Syed Modi International
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Official website
Founded2009; 13 years ago (2009)
Editions11 (2022)
LocationLucknow (2022)
India
VenueBabu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium (2022)
Prize moneyUSD$150,000 (2022)
Men's
Draw32S / 32D
Current championsWang Tzu-wei (singles)
Man Wei Chong
Tee Kai Wun (doubles)
Most singles titles2
Kashyap Parupalli
Sameer Verma
Most doubles titles2
Mathias Boe
Carsten Mogensen
Women's
Draw32S / 32D
Current championsP. V. Sindhu (singles)
Anna Cheong
Teoh Mei Xing (doubles)
Most singles titles3
Saina Nehwal
Most doubles titles2
Jung Kyung-eun
Mixed doubles
Draw32
Current championsIshaan Bhatnagar
Tanisha Crasto
Most titles (male)1
Most titles (female)1
Super 300
Last completed
2022 Syed Modi International

The Syed Modi International Badminton Championships is an international badminton tournament, which is held annually in India.

This tournament was introduced to the badminton circuit as a BWF Grand Prix event in 2009.[1] Since then the tournament is being annually held in Lucknow at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium, although it was temporarily shifted to Hyderabad in 2010.[2][3] In 2011, it was upgraded to the Grand Prix Gold event.[4] Badminton World Federation launched a new event structure in 2017. This tournament was later included as a BWF World Tour Super 300 event which began to be competed in 2018.[5]

History

The tournament was inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Badminton Association (UPBA) in 1991 as the 'Syed Modi Memorial Badminton Tournament' in memory of the Commonwealth Games champion Syed Modi.[6]

From its inauguration till 2003, it remained a national-level tournament.[7][8] In 2004, it was organized as an International event for the first time, which saw some low-key foreign participation.[9][10]

The tournament was halted from 2005 to 2008 due to a political impasse between the UPBA and the Government of Uttar Pradesh, which ended with relocation of the Uttar Pradesh Badminton Academy.[11][12][13]

Winners

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles Ref
2009 India Chetan Anand India Saina Nehwal Indonesia Fauzi Adnan
Indonesia Trikusuma Wardhana
Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
India Arun Vishnu
India Aparna Balan
[14]
2010 Indonesia Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka China Zhou Hui Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Bona Septano
China Tang Jinhua
China Xia Huan
China Liu Peixuan
China Tang Jinhua
[15]
2011 Indonesia Taufik Hidayat Thailand Ratchanok Intanon Japan Naoki Kawamae
Japan Shoji Sato
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
Singapore Yao Lei
Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thungthongkam
[16]
2012 India Parupalli Kashyap Indonesia Lindaweni Fanetri South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
Thailand Savitree Amitrapai
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
Indonesia Fran Kurniawan
Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati
[17]
2013 No competition
2014 China Xue Song India Saina Nehwal China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
China Wang Yilyu
China Huang Yaqiong
[18]
2015 India Parupalli Kashyap Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
Malaysia Amelia Alicia Anscelly
Malaysia Soong Fie Cho
Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
[19]
2016 India Srikanth Kidambi South Korea Sung Ji-hyun Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
[20]
2017 India Sameer Verma India P. V. Sindhu Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
India Pranaav Jerry Chopra
India N. Sikki Reddy
[21]
2018 India Sameer Verma China Han Yue Indonesia Fajar Alfian
Indonesia Muhammad Rian Ardianto
Malaysia Chow Mei Kuan
Malaysia Lee Meng Yean
China Ou Xuanyi
China Feng Xueying
[22]
2019 Chinese Taipei Wang Tzu-wei Spain Carolina Marín China He Jiting
China Tan Qiang
South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
Russia Rodion Alimov
Russia Alina Davletova
[23]
2020 Cancelled[note 1]
2021 Cancelled[note 2]
2022 Not awarded India P. V. Sindhu Malaysia Man Wei Chong
Malaysia Tee Kai Wun
Malaysia Anna Cheong
Malaysia Teoh Mei Xing
India Ishaan Bhatnagar
India Tanisha Crasto
[24]
  1. ^ This tournament, originally to be played from 17 to 22 November, was later cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in India.
  2. ^ This tournament, originally to be played from 12 to 17 October, was later cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in India.

Performances by nation

As of the finals of the 2022 edition
Pos. Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1  India 6 5 3 14
2  China 1 2 2 2 3 10
3  Indonesia 2 1 3 3 9
4  Malaysia 2 3 5
5  South Korea 1 1 2 4
6  Denmark 2 1 3
 Thailand 1 1 1 3
8  Japan 1 1 2
9  Chinese Taipei 1 1
 Spain 1 1
 Russia 1 1
 Singapore 1 1
Total 10 11 11 11 11 54

See also

References

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