All England Open Badminton Championships 2017 is scheduled to be organised from 7th March 2017 to 12th March 2017 in Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. It is the world’s oldest badminton tournament held annually in England since 1899 by Badminton England. It has been recognized as Superseries Premier in 2011 by BWF.
All England Open Badminton Championships event comprises of :
- Men’s Singles
- Women’s Singles
- Men’s Doubles
- Women’s Doubles
- Mixed Doubles
A total of 14 teams will be fighting for the coveted trophy at the Badminton Championship.
Rio Medalist PV Sindhu and London Games Bronze winner Sania Nehwal will take responsibility for India’s win in women’s singles event whereas Commonwealth Games gold winning pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa will ensure India’s victory in women’s singles event. For the men’s singles event, kidambi Srikanth, who defeated Lin Dan in 2014 China Open Super Series Premier and Parupalli Kashyap, 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medalist will represent India. Names of Players taking part for men’s doubles event and mixed doubles event from India have not been confirmed.
Since the starting of The All England Open Badminton Championships, only one titles of men’s singles have been won by two Indian player, Prakash Padukone in 1980 and Pullela Gopichand in 2001. It will be a tough tournament for all our players but we know we will win for sure.
All the best to all the players from our side. We are proud of you.
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Official Website of All England Open Badminton Championships : www.allenglandbadminton.com