The 2022 badminton full schedule. Season begins with the Indian Open and ends with the BWF World Tour Finals.
After a roller coaster season in 2021, with some badminton events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2022 will have an action-packed calendar.
Two waves of the pandemic meant last year’s Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour was limited to nine events. But this year, 31 events have been scheduled, culminating in the BWF World Tour Finals in China in December.
The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK, in July-August, and the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, in September, will add to the exciting badminton season ahead.
The BWF has also restructured its lineup for 2022, rescheduling many matches to reduce travel and reduce the risk of infection.
The 2022 badminton season kicks off with three matches in India, marking the return of major badminton events to the country after two years.
The India Open, a BWF Super 500 event that kicks off on January 11 in New Delhi, will feature all the heavyweights of Indian badminton, including top seeds PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and new world champion Loh Kean from Singapore Yew.
The tour then moved to Lucknow for the Sermodi International BWF Super 500 Championship. The India leg of the BWF World Tour concludes with the inaugural Odisha Open Super 100, which will take place in the last week of January.
The continental men’s and women’s team championships in Asia, Africa, Europe and Pan America will be held in February. These events are also qualifiers for the Thomas and Uber Cup in May.The world team championship.
In March, there will be the first of this year’s three BWF Super 1000 events. The All England, where the young Lakshasen last reached the quarter-finals.
The team then traveled to Switzerland and France before heading to South Korea in April for the Korea Open and Korea Masters.
The European Championships are also scheduled for April, when defending champion and former Olympic champion Carolina Marin could return to action.
Meanwhile, in a major adjustment last season, the Indonesia Open Super 1000 Championship. And Indonesia Super 500 Masters events have been moved from December to June.
The tour continues in Asia before heading to Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games from July 28. The Indian shuttler, who won two golds. And three silvers, And a bronze in the last edition, will also be the favourites this time around.
Starting with the Badminton World Championships in Japan on August 21, August and September are also full of high-profile events. Kidambi Srikanth won a historic silver medal in World 2021, while Lakshya Sen won a bronze medal.
Meanwhile, with the Asian Games kicking off on September 10, PV Sindhu will be looking for a better silver medal in the 2018 edition.
In the final quarter of the year, players will have the opportunity to earn final points from the remaining events to qualify for the BWF World Tour Finals, which consists of the top eight players and duos in each category .
The BWF World Tour Finals at the end of the season will be held in Guangzhou, China on December 14.
2022 badminton schedule
|January 11-16||India Open||Super 500||New Delhi|
|January 18-23||Syed Modi India International||Super 300||Lucknow|
|January 25-30||Odisha Open||Super 100||Cuttack|
|March 1-6||Spain Masters||Super 300||Huelva|
|March 8-13||German Open||Super 300||Muelheim an der Ruhr|
|March 16-20||All England Open||Super 1000||Birmingham|
|March 22-27||Swiss Open||Super 300||Basel|
|March 29 – April 3||Orleans Masters||Super 100||Orleans|
|April 5-10||Korea Open||Super 500||Suncheon|
|April 12-17||Korea Masters||Super 300||Gwangju|
|May 8-15||Thomas and Uber Cup||Team Tournament||Bangkok|
|May 17-22||Thailand Open||Super 500||Bangkok|
|June 7-12||Indonesia Masters||Super 500||TBC|
|June 14-19||Indonesia Open||Super 1000||TBC|
|June 28 – July 3||Malaysia Open||Super 750||TBC|
|July 5-10||Malaysia Masters||Super 500||TBC|
|July 12-17||Singapore Open||Super 500||Singapore|
|July 19-24||Taeipei Open||Super 300||Taipei|
|July 26-31||Akita Masters||Super 100||Akita|
|July 28 – August 8||Commonwealth Games||Other||Birmingham|
|August 21-28||World Championship||Individual tournament||TBC|
|August 30 – September 4||Japan Open||Super 750||Osaka|
|September 10-25||Asian Games||Other||Hangzhou|
|September 27 – October 2||Canada Open||Super 100||Calgary|
|October 4-9||US Open||Super 300||TBC|
|October 18-23||Indonesia Masters||Super 100||TBC|
|October 18-23||Denmark Open||Super 750||Odense|
|October 25-30||French Open||Super 750||Paris|
|November 1-6||Macau Open||Super 300||Macau|
|November 8-13||Hong Kong Open||Super 500||Kowloon|
|November 15-20||Australian Open||Super 300||Sydney|
|November 22-27||New Zealand Open||Super 300||Auckland|
|November 29 – December 4||China Open||Super 1000||Changzhou|
|December 6-11||Fuzhou China Open||Super 750||Fuzhou|
|December 14-18||BWF World Tour Finals||World Tour Finals||Guangzhou|