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All England Open 2022: All you need to know – Schedule, Prize Money and More

The draws for 2022 All England Open have been released and only one Indian, PV Sindhu, is a seeded entry in the singles category.

Ritesh Pathak Author

Updated - 14 March 2022 6:20 pm

The 114th edition of the All England Open is all set to commence from 16 March with the final scheduled for 20 March. The BWF Super 1000 tournament will see top badminton stars, including World and Olympic champions, from around the globe take on each other with a whopping $1,000,000 up for grabs. The much-anticipated tournament will be held at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham with fans cheering for their favorite stars. The tournament will be played in five rounds.

The draws for 2022 All England Open have been released and only one Indian, PV Sindhu, is a seeded entry in the singles category. Sindhu is seeded sixth in the Women’s Singles category. She will open her campaign against Wang Zhi Yi of China. Meanwhile, German Open runner-up Lakshya Sen will play his Round of 32 match against compatriot Sourabh Verma.

With only two days left for the most prestigious badminton tournament, let’s know everything about it.

Tournament Details

Date: 16-20 March 2022

Venue: UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

Rounds: Five (R32, R16, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Finals)

Total Entries: 414

Total Players: 519

Prize Money: USD 1,000,000

Seeded Entries

Men’s Singles

1. Viktor Axelsen
2. Kento Momota
3. Anders Antonsen
4. Chou Tien Chen
5. Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
6. Lee Zii Jia
7. Jonatan Christie
8. Ng Ka Long Angus

Women’s Singles

1. Tai Tzu Ying
2. Akane Yamaguchi
3. Chen Yu Fei
4. An Seyoung
5. Nozomi Okuhara
6. Pusarla V. Sindhu
7. Ratchanok Intanon
8. He Bing Jiao

Men’s Doubles

1. Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
2. Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan
3. Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi
4. Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik
5. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty
6. Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto
7. Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
8. Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi

Women’s Doubles

1. Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan
2. Lee Sohee/Shin Seungchan
3 Kim Soyeong/Kong Heeyong
4. Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota
5. Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara
6. Greysia Polii/Apriyani Rahayu
7. Nami Matsuyama/Chiharu Shida
8. Jongkolphan Kititharakul/Rawinda Prajongjai

Indians in action

2022 All England Open will have top Badminton stars from India in action. From veterans like PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and P Kashyap to youngsters like HS Prannoy and Lakshya Sen, Sameer Verma everyone will be seen in action. Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, and Men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are the only seeded entries.

Indian Players’ draws for Round of 32 Match

Men’s Singles

Kidambi Srikanth vs Kantaphon Wangcharoen (Thailand)

Lakshya Sen vs Saurabh Verma (India)

HS Prannoy vs Kunlauvt Vitidsarn (Thailand)

P Kashyap vs Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (Thailand)

B Sai Praneeth vs Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)

Sameer Verma vs Mark Caljouw (Netherlands)

Women’s Singles

PV Sindhu vs Wang Zhi Yi (China)

Saina Nehwal vs Pornpawee Chochuwong (Thailand)

Men’s Doubles

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty vs Alexander Dunn/Adam Hall (Scotland)

Krishna Prasad/Vishnuvardhan Goud vs Mark Lamfuss/Marvin Seidel (Germany)

MR Arjun/Dhruv Kapila vs Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan (Indonesia)

Women’s Doubles

Ashwini Ponappa/N Sikki Reddy vs Rin Iwanaga/Kie Nakanishi (Japan)

Srivedya Gurazada/Ishika Jaiswal vs Rachel Honderich/Kristen Tsai (Canada)

Where to watch All England Open 2022?

The tournament will be broadcast live on Star Sports Network. Fans can also catch timely updates on www.sportstiger.com.

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