China Masters, Dutch Open badminton tournaments cancelled

China Masters and Dutch Open up, two Super 100 tournaments cancelled owing to COVID-19

The Badminton Earth Federation (BWF) on Tuesday announced the cancellations of the China Masters and Dutch Open from its revamped calendar for the 2020 period owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

BWF cancels two Super 100 tournaments

“Two BWF Tour Super 100 tournaments have been cancelled from the revamped BWF Event Calendar for the calendar year — the Lingshui China Masters 2020 and YONEX Dutch Open up 2020,” said the BWF in its assertion.

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“The Lingshui China Masters 2020 was rescheduled two times previously from its first slot at the commence of the yr (25 February – 1 March) owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. It was in the beginning postponed right up until Could and then moved once again to 25-30 August 2020.

“Badminton Netherlands introduced the cancellation of their flagship tournament citing continued hazards associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The YONEX Dutch Open was thanks to consider location 6-11 October in Almere, Netherlands.”

Past thirty day period, the 2020 Swiss Open up and the 2020 European Championships were being both of those cancelled owing to unavailability of dates for the two tournaments.

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Sindhu Pusarla of India hits a return from Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand for the duration of their women’s singles semi-last match at the 2018 BWF Globe Tour Finals badminton competitors in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province on December 15, 2018.STR/AFP/Getty Photos

Meanwhile, the Globe Junior Championships, which was slated to be held in Auckland, New Zealand in September this calendar year. The event will now be held from January 11-24, 2021. The function will be preceded by the Globe Junior Mixed Team Championships with the BWF scheduling it from January 11 to 16.

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