Wednesday, 22 May 2024

BWF News

World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei, the legendary badminton player, is all set to compete in the CR Land BWF World Superseries Finals. The groups for the highly anticipated tournament have been announced, and fans can expect some intense matches throughout the event.

Men’s Singles

In the Men’s Singles category, Lee Chong Wei will face tough competition from Hu Yun (Hong Kong), Boonsak Ponsana (Thailand), and Du Pengyu (China). As a three-time World Superseries Finals champion, with titles won in 2008, 2009, and 2010, Lee will be aiming to add another trophy to his collection. Meanwhile, his rival, China’s Chen Long, will battle it out in Group B against Kenichi Tago (Japan), Daren Liew (Malaysia), and Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (Denmark).

Women’s Singles

The Women’s Singles category will witness a captivating clash between some of the best players in the world. World No. 2 Li Xuerui of China will be facing tough competition in Group A alongside compatriot Wang Shixian, Sung Ji Hyun (Korea), and Eriko Hirose (Japan). On the other hand, Group B will feature top non-Chinese contenders, including Juliane Schenk (Germany), Saina Nehwal (India), Tine Baun (Denmark), and Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand).

Men’s Doubles

Fans can expect some thrilling matches in the Men’s Doubles category, particularly in Group A, known as the “group of death.” This group includes Olympic finalists Cai Yun/Fu Haifeng (China), Olympic semi-finalists Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong (Malaysia), Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen (Denmark), and Asian champions Kim Ki Jung/Kim Sa Rang (Korea). The teams in Group B can breathe a little easier, knowing the intensity of the competition in Group A.

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Excitement and Expectations

The press conference held before the tournament featured four prominent players: Cai Yun, Fu Haifeng, Juliane Schenk, and Li Xuerui. Each player expressed their enthusiasm for the venue and facilities, as well as their anticipation for a tough and intense competition to mark the end of the 2012 season.


Q: Who are the top contenders in the Men’s Singles category?
A: The biggest names to watch out for in the Men’s Singles category are Lee Chong Wei and Chen Long. They are expected to put on a remarkable display of skill and competitiveness.

Q: Which group is considered the toughest in the tournament?
A: Group A in the Men’s Doubles category is widely regarded as the “group of death.” It consists of some of the best pairs in the world, making it the most challenging group to emerge from.


The CR Land BWF World Superseries Finals promises to be an adrenaline-filled badminton extravaganza. With top-ranked players from around the globe competing, fans can expect jaw-dropping rallies and fierce battles for the coveted titles. Stay tuned to witness thrilling matches and exceptional badminton skills on display.

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