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Hong Kong Open Badminton 2018

13 Sep 2018 - 18 Sep 2018

The Hong Kong Open is a professional badminton tournament which is held in Hong Kong every year since 1982. It is organised by Hong Kong Badminton Association and became a part of the BWF Super Series tournament in 2007.


Chinese player, Lin Dan who is world number 37 and player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, ranked 18 have won multiple titles and have proved their stature in the past tournaments.  


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The 2019 Hong Kong Open will be held at Hung Hom Coliseum, Kowloon, Hong Kong. The tournament will start from 13 to 18 November 2018.


Official sponsors of the competition are HSBC, Royal Selangor, BWF, Infront, Total, ELO, Lay Mau and CR Beverage are official partners for this tournament.


Prize Money of the tournament is USD 400,000.


Past Winners


In the 2017 edition of the tournament, Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia was the Men’s singles’ title holder. On the other hand, world number one Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan won the Women’s Singles trophy.


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Defending champion Lee Chong Wei has been in good form and can retain his title. However, world number one, Viktor Axelsen of Denmark who has also been terrific this year might give him competition along with Chinese player Shi Yuqi.


Tai Tzu Ying has been consistent and will be performing her best to defend her title. World number three Akane Yamaguchi of Japan and P. V. Sindhu of India who is ranked second  in the world will be favorites.

A look at all the finals that PV Sindhu reached in 2017
A look at all the finals that PV Sindhu reached in 2017
Hong Kong Open 2017: Why did PV Sindhu falter against the wily Tai Tzu Ying yet again?
Hong Kong Open 2017: Why did PV Sindhu falter against the wily Tai Tzu Ying yet again?
PV Sindhu equals Saina Nehwal in most Superseries finals played by Indian women's singles shuttler
PV Sindhu equals Saina Nehwal in most Superseries finals played by Indian women's singles shuttler
Hong Kong Open 2017: PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying final - preview, start time, telecast and livestream information
Hong Kong Open 2017: PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying final - preview, start time, telecast and livestream information
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu enters quarter-finals; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy exit
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu enters quarter-finals; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy exit
How HS Prannoy can qualify for the 2017 Dubai World Superseries Finals
How HS Prannoy can qualify for the 2017 Dubai World Superseries Finals
Hong Kong Open 2017: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy enter second round
Hong Kong Open 2017: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy enter second round
Hong Kong Open 2017: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu handed tough draws
Hong Kong Open 2017: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu handed tough draws
Hong Kong Open 2017: Parupalli Kashyap qualifies for main draw, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa exit
Hong Kong Open 2017: Parupalli Kashyap qualifies for main draw, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa exit
Uphill task for Saina Nehwal for Dubai World Superseries Finals qualification
Uphill task for Saina Nehwal for Dubai World Superseries Finals qualification
Hong Kong Open 2017: Six top Indian shuttlers pull out
Hong Kong Open 2017: Six top Indian shuttlers pull out
India's badminton stars stuck at Hong Kong airport immigration for over eight hours
India's badminton stars stuck at Hong Kong airport immigration for over eight hours
Srikanth Kidambi pulls out of Hong Kong Open
Srikanth Kidambi pulls out of Hong Kong Open
Kidambi Srikanth set to miss Hong Kong Open Superseries
Kidambi Srikanth set to miss Hong Kong Open Superseries
Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand achieves rare feat
Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand achieves rare feat
Hong Kong Open: Sameer Verma goes down fighting to World No.14 NG Ka Long Angus in the final
Hong Kong Open: Sameer Verma goes down fighting to World No.14 NG Ka Long Angus in the final
India's Sameer Verma announced as an Indonesian in the Hong Kong Open final
India's Sameer Verma announced as an Indonesian in the Hong Kong Open final
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu loses the final to World No.3 Tai Tzu Ying
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu loses the final to World No.3 Tai Tzu Ying
Hong Kong Open: Double delight for India as PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma enter the final
Hong Kong Open: Double delight for India as PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma enter the final
One is heavily criticised in India if one doesn't keep winning, feels Saina Nehwal
One is heavily criticised in India if one doesn't keep winning, feels Saina Nehwal
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