Seeds Tumble During Day 3 in Saipan

Pictured: Cho Geonyeop (KOR) Credit: BadmintonPhoto Day three had the 2022 junior world number 1 men’s doubles pair, Nge Joo Jie and Johann Prajogo from Singapore hit the court running today as the men’s doubles made it debut at the CROWNE PLAZA Northern Marianas Open 2023.  Relishing the chance to get onto court the pair…

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Mixed Fortunes For Seeds On Day Two

Number one seed, Kevin Cordon from Guatemala made his first appearance on court today at the CROWNE PLAZA Northern Marianas Open 2023.  Playing against Allan Zeng from Guam, Cordon eased through his first match to progress to the round of 16.  A casualty of day one was Takuma Obayashi (5] who began strong against his…

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GUATEMALAN PLAYER CHASING FIFTH OLYMPIC GAMES

Following the release of the Northern Marianas Open seeding report, Kevin Cordon, a seasoned campaigner for his beloved Guatemala, is the number one seed in Saipan.  Cordon, a four-time Olympic representative for his Central American country will lead the men’s singles lineup. Beginning his Olympic career in 2008 in Beijing, Cordon had the honour of…

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VICTOR Oceania Open and Junior Individual Championships 2023 – Day One Summary

Pictured: Janelle Pangilinan, Northern Marianas. Photo credit: Paul Foxall Junior Individuals The VICTOR Oceania Junior Individual Championships 2023 opened proceedings today at Auckland Badminton Stadium. It was a largely successful day for the players from Australia and New Zealand. The Cook Islands’ Tereapii Akavi being one of the only non-Australian/New Zealand players to progress into…

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