Olympic champion and No. 1 seed Viktor Axelsen claiming badminton’s Malaysian Open males’s singles title on Sunday (15 January).
It was Axelsen’s ninth consecutive closing in BWF Tremendous 1000 stage tournaments, a brand new report, and his eighth title within the prime tier stage collection.
The Dane is the defending champion in Kuala Lumpur and retained his title by defeating him Naraoka Kodai of Japan within the closing, in straight units 21-6, 21-15.
in Japan Akane Yamaguchi beat A Se-Younger in Korea for the ladies’s crown within the opening occasion of the World Tour in 2023.
High seeded Yamaguchi got here from behind in a 12-21, 21-19, 21-11 thriller towards the quantity two seed.
There have been additionally title wins for China’s combined doubles world primary pair Zheng Si Wei and Huang Ya Qiong, and girls’s doubles duo Chen Qing Chen / Jia Yi Fan.
The brand new world primary in males’s doubles, Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto of Indonesia defeated Liang Wei Keng and Wang Chang of China of their closing. The rating was 21-18, 18-21, 21-13.
For full closing outcomes together with males’s doubles, girls’s doubles, and combined doubles, click on right here.