westfalen

Tournament magazine available

Traditionally, organizing committee of YONEX German Open publishes a tournament magazine. It contains information about the history of the tournament, interviews, statistics aso.

Tournament magazine is available in RWE-Sporthalle as well on this website (as pdf-file).

„Match of the Day“ on Friday

Men's Singles

Marc Zwiebler (GER) vs. Wan Ho Son (KOR)

Start of play: 8.00 p.m.

Presented by: Regionalverband Ruhr

Men´s Singles: No. 2 seed out of the tournament

(26.02.2014) Boonsak Ponsana from Thailand, no. 2 seed in Mülheim, lost his second round match against Wei Nan from Hongkong China 17:21, 14:21. No. 1 seed Tommy Sugiarto had withdrawn a few days before the tournament started. In mixed doubles no. 2 seed Sudket Prapakamol/Saralee Thoungthongkam from Thailand in the first round lost against the german pair Max Schwenger/Carla Nelte 17:21, 21:18, 17:21.

Photos of Tuesday online

German Open will start soon!

(24.02.2014) On Tuesday, 25.02.2014 German Open start with qualification and the first round in men´s singles. Start of play in RWE-Sporthalle is 9.00 a.m.

Prize money is 120.000,- US-Dollar in all. The winner in men´s singles and in women´s singles will receive 9.000,- US-Dollar.

The tournament is held in the city of Mülheim an der ruhr for the 16th time overall, for the 10th time consecutive.

In 2013 players from China in three disciplines won the title while players from Korea were successful in two disciplines. This year again in each discipline several top 10 players will demonstrate their badminton skills.

Badminton World Federation (BWF) will present a live stream of YONEX German Open from Tuesday to Sunday on www.BadmintonWorld.TV.

Practice schedule updated

(24.02.2014) A new version is available here ...

Main and Qualifying Report updated again

(11.02.2014) Badminton World Federation has published an updated version of Main and Qualifying Report for YONEX German Open 2014. Have a look at the report ...

Tickets for Saturday and season tickets sold out

(31.01.2014, CP) Tickets for Saturday as well as season tickets (valid for the whole tournament) are sold out already. That means: In presale (until 16 February 2014) only tickets for Friday (quarterfinals) and Sunday (finals) still are available. Tickets for Wednesday and Thursday can be bought on pay desk only. On Tuesday entry is free. In order to buy tickets please contact Event Office of YONEX German Open.

Tickets for saturday nearly sold out

(24.01.2014) Traditionally, the next to last tournament day ist the most requested - concerning tickets. That means: Tickets for Saturday, 1 March 2014 are nearly sold out yet. Please contact Event Office of YONEX German Open if you intend to buy tickets - regardless on which day you want to visit the tournament.

Until 2017 in Mülheim an der Ruhr

Impression of YONEX German Open 2013. Photo: Claudia Pauli.

(08.12.2013) YONEX German Open will be organized in the city of Mülheim an der Ruhr at least until 2017. It will be carried out within the next four years in calendar week 9. Status of YONEX German Open is Grand Prix Gold. Prize money in each year is 120.000 US-Dollar.

Invitation online

(08.12.2013) Invitation of YONEX German Open 2014 has been published. It is available as pdf-file here ...