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Carolina Marin wins Japan Open

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Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei is now one win away from becoming the most successful male player in Japan Open history after blowing past No....

Nozomi Okuhara faces Carolina Marin in Japan Open semis

Tokyo: The 2017 women's singles World Champion Nozomi Okuhara's run of strong form continued when the unseeded Japanese player battled past Zhang Beiwen of...

Lee Chong Wei advances, Lin Dan ousted at Japan Open

Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei was through to the Japan Open semifinals, while No. 7 seed Lin Dan was headed home. The fifth-seeded Lee cruised past...

P.V Sindhu to meet Nozomi Okuhara in Japan Open second round

Tokyo: Fresh from winning the Korea Open Superseries title last Sunday, India's No. 4 seed P.V. Sindhu sized up her first big test at...

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong officially split

Kuala Lumpur: As predicted by BadmintonPlanet.com last week, Rio Olympic men's doubles silver medalists Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong will no longer play doubles...