Lee Lands His First Title at SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open

Lee Lands His First Title at SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open

Lee Cheuk Yiu is the toast of Hong Kong after a stunning upset in the final of the men’s singles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. Playing in his first ever final at a BWF Grand Prix Gold event, Lee showed nerves…

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Straight-Games Victory for Chen and Wang

Straight-Games Victory for Chen and Wang

A straight forward victory for title favourites Chinese Taipei in the men’s doubles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. Top seeds Chen Hung Ling and Wang Chi-Li proved too good on the day for Malaysia’s Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee…

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Ratchanok Holds Off Kawakami for NZ Title

Ratchanok Holds Off Kawakami for NZ Title

Top seed Ratchanok Intanon has survived a stiff challenge to claim the women’s singles title at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. The world number nine was taken to three games by Japanese fifth seed Saena Kawakami. Intanon claimed the first game…

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Stunning Upset Win for Lee Cheuk Yiu

Stunning Upset Win for Lee Cheuk Yiu

A stunning upset in the men’s singles final at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open in Auckland. Hong Kong’s Lee Cheuk Yiu has stunned top seed Tzu Wei Wang in a thrilling three game battle, to claim his first ever title at a BWF Grand Prix Gold event. The unseeded…

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Thrilling Win for Malaysia in Women's Doubles

Thrilling Win for Malaysia in Women’s Doubles

A thrilling win for Malaysia in the final of the women’s doubles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. Top seeds Vivian Hoo and Woon Khe Wei have taken out the title after an epic battle with Japan’s Ayako Sakuramoto and Yukiko…

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Fairytale Finish to Mixed Doubles for Ronald and Saufika

Fairytale Finish to Mixed Doubles for Ronald and Saufika

It was a fairytale finish to the mixed doubles event at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. Indonesia’s Ronald and Annisa Saufika, who were promoted to the main draw from qualifying due to a withdrawal, have defied the odds to be crowned…

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Finals Day at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open

Finals Day at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open

There’s a real international flavour to finals day at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland today. Seven countries are represented amongst the ten finalists, with athletes from Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Australia and Hong Kong in the title hunt. Australia’s Sawan…

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Title Favourites Just One Win Away at SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open

Title Favourites Just One Win Away at SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open

Ominous signs from the title favourites in the men’s and women’s singles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. Chinese Taipei’s Tzu Wei Wang and Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon are through to the final of their respective events, after comprehensive wins in the…

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