Australian Open Archive

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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 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 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 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 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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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN QF – Groove is in the heart

    Just as the string of upsets started to subside, Japan’s Yui Hashimoto lit up quarter-finals day at the Star Australian Open Superseries with another surprise victory over a past champion. By Aaron Wong, Badzine Correspondent...

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 – Olympic champs trade match points

    A seesaw rematch between Olympic champion former partners provided thrills late in the day at the Star Australian Open Superseries. By Aaron Wong, Badzine Correspondent live in Sydney.  Photos: Yves Lacroix for Badmintonphoto (live) Men’s...

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    AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 – Far court fracas and frenetics

    A new day of action at the Australian Open… with upsets, cheers and tears. By Aaron Wong, Badzine Correspondent live in Sydney.  Photos: Yves Lacroix for Badmintonphoto (live) Chinese Whispers The hands-down thriller of the...

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