BWF Canada Open

The BWF Canada Open is a professional badminton tournament on the BWF Tour that is played at the WinSport Event Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Draw, Schedule, Players, and Prize Money for the 2023 tournament in Calgary.

BWF Canada Open

2023 Canada Open

Location:Calgary, Alberta
Dates:4 – 9 July 2023
BWF Tour Level:Super 500
Draw Sizes:32
Prize Money:$420,000

Dates

The 2023 Canada Open Badminton tournament in Calgary was held from the 4th to the 9th of July 2023, with the tournament being played the week before the US Open Badminton tournament (11-16 July 2023).

Players

The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Calgary has now been released and below is a selection of players who will participate in the 2023 singles competitions, with Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi the top seeds.

2023 Male Players

  • Pablo Abian
  • Viktor Axelsen – withdrew
  • Fabio Caponio
  • Julien Carraggi
  • June Wei Cheam
  • Yu Jen Chi
  • Mads Christophersen
  • Lucas Claerbout
  • Ygor Coelho
  • Kevin Cordon
  • Rasmus Gemke
  • Samuel Hsiao
  • Magnus Johannesen
  • Kalle Koljonen
  • Alex Lanier
  • Cheuk Yiu Lee
  • Chia Hao Lee
  • Lan Xi Lei
  • Shi Feng Li
  • Chun-Yi Lin
  • Jan Louda
  • Jonathan Matias
  • Arnaud Merkle
  • Kento Momota
  • Kodai Naraoka
  • Ka Long Angus Ng
  • Nhat Nguyen
  • Kenta Nishimoto
  • Kashyap Parupalli
  • Luís Enrique Peñalver
  • Fabian Roth
  • B. Sai Praneeth
  • Kai Schaefer
  • Lakshya Sen
  • Li Yang Su
  • Sankar Subramanian
  • Kanta Tsuneyama
  • Kunlavut Vitidsarn
  • Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus
  • Kantaphon Wangcharoen
  • Koki Watanabe
  • Hong Yang Weng
  • Brian Yang
  • Misha Zilberman

2023 Female Players

  • Akane Yamaguchi
  • Clara Azurmendi
  • Polina Buhrova
  • Rachel Chan
  • Line Christophersen
  • Rachael Darragh
  • Ruthvika Shivani Gadde
  • Jennie Gai
  • Fang Jie Gao
  • Vanessa Maricela Garcia Contreras
  • Wen Chi Hsu
  • Léonice Huet
  • Ratchanok Intanon
  • Julie Dawall Jakobsen
  • Supanida Katethong
  • Saena Kawakami
  • Kristin Kuuba
  • Michelle Li
  • Hsiang Ti Lin
  • Tasnim Mir
  • Talia Ng
  • Thuy Linh Nguyen
  • Natsuki Nidaira
  • Aya Ohori
  • Nozomi Okuhara
  • Busanan Ongbamrungphan
  • V. Sindhu Pusarla
  • Xuefei Qi
  • Vivien Sandorhazi
  • Amalie Schulz
  • Jenjira Stadelmann
  • Shuo Yun Sung
  • Lianne Tan
  • Juliana Viana Vieira

Schedule

Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Calgary, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 9th of July 2023.

DayDateRound
Tuesday – Day 14 July 2023Round of 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 25 July 2023Round of 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 36 July 2023Round of 16 Matches
Friday – Day 47 July 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 58 July 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 69 July 2023Finals

Draw

The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Calgary 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 Points

The total prize fund for the 2023 Yonex Canada Open badminton tournament was $420,000, with the prize money and points being split as follows.

Women’s/Men’s Singles

The winners of the women’s/men’s singles tournament in 2023 won $31,500 and 9,200 BWF points, while the runner-up won $15,960 and 7,800 BWF 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/Mixed Doubles (Per Team)

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

2023 Winners and Runner Ups

Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 men’s singles competition was Lakshya Sen who defeated Li Shi Feng 21-18, 22-20 in the 2023 final (see video highlights from the final below).

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 women’s singles competition was Akane Yamaguchi who defeated Ratchanok Intanon 21-19, 21-16 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.