2024 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships – 125th Anniversary Championships -With a Royal Visit.

Written by Geoff Hinder

2024 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships. 

             125th Anniversary Championships.  

With a Royal Visit.

                         

The only European player to make the finals was Carolina Marin from Spain. Carolina had previously won the woman’s singles title nine years previous, in the final she would have to play 4th seed Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi, Akane the night before had an 82-minute exhausting semifinal against the 1st seed An Se Young from Korea. In the first game of the final Yamaguchi had three game points at 20-17, and then two more before losing to Marin 26-24. The efforts from the previous night’s semifinal match saw Yamaguchi having to retire at 1-11 with a hip injury, giving Marin her 2nd Yonex All-England woman’s singles title.
Carolina Marin celebrating victory with her mother.
In the men’s singles, two Indonesians reach the final guaranteeing Indonesia a Yonex All-England champion for the first time in 30 years. Ironically back in 1994, it was also two Indonesians who had reached the final with Heryanto Arbi coming out on top. Close friends Jonatan Christie and Anthony Sinisuka Ginting had reached a Yonex All-England final for the first time. Christie, who had entered the final ranked four places below his opponent, withstood fightbacks in both games before taking the title 21-15,21-14.

Photos: – Alan Spink and Craig Burgess- Action Photography.

Badminton Photo

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FINAL RESULTS.
MEN’S SINGLES.

Jonatan CHRISTIE (Indonesia) bt. Anthony Sinisuka GINTING (Indonesia) 21-15, 21-14.

WOMEN’S SINGLES.

Carolina MARIN (Spain) bt. Akane YAMAGUCHI (Japan) 26-24,11-1 Ret.

MEN’S DOUBLES.

Fajar ALFIAN & Muhammad Rian ARDIANTO  (Indonesia)  bt.  Aaron CHIA & SON Wool Yik (Malaysia)            21-16,21-15.

WOMEN’S DOUBLES.

BAEK Ha Na & LEE So Hee (Korea) bt. Nami MATSUYAMA & Chiharu SHIDA (Japan) 21-19,11-21,21-17.

MIXED DOUBLES.

ZHENG Si Wei & HUANG Ya Qiong (China) bt. Yuta WATANABE & Arisa HIGASHINO (Japan) 21-16,21-11.

Indonesians Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto would retain their Yonex All-England men’s doubles title in a 21-16,21-15 victory over Malaysian Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik.
Last year’s runners-up in the woman’s doubles, Korean Baek Ha Na and Lee So Hee would finally win a Yonex All-England title when they defeated the 2022 champions from Japan Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida in the most exciting final of the day 21-19,11-21,21-17.
The mixed doubles would be the only event that the first and second seeds reached the final. The Chinese first seeds, Zheng Si Wei and Huang Ya Qiong would retain their Yonex All-England title with a 21-16, 21-11 win over the Japanese pair of Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino.
Men’s Singles Results

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Men’s Doubles Results

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Mixed Doubles Results

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Women’s Singles Results

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Women’s Doubles Results

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Geoff Hinder and Jim Mann from the National Badminton Museum showing the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh the history of the All-England Badminton Championships.

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