Grand Prix Archive

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    RUSSIAN OPEN Finals – Japanese dominate almost all

    142 players from 14 countries vied for a share of the US$50000 prize money at the 2014 Russian Open Grand Prix, staged in Vladivostok. Japan took four of the five titles, with local hero Vladimir Ivanov...

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    US OPEN Finals – Danish dynamite versus Thai troublemaker

    The old hand versus the upcoming star. A country which hosts 5.6 million residents vs. the nation with a population over 66 million. Denmark versus Thailand. Or Boe/Mogensen up against Jongjit/Puangpuapech: a thrilling U.S. Open...

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    US OPEN SF – Turning the THAI-de

    After women’s singles top seed Nitchaon Jindapon’s stunning loss in the first round, the Thai delegation was counting on their doubles. Sapsiree Taerattanachai and Maneepong Jongjit lived up to the expectations and each have a...

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    CANADA OPEN Finals – First step is always the hardest

    The first time a player wins a match – or even better, a tournament – is an indescribable moment.  No fewer than four champions at the Canada Open celebrated their first ever victory in a...

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    CANADA OPEN SF – Michelle Li(ke) a dream

    On home soil Michelle Li doesn’t seem to be affected by the building pressure on her shoulders. The Canadian shuttler is the only player left representing her country at the Canada Open. As first seeded...

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    China masters the CHINA MASTERS

    China didn’t allow the guests to even show up on court for finals day at the China Masters Grand Prix Gold as the entire docket on Sunday featured nothing but Chinese players. By Angga Maulana...

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    NEW ZEALAND OPEN Finals – A second for Oceania!

    New Zealand and Australia may share many rivalries, but both had a common cause to celebrate when a Grand Prix title landed at the feet of Oceania Badminton. By Kira Rin, Badzine Correspondent live in...

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    NEW ZEALAND OPEN SF – Raising the Southern Cross

    3 countries book 3 titles each while Tang He Tian gets a shot at nabbing a 2nd Grand Prix title for herself and for Oceania. By Kira Rin, Badzine Correspondent live in Auckland.  Photos: Jiacen...

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