China Open Badminton 2016: Live Stream, Schedule and Preview

The second last Superseries tournament of the year, China Open badminton 2016 is scheduled to start from 15 to 20 November and it will be held at the Haixia Olympic Sports Center, china. India’s star badminton Saina Nehwal will play in China Open. Saina returning to the court after a successful knee surgery which occurred during the Rio Olympics. The silver medallist PV Sindhu will also play in this tournament for India. The viewers can watch China Open Badminton 2016 live streaming online via BWF YouTube channel.

India will hope to shine the tournament in the presence of both star players, Saina and Sindhu. Saina will face Thailand’s Porntip Buranapras while Sindhu will take on Chia Hsin in the opening match. The Indian male shuttlers will also hope to put good performance.

China Open Badminton 2016 Live Streaming

The Malaysian Women’s singles top shuttler, Carolina Marin has some injury issues and she will miss the China Open Badminton 2016. The host China is favorite to win the tournament as Chinese shuttlers Shi Yuqi and He Bingjiao recently won the French Open Superseries Men’s and Women’s singles titles despite the absence of their two top-ranked badminton players – Lin Dan and Chen Long.

China Open Badminton 2016 Details

Competition: China Open Superseries 2016
Date: 15 November to 20 November 2016
Venue: Haixia Olympic Sports Center, Fuzhou,China
TV Coverage: Star Sports 4

Seeding information

Men’s singles

  1. Lee Chong Wei (Mas)
  2. Chen Long (Chn)
  3. Viktor Axelsen (Dnk)
  4. Jan O Jorgensen (Dnk)
  5. Tian Houwei (Chn)
  6. Chou Tien Chen (Twn)
  7. Son Wan Ho (Kor)
  8. Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (Dnk)

Women’s singles

  1. Carolina Marin (Esp)
  2. Ratchanok Intanon (Idn)
  3. Nozomi Okuhara (Jpn)
  4. Saina Nehwal (Ind)
  5. Tai Tzu Ying (Twn)
  6. Sung Ji Hyun (Kor)
  7. PV Sindhu (Ind)
  8. Sun Yu (Chn)

Watch China Open Badminton 2016 Live Streaming

The Indian badminton viewers can watch China Open 2016 matches live in India on Star Sports 4/HD 4. Live coverage starts at 17:30am IST. The online China Open badminton 2016 live streaming platforms is Hotstar.

The international viewers can catch live action online on the BWF youtube account.

The live scores of China Open Superseries badminton 2016 matches can also be found HERE.

China Open 2016 Schedule of Play

Here is the list of matches that are scheduled to take place on 16 November, Wednesday.  The matches start from 17:30am IST/2am GMT.

Men’s Singles

Chen Long [2] v Tommy Sugiarto

Viktor Axelsen [3] v Boonsak Ponsana

Jan O Jorgensen [4] v Wang Tzu Wei

Tian Houwei [5] v Hsu Jen Hao

Chou Tien Chen [6] v Qiao Bin

Son Wan Ho [7] v Shi Yuqi

Hans-Kristian Vittinghus [8] v Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk

Women’s Singles

Ratchanok Intanon [2] v Akane Yamaguchi

Nozomi Okuhara [3] v Yip Pui Yin

Saina Nehwal [4] v Porntip Buranaprasertsuk

Tai Tzu Ying [5] v Aya Ohori

Sung Ji Hyun [6] v Nitchaon Jindapol

PV Sindhu [7] v Lee Chia Hsin

Sun Yu [8] v Busanan Omgbamrungphan