Kumamoto Masters Japan 2023

19 November 2023
Kumamoto Masters Japan 2023

The Kumamoto Masters Japan 2023 took place from November 14 to 19 in Kumamoto, Japan.

Let's take a look back at this super500 tournament, where we meet up with some of the players who have played at Orléans Masters Badminton!

Quarter-finals :

Men’s singles :

World number 1 Viktor AXELSEN came through in 3 sets 15-21/21-18/21-9 against Indonesia's Jonatan CHRISTIE.

pan's Takuma OBAYASHI wins 21-12/10-21/21-12 against Anders ANTONSEN, the Dane was present at the OMB by VICTOR 2023.

Yu Qi SHI qualifies for the semi-finals following his victory over Japan's Kento MOMOTA.

Japan's Koki WATANABE at the Orléans Masters by VICTOR 2023 loses 21-17/21-15 to Tien Chen CHOU.

Women’s singles :

Seeded number 1, Se Yonug AN respected her position, winning 21-17/21-9 against Supanida KATETHONG.

Winner of the Orléans Masters presented by VICTOR 2023, Carolina MARIN lost in 2 sets 21-12/21-9 to China's Yu Fei CHEN.

At the Orléans Masters presented by VICTOR 2023, Beiwen ZHANG defeated Tzu Ying TAI 19/21-19/6-0Retired.

Gregoria Mariska TUNJUNG defeats Jia Min YEO: 22-20/21-19.

Men’s doubles :

The LEE / LEE pair present in Orleans lost 21-19/21-16 to the ONG / SEO pair.

LIU and OU defeat Japan's KOGA and SAITO: 21-19/21-13.

The MITSUHASHI / OKAMURA pair present in Orléans reached the quarter-finals following a 2-set defeat by China's HE / REN in 2 sets: 21-17/21-16.

The Chinese pair TAN / ZHOU beat HOKI / KOBAYASHI 21-15/17-21/21-17.

Women’s doubles :

Thailand's KITITHARAKUL / PRAJONGJAI lost to Japan's MATSUMOTO / NAGAHARA: 21-12/21-18.

Finalists in Orléans, China's LIU / TAN won in 3 sets 15-21/21-16/21-18 against the AIMSAARD / AIMSAARD pair.

Titleholders at the Orléans Masters 2023 by VICTOR, the Japanese pair MIYAURA / SAKURAMOTO beat TAN / THINAAH 21-13/21-18.

On to the semi-finals for the ZHANG / ZHENG pair, who beat the LEE / TENG pair in 2 sets: 21-9/21-14.

Mixed doubles :

The pair CHEN / TOH titled at the OMB by VICTOR 2023 lost to the number 1 seeded pair ZHENG / HUANG 21-14/21-14.

The SEO / CHAE pair won 21-19/21-19 against the Chinese pair JIANG / WEI.

The FENG / HUANG duo qualify for the semi-finals following a victory over the YAMASHITA / SHINOYA duo: 14-21/21-18/21-7.

The Japanese pair WATANABE / HIGASHINO secured a place in the semi-finals against TAN / LAI in 2 sets: 21-15/21-16.

Semi-finals :

Men’s singles :

Denmark's Viktor AXELSEN continues his domination and qualifies for the final following his 21-7/21-13 victory over Japan's Takuma OBAYASHI.

A final against Yu Qi SHI the Chinese won 21-15/21-14 against Tien Chen CHOU.

Women’s singles :

Favourite Se Young AN lost in 3 sets 21-18/20-22/21-8 to China's Yu Fei CHEN.

Indonesian Gregoria Mariska TUNJUNG wins in 2 sets 21-12/21-13 over American Beiwen ZHANG, finalist at the Orléans Masters presented by VICTOR 2023.

Men’s doubles :

The two Chinese representatives, LIU and OU, won in 3 tight sets against the pair ONG and TEO. (16-21/22-20/21-17).

100% Chinese final, with the pair HE / REN winning 21-13/21-16 against TAN / ZHOU.

Women’s doubles :

Japan's MATSUMOTO / NAGAHARA lose 21-16/23-21 to China's LIU / TAN.

At home, the Japanese couldn't manage against the Chinese. This time, it was the ZHANG / ZHENG pair who prevailed against Japan's MIYAURA / SAKURAMOTO.

Mixed doubles :

ZHENG and HUANG win a hard-fought match 20-22/23-21/21-13 against SEO / CHAE and advance to the finals.

China's FENG and HUANG in the final! Victory in 3 sets over WATANABE and HIGASHINO: 18-21/21-15/24-22.

Finals :

Men’s singles :

Denmark's world number 1 Viktor AXELSEN defeats China's Yu Qi SHI 22-20/21-17.

Women’s singles :

Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska TUNJUNG defeats Yu Fei CHEN: 21-12/21-12.

Men’s doubles :

In a 100% Chinese final, the pair HE / REN won 21-14/15-21/21-15 against the pair LIU / OU.

Women’s doubles :

The title went to ZHANG and ZHENG, who won in 3 sets 12-21/21-12/21-17 against LIU and TAN.

Mixed doubles :

In a third Chinese final, the ZHENG / HUANG pair won 25-23/21-9 at the expense of FENG / HUANG.

We'll be back very soon to relive and follow the players who came to Orleans Masters Badminton during the LI-NING China Masters 2023 (super750) in Shenzhen, China.

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