Canada Open 2023: Schedule, Top seeds, Draws, Check All you need to know

Canada Open 2023: Schedule, Top seeds, Draws, Check All you need to know

With Paris 2024 Olympics qualification on their minds, PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen aim to regain their form at the Canada Open 2023.

Canada Open 2023: After a week’s break, the BWF Tour is all set to resume. The Canada Open is all set to get underway from Tuesday, 4th July 2023. Kunlavut Vitidsarn is the top seed in Men’s SIngles after Viktor Axelsen withdrew from the tournament. Akane Yamaguchi meanwhile is the top seed in the Women’s Singles. PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen will headline India’s action in the tournament.

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Defending Champions – 2022 edition

Men’s singles – Alex Lanier (France)
Women’s singles – Michelle Li (Canada)
Men’s doubles – Ayato Endo/Yuta Takei (Japan)
Women’s doubles – Rena Miyaura/Yuta Takei (Japan)
Mixed doubles –  Ye Hong-wei/Lee Chia-hsin (Chinese Taipei)

Canada Open 2023 Schedule

1st round– July 4 & 5
2nd round– July 6
Quarter-final– July 7
Semi-final– July 8
Final – July 9

Canada Open 2023: Schedule, Top seeds, Draws, Check All you need to know

Top seeds

Men’s Singles

  1. Viktor Axelsen – Denmark (Withdrew)
  2. Kunlavut Vitidsarn (Thailand)
  3. Kodai Naraoka (Japan)
  4. Kenta Nishimota – Japan
  5. Li Shi Feng – Japan
  6. Lee Cheuk Yiu – Hong Kong
  7. Kanta Tsuneyama – Japan
  8. Ng Ka Long – Hong Kong

Women’s Singles

  1. Akane Yamaguchi – Japan
  2. Ratchanok Intanon – Thailand
  3. Busanan Ongbamrungphan – Thailand
  4. PV Sindhu – India
  5. Michelli Li – Canada
  6. Beiwen Zhang – USA
  7. Hsu Wen Chi – Chinese Taipei
  8. Nozomi Okuhara – Japan

Men’s Doubles

  1. Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi – Japan
  2. Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan – Indonesia
  3. Kim Astrup/Anders Rasmussen – Denmark
  4. Lu Ching-yao/Yang Po-han – Chinese Taipei
  5. Lee Yang/Wang Chi-lin – Chinese Taipei
  6. Lee Jhe-huei/Yang Po-hsuan – Chinese Taipei
  7. Akira Hoga/Taichi Saito – Japan
  8. Ayato Endo/Yuta Takei – Japan

Women’s Doubles

  1. Nami Matsuyama/Chiharu Shida – Japan
  2. Jongkolphan Kititharakul/Rawinda Prajongjai – Thailand
  3. Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota – Japan
  4. Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara – Japan
  5. Benyapa Aimsaard/Nuntakarn Aimsaard – Thailand
  6. Rena Miyaura/Ayako Sakuramoto – Japan
  7. Maiken Fruergaard/ Sara Thygesen – Denmark
  8. Rui Hirokami/ Yuna Kato – Japan

Mixed Doubles

  1. Yuta Watanabe/ Arisa Higashino – Japan
  2. Kyohei Yamashita/ Naru Shinoya – Japan
  3. Yuki Kaneko/ Misaki Matsumoto – Japan
  4. Ye Hong-wei/ Lee Chia-hsin – Chinese Taipei
  5. Hiroki Midorikawa/ Natsu Saito – Japan
  6. Chang Ko-chi/ Lee Chih-chen – Chinese Taipei
  7. Mathias Thyrri/ Amalie Magelund – Denmark
  8. Gregory Mairs/ Jenny Moore – England

Canada Open 2023  Prize Money 

EventWinnerFinalistSemi-finalsQuarter-finalsLast 16

Indians in action

Men’s Singles

Indian star shuttlers PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen will look to get their mojo back at the Canada Open 2023, a BWF Super 500-level event.

Lakshya Sen is the only Indian in Men’s Singles. The 19-ranked Sen has suffered first-round exits in four events with his best performance being the Indonesia Masters in January where he reached the quarterfinals.

He will face a tough challenge in the first round. He will be facing second seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the opening round in Men’s Singles. Lakshya Sen is also present in a quarter that has seventh seed Kanta Tsuneyama.

Women’s Singles

Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu is the fourth seed in Women’s Singles. The former world no. 2 slipped to 12 in the women’s singles rankings and she will have to make up for the lost time in the Paris Olympics qualification cycle (May 1-April 28, 2024).

Sindhu’s best performance this year has been a sliver at the Madrid Masters Super 300 event in April and since then she has made first-round exits in two tournaments, while in another, she lost in the second round.

Sindhu will face Canada’s Talia Ng in the first round. She is present in a quarter that has eighth seeded Nozomi Okuhara as the only other seeded player.

Indian star shuttlers PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen will look to get their mojo back at the Canada Open 2023, a BWF Super 500-level event.

Tasnim Mir and Ruthvika Shivani Gadde are the only other Indians in the Women’s Singles. Tasnim Mir will face Nguyen Thuy Kin in the first round. She is in the first quarter that has top seed Akane Yamaguchi.

Ruthvika Shivani Gadde meanwhile will face Supanida Katethong in the first round. Gadde is in the final quarter that has second seed Ratchanok Intanon and seventh seed Hsu Wen-chi.

Men’s Doubles

Krishnaprasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala are the only Indians in the Men’s Doubles. The Indian duo will be facing France’s Julien Maio and William Villeger in the first round. They are in the last quarter of the draw.

The Indian duo are likely to face second seeded Indonesians Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan in the second round. The quarter also has fifth seeded Chinese Taipei duo Lee Yang and Wang Chi Lin.

Women’s Doubles

Rituparna Panda and Swetaparna Panda are in the first quarter of the draws. The Panda sisters will be facing Canada’s Jacqueline Cheng and Jeslyn Chow in the first round. If they enter the second round, they will be facing Japan’s top seed Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida.

Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto are the only other Indians. They will be facing Australia’s Kaitlyn EA and Gronya Somerville in the first round. If they advance to the second round, they are likely to set up clash against second seed Jongkolphon Kititharakul and Gronya Somerville.

Mixed Doubles

Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will be pairing up in the Mixed Doubles. The unseeded Indians will be facing third seeded Japanese duo Yuki Kaneko and Misaki Matsumoto in the first round.

Bokka Navaneeth and Priya Konjengbam are the only other Indians in Mixed Doubles. They will be facing Ruttanapak Oupthong and Jhenicha Sudjaipraparat in the first round.

Where to watch Canada Open 2023 LIVE Streaming?

The matches can be watched LIVE on BWF’s Official YouTube Channel BWF TV.

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