BWF Japan Open

The Japan Open is a professional badminton tournament on the BWF Tour that will be played at the Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium in Tokyo.

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 Tokyo.

Japan Open

Yonex Japan Open 2023

Location:Tokyo, Japan
BWF Tour Level:Super 750
Draw Sizes:32
Prize Money:$850,000


The 2023 BWF Japan Open Badminton tournament was held from the 25th to the 30th of July 2023, with the tournament being played in the same week as the St Denis Reunion Open, the All England Junior Badminton Championships, and the Chengdu Fisu World University Games.

Players Entry List

The provisional entry list for the 2023 tournament has now been released, with the below players competing in the men’s and women’s singles events in Tokyo, with Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi as the top seeds.

Male Players

  • Viktor Axelsen
  • Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
  • Kunlavut Vitidsarn
  • Kodai Naraoka
  • Jonatan Christie
  • Shi Yu Qi
  • Loh Kean Yew
  • Prannoy H. S.

Female Players

  • Akane Yamaguchi
  • An Se Young
  • Chen Yu Fei
  • Tai Tzu Ying
  • He Bing Jiao
  • Ratchanok Intanon
  • Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
  • Han Yue


Below was the schedule for the 2023 badminton Japan Open, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 30th of July 2023.

Tuesday – Day 125 July 2023Round of 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 226 July 2023Round of 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 327 July 2023Round 0f 16 Matches
Friday – Day 428 July 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 529 July 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 630 July 2023Finals


The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Japan can be viewed 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 Japan Open was $850,000, with the prize money and ranking points being split as follows:

Men’s/Women’s Singles

The winners of the men’s/women’s singles tournament in 2023 won $59,500 and 11,000 points, while the runner-up won $28,900 and 9,350 points.

Round of 16$2,5504,320
Round of 32$8502,660

Men’s/Women’s/Mixed Doubles (Per Pair)

The winners of the men’s/women’s/mixed doubles tournaments in 2023 received $62,900 and 11,000 ranking points, while the runners-up received $29,750 and 9,350 ranking points.

Round of 16$2,762.504,320
Round of 32$8502,660

2023 Winners and Runners Up

Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 men’s singles competition was Viktor Axelsen who defeated Jonatan Christie 21-7, 21-18 in the 2023 final (see match highlights from their final below).

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2023 women’s singles competition was An Se-young who defeated He Bingjiao 21-15, 21-11 in the 2023 final (see highlights below).

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