China Masters Badminton

The China Masters is an annual pro badminton tournament on the BWF Tour, with the 2023 edition of the tournament being played in Shenzhen, China.

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 Shenzhen.

A map of China next to the words China Masters

BWF China Masters 2023

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

Dates

The 2023 BWF China Masters Badminton tournament will be held from the 21st to the 26th of November 2023, with the tournament being played in the week after the Japan Masters and the week before the India International.

Players

The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Shenzhen has not yet been released but below is a selection of players that participated in the 2019 singles events.

Male Players

  • Anders Antonsen 
  • Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 
  • Chen Long 
  • Chou Tien-chen 
  • Jonatan Christie 
  • Kento Momota 
  • Shi Yuqi 
  • Viktor Axelsen 

Female Players

  • Tai Tzu-ying 
  • Akane Yamaguchi 
  • Chen Yufei 
  • Nozomi Okuhara 
  • Ratchanok Intanon 
  • P. V. Sindhu 
  • He Bingjiao 
  • Saina Nehwal 

Schedule

Below is the schedule for the 2023 China Masters, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 26th of November 2023.

DayDateRound
Tuesday – Day 121 November 2023Round of 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 222 November 2023Round of 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 323 November 2023Round 0f 16 Matches
Friday – Day 424 November 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 525 November 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 626 November 2023Finals

Draw

The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in China will be available to view on the BWF Tour website closer to the start of the tournament.

Men’s Singles Draw: TBD

Women’s Singles Draw: TBD

Men’s Doubles Draw: TBD

Women’s Doubles Draw: TBD

Mixed Doubles Draw: TBD

Prize Money and Points

The total prize fund for the 2023 BWF China Masters will be $850,000, with the prize money and ranking points being split as follows:

Men’s/Women’s Singles

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

Performance$Points
Winner$59,50011,000
Finalist$28,9009,350
Semifinalist$11,9007,700
Quarterfinalist$4,6756,050
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, and mixed doubles tournaments in 2023 will receive $62,900 and 11,000 BWF points, while the runners-up will receive $29,750 and 9,350 BWF points.

Performance$Points
Winners$62,90011,000
Finalists$29,7509,350
Semifinalists$11,9007,700
Quarterfinalists$5,312.506,050
Round of 16$2,762.504,320
Round of 32$8502,660

2019 Winners, Runners Up, and Results

NB: The tournament was called the Fuzhou China Open in 2019.

Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2022 men’s singles competition was Kento Momota who defeated Chou Tien-chen 21-15, 17-21, 21-18 in the 2019 final (see match highlights from their final below).

Other notable past winners include Chen Long (2011 and 2012), Wang Zhengming (2013 and 2015), and Lin Dan (2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2014, and 2016).

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2019 women’s singles competition was Chen Yufei who defeated Nozomi Okuhara 9-21, 21-12, 21-18 in the 2019 final.

For a full list of results from the 2019 tournament (including men’s/women’s doubles, and mixed doubles), check out the official BWF website.