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Viktor Axelsen Biography

Viktor Axelsen is a badminton player from Denmark. In 2010 he defeated Korea's Kang Ji-wook in the finals to become the first ever European player to hold the title of World Junior Champion. The following year he lost the title to Malaysia's Zulfadli Zulkiffli, after coming in second place. Viktor won his first international senior title-Cyprus International when he was just sixteen. A few weeks later he entered his first Super Series event in singles, the Denmark Open 2010; but lost out to fellow compatriot and eventual winner Jan O. In 2011, Axelsen secured gold at the European Junior Championships, defeating teammate Rasmus Fladberg in the final.

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Viktor Axelsen set to become the new World No. 1 following Japan Open win
Viktor Axelsen set to become the new World No. 1 following Japan Open win
Axelsen won the World Championships title in August.
Viktor Axelsen: An Axel-lent success story from Denmark
Viktor Axelsen: An Axel-lent success story from Denmark
Viktor Axelsen’s recent successes has added new and significant chapters to the Danish badminton narrative.
Rio bronze medalist Victor Axelsen: Srikanth is a real contender for World Championship gold medal
Rio bronze medalist Victor Axelsen: Srikanth is a real contender for World Championship gold medal
It is no doubt going to be a tight fight in the upcoming tournament.
Australian Open: Verma Brothers, Lee Chong Wei, Viktor Axelsen withdraw
Australian Open: Verma Brothers, Lee Chong Wei, Viktor Axelsen withdraw
Saina Nehwal is a two-time winner of this event as well as the defending champion.
Sudirman Cup 2017: PV Sindhu the lone bright spot in India’s 1-4 loss to Denmark
Sudirman Cup 2017: PV Sindhu the lone bright spot in India’s 1-4 loss to Denmark
India did well in doubles despite the loss.
Sudirman Cup: Preview and schedule of India vs Denmark
Sudirman Cup: Preview and schedule of India vs Denmark
India did not manage to enter the knock-out stages in the last two editions.
Sudirman Cup: Gauging the present of Indian Badminton
Sudirman Cup: Gauging the present of Indian Badminton
While your heart wants a win for India, your head says it'll be tough. The result would gauge the present of Indian badminton.
Malaysia Open: Ajay Jayaram stuns World No. 2 Viktor Axelsen to enter quarter-finals
Malaysia Open: Ajay Jayaram stuns World No. 2 Viktor Axelsen to enter quarter-finals
Jayaram is the only Indian to have survived the first round at the Malaysia Open.
Coach Mulyo Handoyo finds Srikanth Kidambi's style closest to that of Taufik Hidayat
Coach Mulyo Handoyo finds Srikanth Kidambi's style closest to that of Taufik Hidayat
Srikanth has a blockbuster second round match against the Olympic bronze medallist Viktor Axelsen at the India Open today.
India Open 2017: Preview and schedule of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu's second round matches
India Open 2017: Preview and schedule of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu's second round matches
Saina and Sindhu are looking to set up a blockbuster quarter-final against each other.
India Open Superseries 2017: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei pulls out
India Open Superseries 2017: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei pulls out
Lee is a three-time champion of this tournament.
PBL 2017: Ajay Jayaram upsets Viktor Axelsen, Mumbai Rockets continue winning streak
PBL 2017: Ajay Jayaram upsets Viktor Axelsen, Mumbai Rockets continue winning streak
This is the fourth win in a row for the Mumbai Rockets at PBL 2017.
PBL 2017: Mumbai Rockets looking to continue winning streak against the Bengaluru Blasters
PBL 2017: Mumbai Rockets looking to continue winning streak against the Bengaluru Blasters
The Rockets are the runners-up of PBL 2016.
PBL 2017: PV Sindhu-led Chennai Smashers look for first win of the season
PBL 2017: PV Sindhu-led Chennai Smashers look for first win of the season
The Mumbai Rockets make their PBL 2017 debut today.
PBL 2017 Day 1 round-up: Thrilling wins for Hyderabad Hunters and Bengaluru Blasters
PBL 2017 Day 1 round-up: Thrilling wins for Hyderabad Hunters and Bengaluru Blasters
Marin beat Sindhu in the much-awaited clash of the titans.
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