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Denmark Open Badminton 2018

16 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018

The Denmark Open is an international badminton tournament held annually in Denmark. The tournament which was formerly known as Danish Open is organized by Danmarks Badminton Forbund.


The tournament was started in 1935. However, it was not held in the period between 1939 and 1944 due to the World War II and then between 1956 and 1964.


The tournament seeks to attract the best shuttlers in the world.


Venue and Details


The 2018 edition of the tournament will be hosted by the Odense Sports Park in Odense, Denmark. The arena has been hosting the Denmark Open since 2008. Odense is the eleventh different host in the history of the tournament.


The 2018 Denmark Open will be played between 16th and 21st October 2018. It is a part of the BWF World Tour Super 750.


The total 2018 Denmark Open prize money is $775,000.


2017 Denmark Open Winners


The men’s singles event of the 2017 Denmark Open was won by Srikanth Kidambi while women’s singles event was won by Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand. Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan of China won the men’s doubles event whereas Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan of Korea Republic bagged the women’s doubles title. The Chinese Taipei pair of Tang Chun Man and Tse Ying Suet won the mixed doubles title.


Performances by Indians at Denmark Open


Indian badminton legend Prakash Padukone won the men’s singles title at the Denmark Open back in 1980.


More recently, Saina Nehwal won the women’s singles event in 2012 when she beat Juliane Schenk of Germany 21-17 and 21-8.


In 2017, Srikanth Kidambi became the third Indian to win a title at the Denmark Open. Eighth seed Kidambi beat unseeded Korean Lee Hyun-Il by 21-10 and 21-5.


Why Saina Nehwal's Denmark Open performance could be the catalyst for re-emergence of the champion in her
Why Saina Nehwal's Denmark Open performance could be the catalyst for re-emergence of the champion in her
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal loses in the final, settles for silver 
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal loses in the final, settles for silver 
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal goes down fighting to Tai Tzu Ying in the final
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal goes down fighting to Tai Tzu Ying in the final
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal vs Tai Tzu Ying final preview, telecast, date, start time and where to watch online
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal vs Tai Tzu Ying final preview, telecast, date, start time and where to watch online
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal eases into the final, Kidambi Srikanth loses 
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal eases into the final, Kidambi Srikanth loses 
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal enters final; Kidambi Srikanth bows out
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal enters final; Kidambi Srikanth bows out
Denmark Open 2018:Saina glides into the finals after an easy win
Denmark Open 2018:Saina glides into the finals after an easy win
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal pushes her way through to reach the semi-finals
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal pushes her way through to reach the semi-finals
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth enter semi-finals
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth enter semi-finals
Denmark Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal storm into the semi-final 
Denmark Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal storm into the semi-final 
Denmark Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth moves into the quarter finals with a big win over Lin Dan 
Denmark Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth moves into the quarter finals with a big win over Lin Dan 
Denmark Open 2018: Sameer Verma, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy through to quarter finals 
Denmark Open 2018: Sameer Verma, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy through to quarter finals 
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal beats Yamaguchi to move into the quarter finals 
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal beats Yamaguchi to move into the quarter finals 
Denmark Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth progresses to 2nd round
Denmark Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth progresses to 2nd round
Denmark Open 2018: Saina moves into 2nd round, Sindhu crashes out 
Denmark Open 2018: Saina moves into 2nd round, Sindhu crashes out 
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