French Open Badminton

The French Open is a professional badminton tournament on the BWF Tour that is played in Paris, France.

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 Paris.

French Open Badminton

2023 French Open Badminton

Location:Paris, France
BWF Tour Level:Super 750
Draw Sizes:32 (All Events)
Prize Money:$850,000


The 2023 French Open Badminton tournament will be held from the 24th to the 29th of October 2023, with the 2023 tournament being played in the week after the Denmark Open in Odense.


The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Paris has not yet been released but below is a selection of players that participated in the 2022 singles events.

Male Players

  • Viktor Axelsen
  • Chou Tien-chen
  • Lee Zii Jia
  • Cho Tien-chen
  • Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
  • Loh Kean Yew
  • Jonatan Christie

Female Players

  • Akane Yamaguchi
  • Pornpawee Chochuwong
  • Tai Tzu-ying
  • Chen Yufei
  • Carolina Marín
  • Ratchanok Intanon
  • Nozomi Okuhara
  • He Bingjiao


Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament in Paris, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 29th of October 2023.

Tuesday – Day 124 October 2023Round 0f 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 225 October 2023Round 0f 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 326 October 2023Round 0f 16 Matches
Friday – Day 427 October 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 528 October 2023Semifinal Matches (Two sessions)
Sunday – Day 629 October 2023Finals


The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Paris 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

NB: All events at the 2023 tournament had a draw size of 32.

Prize Money and Points

The total prize money for the 2023 French Open badminton tournament will be $850,000, with the prize money and points being split as follows:

Men’s and Women’s Singles:

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

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

Men’s, Women’s, and 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 ranking points, while the runners-up will receive $29,750 and 9,350 ranking points.

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

2022 Winners and Runner Ups

Men’s Singles (MS)

The winner of the 2022 MS competition was Viktor Axelsen who beat Rasmus Gemke 21-14, 21-15 in the MS final (see video highlights below).

Men’s Doubles

The winners of the 2022 MD Competition were Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty who beat Lu Ching-Yao and Yang Po-han 21-13, 21-19 in the MD final.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2022 WS competition was He Bingjiao who beat Carolina Marín 16-21, 21-9, 21-20 in the WS final.

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the 2022 WD competition were Pearly Tan and Thinaah Muralitharan who beat Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara 21-19, 18-21, 21-15 in the WD final.

Mixed Doubles

The winners of the 2022 XD competition were Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong who beat Robin Tabeling and Selena Piek 21-16, 14-21, 22-20 in the XD final.