BWF Australian Open

The BWF Australian Open is a pro badminton tournament that is played at the Quaycentre within Sydney Olympic Park.

The 2023 tournament was at the BWF 500 level, with Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, Kodai Naraoka, An Se Young, and Ratchanok Intanon all playing in Australia in 2023.

BWF Australian Open

Australian Open Badminton 2023

Location:Sydney, Australia
Dates:1 – 6 August 2023
BWF Tour Level:Super 500
Draw Sizes:32
Prize Money:$420,000

Dates

The 2023 Australian Open Badminton tournament in Sydney was held from the 1st to the 6th of August 2023, with the tournament being played the week after the Japan Open Badminton tournament (25-30 July 2023).

Players

The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Sydney has now been released and below is a selection of players who participated in the 2023 singles competitions, with Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and An Se Young the top seeds.

2023 Male Players

  • Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
  • Chou Tien Chen
  • Jonatan Christie
  • Kodai Naraoka
  • Li Shi Feng
  • Loh Kean Yew
  • Prannoy H. S.
  • Shi Yu Qi

2023 Female Players

  • An Se Young
  • Aya Ohori
  • Beiwen Zhang
  • Kim Ga Eun
  • Pornpawee Chochuwong
  • Pusarla V. Sindhu
  • Ratchanok Intanon
  • Supanida Katethong

Schedule

Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Sydney, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 6th of August 2023.

DayDateRound
Tuesday – Day 11 August 2023Round of 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 22 August 2023Round of 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 33 August 2023Round of 16 Matches
Friday – Day 44 August 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 55 August 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 66 August 2023Finals

Draw

The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Sydney are now available to view on the BWF Tournament Software website (see links below).

Men’s Singles: View Draw

Women’s Singles: View Draw

Men’s Doubles: View Draw

Women’s Doubles: View Draw

Mixed Doubles: View Draw

Prize Money and Ranking Points

The total prize fund for the 2023 Sathio Group Australian Open was $420,000 (2022: $180,000*), with the prize money and points being split as follows.

Women’s/Men’s Singles

The winners of the women’s and men’s singles tournament in 2023 won $31,500 and 9,200 ranking points, while the runner-up won $15,960 and 7,800 ranking points.

Performance$Points
Winner$31,5009,200
Finalist$15,9607,800
Semifinalist$6,0906,420
Quarterfinalist$2,5205,040
2nd Round$1,4703,600
1st Round$02,220

Women’s, Men’s, and Mixed Doubles (Per Team)

The winners of the women’s, men’s, and mixed doubles tournaments in 2023 received $33,180 ($16,590 each) and 9,200 points, while the runners-up received $15,960 ($7,980 each) and 7,800 points.

Performance$Points
Winners$33,1809,200
Finalists$15,9607,800
Semifinalists$5,8806,420
Quarterfinalists$3,0455,040
2nd Round$1,5753,600
1st Round$02,220

*The increase in prize money from 2022, is mainly due to the fact that the tournament was upgraded from a Super 300 to a Super 500 in 2023.

2023 Winners and Runner Ups

Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 men’s singles competition was Weng Hongyang who defeated Prannoy H. S. 21-9, 21-23, 22-20 in the 2023 final (see video highlights from the final below).

Past winners of the men’s singles include Jonatan Christie (2019), Chen Long (2015), and Lin Dan (2014).

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 women’s singles competition was Beiwen Zhang who defeated Kim Ga-eun 20-22, 21-16, 21-8 in the 2023 final.

For a full list of results from the 2023 tournament (including men’s/women’s doubles, and mixed doubles), check out the official BWF website.