Nozomi Okuhara won Women’s Singles title at Denmark Open

The Japanese Former World Champion Nozomi Okuhara has won the Denmark Open title in Badminton. She got the title by beating three-time world champion Carolina Marin in women’s singles.

Highlights

  • She took 56 minutes to get the Olympic gold medallist Spaniard in two games 21-19, 21-17.
  • The Denmark open was played at Odense.
  • World champion PV Sindhu of India did not take part in the game this year.

Men’s singles final

  • World number seven Anders Antonsen from Denmark defeated Rasmus Gemke by 18-21, 21-19, 21-12 and won the Men’s single.
  • With this win, Antonsen moves up to second in the world rankings.
  • Gemke is ranked at number three.

Mixed Doubles final

In this category, fourth seeds Mark Lamsfuss and Isabel Herttrich became the first German mixed doubles players to win a Super Series event. They wom by defeating Chris and Gabby Adcock of England in the final by 18-21, 21-11, 21-14.

Japan women’s doubles final

  • Top seeds Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota downed second seeds Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara by 21-10, 16-21, 21-18.
  • Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge from England defeated Russian pair Valdimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov by 20-22, 21-17, 21-18. They became the first England pair to clinch the title of men’s doubles in the Denmark Open for 45 years.

The Denmark Open

It is formerly known as Danish Open. It is an annual badminton tournament that is held in Denmark. The tournament is organized by Danmarks Badminton Forbund. The Denmark Open was part of the BWF Super Series Premier in between 2011 to 2017. The tournament was started in 1935. the tournament seeks to draw the top players from around the World.