China Masters, Dutch Open badminton tournaments cancelled

China Masters and Dutch Open up, two Tremendous 100 tournaments cancelled because of to COVID-19

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday announced the cancellations of the China Masters and Dutch Open from its revamped calendar for the 2020 year because of to the coronavirus pandemic.

BWF cancels two Tremendous 100 tournaments

“Two BWF Tour Super 100 tournaments have been cancelled from the revamped BWF Match Calendar for the calendar year — the Lingshui China Masters 2020 and YONEX Dutch Open 2020,” reported the BWF in its assertion.

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“The Lingshui China Masters 2020 was rescheduled two times beforehand from its primary slot at the start off of the 12 months (25 February – 1 March) because of to the COVID-19 outbreak. It was in the beginning postponed till Might and then moved once more to 25-30 August 2020.

“Badminton Netherlands announced the cancellation of their flagship tournament citing ongoing pitfalls linked with the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The YONEX Dutch Open was owing to just take location 6-11 Oct in Almere, Netherlands.”

Final thirty day period, the 2020 Swiss Open up and the 2020 European Championships were the two cancelled because of to unavailability of dates for the two tournaments.

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Sindhu Pusarla of India hits a return from Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand through their women’s singles semi-remaining match at the 2018 BWF Planet Tour Finals badminton competition in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province on December 15, 2018.STR/AFP/Getty Illustrations or photos

Meanwhile, the Planet Junior Championships, which was slated to be held in Auckland, New Zealand in September this calendar year. The match will now be held from January 11-24, 2021. The occasion will be preceded by the Earth Junior Combined Staff Championships with the BWF scheduling it from January 11 to 16.

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