Japan Masters

The Japan Masters is a BWF 500 badminton tournament that will be played in Kumamoto, Japan, with a total prize fund of $420,000 for 2023.

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Japan Masters Badminton 2023

Location:Kumamoto, Japan
Dates:14 – 19 November 2023
BWF Tour Level:Super 500
Draw Sizes:32
Prize Money:$420,000


The 2023 Japan Masters Badminton tournament in Kumamoto will be held from the 14th to the 19th of November 2023, with the tournament being played the week before the China Masters badminton tournament (21-26 November 2023).


The entry list for the 2023 masters tournament in Japan will not be released until closer to the start of the tournament but as it is a BWF Super 500 event, it is expected to attract some of the top names in the sport.

2023 Male Players

  • TBC

2023 Female Players

  • TBC


Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament in Kumamoto, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 19th of November 2023.

Tuesday – Day 114 November 2023Round of 32 Matches
Wednesday – Day 215 November 2023Round of 32 Matches
Thursday – Day 316 November 2023Round of 16 Matches
Friday – Day 417 November 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 518 November 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 619 November 2023Finals


The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Japan will be available to view on the BWF Tournament Software 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 Ranking Points

The total prize fund for the 2023 BWF Japan Masters will be $420,000, 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 will receive $31,500 and 9,200 ranking points, while the runner-up will receive $15,960 and 7,800 ranking points.

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 will receive $33,180 ($16,590 each) and 9,200 BWF points, while the runners-up will receive $15,960 ($7,980 each) and 7,800 BWF points.

2nd Round$1,5753,600
1st Round$02,220

2023 Winners, Runners Up, and Results

Men’s Singles


Women’s Singles