The competitive world of badminton is getting hyped with the upcoming BWF World Tour Super 300 event. After two years of cancellation due to the COVID pandemic, the latest iteration of Australian Open Badminton 2022 is ready to initial this Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Australian Open is an international badminton tournament held in Australia. It is a Super 300 event under the BWF World Tour. The annual event was first held in 1975. It currently features singles and doubles tournaments for both men’s and women’s discipline. Additionally, it features a mixed doubles competition.
The 2022 Australian Open will be held in Sydney. It will feature both points and prize money as rewards for the participants. Both men’s and women’s singles will feature 32 participants each. The prize pool of this year’s open is disclosed to be $180,000. Additionally, based on their placement, each participant will receive BWF points.
The leading seed of the men’s singles is the Malaysian participant, Lee Zii Jia. He is currently ranked 2nd in the BWF international singles leaderboard. Following him, Loh Kean Yew is the second seed at present. Loh is a Singaporean badminton player, currently ranked 3rd in the BWF International singles leaderboard.
In the women’s singles side, Korean badminton star An Se-young is the leading seed of the event. She is ranked 2nd in BWF women’s singles worldwide. Initially, Ratchanok Intanon was the second seed of the event. But due to her withdrawal, Thai player Pornpawee Chochuwong is the second seed. She is ranked 8th in the BWF women’s singles ranking.
When will be Australian Open Badminton 2022 held?
- Start Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
- End Date: Sunday, November 20, 2022
- Time: 05:00 p.m. ET (November 14) / 09:00 a.m. AEDT
The Australian Open 2022 is scheduled to begin this November 15, 2022. The tournament will end on November 20 following a six-day run. The qualification round is set to begin at 05:00 p.m. on November 14th in Eastern Time Zone. While in Australia, it will initiate at 09:00 a.m. AEDT.
Australian Open Badminton 2022 Schedule:
|Round (Singles & Doubles)||Date||Time (ET)|
|Qualifying Round||November 14||05:00 p.m.|
|Round of 32||November 15||05:00 p.m.|
|Round of 16||November 16||09:00 p.m.|
|Quarterfinals||November 17||11:00 p.m.|
|Semifinals||November 18||09:00 p.m.|
|Finals||November 19||09:00 p.m.|
*Times and dates are listed based on Eastern Time Zone
How to watch the Australian Open Badminton 2022?
The official broadcast partner of the Australian Open Badminton 2022 is Sports 18. Therefore, essential playoff matches of the upcoming international badminton event will be live-streamed via Sports18-1 on India.
How to Live Stream the event?
- BWF TV
Official live streams of the upcoming Australian Open Badminton 2022 event will be available on BWF’s official YouTube channel, BWF TV. Additionally, fans can access live stream of the event via Sports18’s official OTT platform, VOOT.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: State Sports Centre
- Location: Sydney, Australia
The upcoming BWF Super 300 event will be held at the New South Wales indoor arena titled “State Sports Centre”. The arena with over 3800 seat capacity is located in Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia.
Australian Open Badminton 2022 Seeds:
The Seed list of the upcoming Australian Open 2022 is listed below –
Men’s Singles Seed
|1||Lee Zii Jia|
|2||Loh Kean Yew|
|3||Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (w)|
|4||Jonatan Christie (w)|
|5||Lakshya Sen (w)|
|6||Kunlavut Vitidsarn (w)|
|7||Srikanth Kidambi (w)|
*w = withdrew
Women’s Singles Seed
|2||Ratchanok Intanon (w)|
|5||Busanan Ongbamrungphan (w)|
|6||Lalinrat Chaiwan (w)|