The YONEX German Open 2021 to be staged in Mülheim an der Ruhr from 9-14 March 2021 has been cancelled. The German Badminton Association made the decision in consultation and agreement with the Badminton World Federation. The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and complications left local organisers no choice but to cancel the tournament.
The YONEX German Open is a Super 300 tournament on the HSBC BWF World Tour and was one of the remaining qualifying events for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The five players who competed in the Asian Leg of the HSBC BWF World Tour: Gronya Somerville, Setyana Mapasa (AUS) and Oliver Leydon-Davis, Abhinav Manota and Anona Pak (NZL) were among the players originally registered to compete across the latest M&Q report. Additionally, Oceania’s six-time and reigning women’s singles champion, Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen was in the main draw, while Australian men’s doubles pair Mitchell Wheller and Simon Wing Hang Leung were looking to reprise their Olympic campaign too. Leung also entered into the mixed doubles.
View the BWF 2021 Tournament Calendar here.
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