Australian Open Archive

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    Sydney show begins nearly no-show-free

    The 2015 Star Australian Badminton Open Superseries kicks off tomorrow without the rash of last-minute withdrawals that tend to plague so many high-level badminton tournaments.  Ironically, one of the most notable entries to pull out...

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN Preview – A 19-horse race

    The Metlife BWF World Superseries gets back in full swing as a men’s singles field with two favourites among 19 strong contenders is just one of the attractions in The Star Australian Badminton Open, where...

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    World silver medallists back to mixed in May

    Four Koreans, all past or present World Championship runners-up, will be back to playing mixed doubles at next month’s Australian Open, while six other former world #1s will be in new doubles pairings in Sydney....

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    Putting the ‘World’ in the World Superseries

    The MetLife BWF World Superseries is becoming a ‘World’ Superseries in more ways than one. By Pendi Kwok.  Photos: Badmintonphoto 8 different nations in a Superseries final: Spain is in! While it is hard to...

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014 Finals – In the realm of geniuses

    The organisers of the inaugural Australian Superseries scheduled the best finals discipline for last. The men’s singles match was the only one of the day that wasn’t sealed in straight games without extra points. By...

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014 SF – Recipe for drama

    Take an umpire who called fault receiver on both sides, add in a history of intense rivalry between east and west pairs, needing to win at deuce, a crowd that made their feelings known, stir...

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014 SF – Vanilla flavoured victory

    Saina Nehwal was able to savour victory even if it was a plain strategy that allowed her to oust world #2 Wang Shixian from the Star Australian Open Superseries. By Aaron Wong, Badzine Correspondent live...

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014 QF – Job turns to joy

    Tan Boon Heong looked comfortable and content reaching the semis at the Star Australian Open Superseries, in his now increasingly frequent partnership with Hoon Thien How. By Aaron Wong, Badzine Correspondent live in Sydney.  Photos: Yves...

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