Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know 

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Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: After the Indonesia leg of the BWF Tour came to an end last week with the Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open, the action now shifts to Malaysia with the Malaysia Open. The BWF Super 750 tournament will kickstart on 28th June and is set to feature top players across the world. The tournament is finally making its return after a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19. Follow Malaysia Open 2022 live updates on InsideSport.IN

The tournament has a rich history as it has been held since 1937. This year, it will be the 12th tournament in the BWF World Tour. Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma, will all play in the upcoming edition of the tournament.

Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know 

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Defending champions (Winners of 2019 edition)

Men’s singles – Lin Dan – China
Women’s singles – Tai Tzu Ying – Chinese Taipei
Men’s doubles – Li Junhui – Liu Yuchen – China
Women’s doubles – Chen Qingchen – Jia Yifan – China
Mixed doubles –  Zheng Siwei – Huang Yaqiong – China

Malaysia Open 2022 Schedule

1st round– June 28,29
2nd round– June 30
Quarter-final– July 1
Semi-final– July 2
Final – July 3

Malaysia Open 2022 Top Seeds

Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming - All you need to know 
Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know

Men’s Singles:

  1. India – Viktor Axelsen
  2. Japan – Kento Momota
  3. Denmark – Anders Antonsen
  4. Chinese Taipei – Chou Tien-chen
  5. Malaysia – Lee Zii Jia
  6. Indonesia – Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
  7. Indonesia – Jonatan Christie
  8. India – Lakshya Sen

Women’s Singles

  1. Japan – Akane Yamaguchi
  2. Chinese Taipei – Tai Tzu-ying
  3. South Korea – An Se-young
  4. China – Chen Yufei
  5. Spain – Carolina Marin
  6. Japan – Nozomi Okuhara
  7. India – PV Sindhu
  8. Thailand – Ratchanok Intanon

Men’s Doubles

1. Indonesia – Marcus Gideon / Kevin Sukamuljo
2. Japan – Takuro Hoki / Yugo Kobayashi
3. Indonesia – Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan
4. Chinese Taipei – Lee Yang / Wang Chi-lin
5. Malaysia – Aaron Chia / Soh Wooi Yik
6. Indonesia – Fajar Alfian / Muhammad Ardianto
7. India – Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty
8. Denmark – Kim Astrup / Anders Rasmussen

Women’s Doubles

1. China – Chen Qingchen / Jia Yifan
2. South Korea – Lee So-hee / Shin Seung-chan
3. South Korea –Kim So-yeong / Kong Hee-yong
4. Japan – Yuki Fukushima / Sayaka Hirota
5. Japan – Mayu Matsumoto / Wakana Nagahara
6. Japan – Nami Matsuyama / Chiharu Shida
7. Thailand – Jongkolpham Kititharakul / Rawinda Prajongjai
8. Hungary – Gabriela Stoeva / Stefani Stoeva

Malaysia Open 2022 Prize Money

Malaysia Open 2022 2022 Prize Money: 

Event Winner Finalist Semi-finals Quarter-finals Last 16 Last 32
Singles $47,250 $22,950 $9,450 $3,712.50 $2,025 $675
Doubles $49,950 $23,625 $9,450 $4218.75 $2,193.75 $675

 

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Men’s draw

Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming - All you need to know 
Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know

Men’s Singles 

World No.9 Lakshya Sen is the only seeded player from India. The 20-year old is the eighth seed. After a disappointing first round exit at the Indonesia Open, Lakshya will look to put up a good show at Malaysia. He is placed in the third quarter of the draw that also has World No.3 Anders Antonsen in it. Lakshya will face South Korea’s Heo Kwang-hee in the first round. He is likely to set up quarterfinal clash with Andersen.

World No.11 Kidambi Srikanth is also eyeing redemption after his second round loss in Indonesia Open. He is unseeded in this tournament and will face Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin in the first round.

Meanwhile, Sai Praneeth is also placed in the same quarter that has Srikanth. Sai Praneeth will face sixth seed Antony Sinisuka Ginting in the opening round. If the Indian manages to win this contest, he is likely to face Srikanth in the second round. This is the same quarter that also has World No.1 Viktor Axelsen

HS Prannoy and Sameer Verma find themselves in the same quarter. Prannoy, who was a semifinalist at Indonesia Open, will open his Malaysia Open campaign against local favourite Liew Daren, while Sameer Verma will take on seventh seed Jonatha Cristie in the first round.

Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming - All you need to know 
Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know

Men’s Doubles

In men’s doubles India’s top doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are the seventh seed. They are in the first quarter of the draws and will face Malaysia’s Man Wei Chong abd Tee Kai Wun in the first round. They are likely to face Indonesia’ top seed Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo in the quarterfinal.

The other Indian duo in the tournament are Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy. They are in the third quarter of the draws and will take on China’s He Jiting and Zhou Haodong in the first round. They are likely to face Third seeded pair Mohamed Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan in the second round.

Women’s draw

Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming - All you need to know 
Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know

Women’s Singles

World No.7 PV Sindhu will feature in the tournament as the seventh seed. She will face Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in the first round. Having faced a humiliating first round defeat at Indonesia Open, Sindhu is looking to make a string comeback. She is placed in the same quarter that has second seed and Indonesia Open champion Tai Tzu-ying.

Saina Nehwal is the only other Indian singles player in the draw. Saina wanted to prepare well for the Malaysia Open and missed the Indonesia Masters as well as the Indonesia Open. She will begin her campaign against USA’s Iris Wang. If she wins this match, she is likely to face sixth seed Nozomi Okuhara in the second round.

Women’s Doubles

In women’s doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy are unseeded and they will be up against Japan’s sixth seeded pair Nami Matsyama and Chiharu Shida in the opening round.

Haritha Harinarayanan and Ashna Roy are the other pair representing India and they will face South orea’s unseeded Jeong Na-eun and Kim Hye-jeong in the first round. Meanwhile, Ashwini Bhat and Shikha Gautam are the third Indian pair and they begin the campaign against Japan;s fifth seed Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara.

Mixed Doubles 

Venkat Gaurav Prasad and Juhi Dewangan will represent India in the mixed doubles. The unseeded duo will take on South Korea’s Kim Won-ho and Jeong Na-eun in the opening round. They are the only Indians in the mixed doubles.

Where to watch Malaysia Open Badminton 2022 LIVE Streaming?

Fans in India can watch the Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE on Voot Select and also at BWF’s official Youtube channel BWF TV.

Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know 

 

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