Sunday, February 25, 2018

Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen win the first title of the year at Swiss Open

Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen pocket $11,850 as the men's doubles champions of the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament. (photo: SwissOpen)
Basel: The experienced Danish World No. 2 men's doubles pair Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen can now add Swiss Open title to their trophy cabinet. The No. 1 seeds were great favorites coming into Sunday's final, and they didn't disappoint by winning their first title of the year when they beat Thai pair Tinn Isriyan and Kittisak Namdash 21-15, 21-11 in 36...

Jan Jorgensen loses to Sameer Verma in Swiss Open final

Sameer Verma beats Jan Jorgensen to win the 2018 Swiss Open. (photo: SwissOpen)
Basel: Nearly 8 months after his recurring heel injury, former World No. 2 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark didn't come away from the 2018 Swiss Open final on a positive note as he blew his chances to beat India's No. 2 seed Sameer Verma by going down 15-21, 13-21 in 36 minutes. The World No. 46 Verma who won the 2017...

Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen advance to Swiss Open final

Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen are eyeing for their first Swiss Open title on Sunday. (photo: AP)
Basel: World No. 2 men's doubles pair Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark strolled into the Swiss Open final in an easy win over the Rio Olympic bronze medalists and the No. 3 seeds Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge of England 21-15, 21-14 in 44 minutes on Saturday. The No. 1 seeds from Denmark were leading 14-7 before the English pair...

Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen enter Swiss Open semis

Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen are going strong in Swiss Open. (photo: AP)
Basel: Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen once again showed that they are Denmark's best men's doubles pair when they defeated compatriots Niclas Nohr and Kasper Antonsen in three sets 21-15, 16-21, 21-14 to advance to the Swiss Open semi-finals on Friday. The World No. 2 men's doubles pair of Boe/Mogensen had to dig deep to fend off the World No....

Soong Joo Ven & Iskandar Zulkarnain fizzle out at Swiss Open

Misbun Sidek was hoping his shuttlers can do well at Swiss Open. (photo: Bernama)
Basel: Malaysia's men's singles challenge in the Swiss Open badminton tournament ended after both Soong Joo Ven, Iskandar Zulkarnain were knocked out by their respective opponents in the second round on Thursday. Soong was defeated by No. 4 seed Suppanyu Avihingsanon of Thailand 22-20, 21-14 in 42 minutes while Jan Jorgensen of Denmark saw off the spirited, and really serious...

Jan Jorgensen beats Lee Zii Jia to play Iskandar Zulkarnain in Swiss Open second round

Jan Jorgensen is set to play Iskandar Zulkarnain in the 2018 Swiss Open second round. (photo: Iskandar Zulkarnain's Facebook)
Basel: After rested for nearly eight months due to a recurring heel injury, the World No. 155 men's singles player Jan O. Jorgensen eased past his Malaysian opponent World No. 46 Lee Zii Jia 21-15, 21-14 in straight sets in the Swiss Open opener on Wednesday. The former World No. 2 Dane made his official comeback at last week's European...

Lee Chong Wei rejects offer from bookmaker

Lee Chong Wei turns down offer from a bookie.
Kuala Lumpur: In a shocking revelation, the World No. 2 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei has disclosed that he had turned down an offer made to him by a bookie to throw matches during a tournament. The Malaysian badminton superstar said he did not entertain the offer as he played badminton not for the money but for the pride...

All England: Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan in the same half of the draw

Lee Chong Wei could set up dream battle against Lin Dan in the 2018 All England quarter-final.
Kuala Lumpur: No. 2 seed Lee Chong Wei was handed a testing All England draw on Tuesday, with Lin Dan in his half. Lee, who won last year's All England Open and is eyeing his fifth All England title, will begin against Ygor Coelho of Brazil. On the other hand, five time All England champion Lin Dan, will meet Denmark player...

Bookie offers up to USD $77k to throw badminton matches

Match fixing is usually motivated by money.
Kuala Lumpur: A former Malaysian badminton player admitted that match fixing in badminton is not something new. A player would receive a lucrative payout especially when they purposely throw matches in the earlier rounds. The former World No. 1 player claimed that there were players who received up to USD $77k (about RM300,000) from a bookie in 2006-2007. "This is not...

Denmark defend men’s and women’s titles at European team championships

Congratulations to Denmark for winning their seventh European men's team title. (photo: Badminton Europe)
Kazan: Defending champions Denmark defeated England 3-1 to claim the European men's team championship badminton title on Sunday in Kazan, Russia. Six-time European men’s team championships winners Denmark got off to a good start in the first men's singles match when World No. 17 Anders Antonsen had to dig deep to give Denmark a 1-0 lead by defeating World No....

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Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen pocket $11,850 as the men's doubles champions of the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament. (photo: SwissOpen)

Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen win the first title of the year at Swiss Open

Basel: The experienced Danish World No. 2 men's doubles pair Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen can now add Swiss Open title to their trophy cabinet. The No....
Sameer Verma beats Jan Jorgensen to win the 2018 Swiss Open. (photo: SwissOpen)

Jan Jorgensen loses to Sameer Verma in Swiss Open final

Basel: Nearly 8 months after his recurring heel injury, former World No. 2 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark didn't come away from the 2018 Swiss...
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen are eyeing for their first Swiss Open title on Sunday. (photo: AP)

Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen advance to Swiss Open final

Basel: World No. 2 men's doubles pair Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark strolled into the Swiss Open final in an easy win...