Chen Yufei Current Affairs - 2020

Sai Praneeth Loses in Final of Swiss Open

India’s Sai Praneeth fell short of creating history after losing in the finals of Men’s singles in the Swiss Open Badminton Tournament. Sai Praneeth who had upset World No.5 and Olympic champion Chen Long in the semi-final, lost to Shi Yuqi of China.

Winners of the Swiss Open Badminton Tournament 2019

Men’s Singles: Shi Yuqi (China)

Women’s Singles: Chen Yufei (China)

Men’s Doubles: Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto (Indonesia)

Women’s Doubles: Chang Ye-na and Jung Kyung-eun (South Korea)

Mixed Doubles: Mathias Bay-Smidt and Rikke Soby Hansen (Denmark)

The Swiss Open is an annual badminton tournament held in Switzerland since 1955.

All England Open Badminton Championships 2019

The Winners in the various categories of the All England Open Badminton Championships 2019 are:

  • Men’s Singles: Japan’s Kento Momota.
  • Women’s Singles: China’s Chen Yufei.
  • Men’s Doubles: Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan & Hendra Setiawan.
  • Women’s Doubles: China’s Chen Qingchen & Jia Yifan.
  • Mixed Doubles: China’s Zheng Siwei & Huang Yaqiong.

All England Open Badminton Championships

All England Open Badminton Championships held annually in England is the world’s oldest badminton tournament. The genesis of the tournament can be traced to open tournament held in the English town of Guildford in 1898, the success of this tournament paved the way for the All England’s inaugural edition, which was held at London’s Horticultural Halls in 1899.