Stan Wawrinka beats Benoit Paire to win Japan Open

Stan Wawrinka beats Benoit Paire to win Japan Open

Top seed Stan Wawrinka won Japan Open after beating Frenchman Benoit Paire in straight sets on Sunday.

Japan Open: Zarina Diyas exit leaves Tokyo with seed shortage

Japan Open: Zarina Diyas exit leaves Tokyo with seed shortage

Poland`s Magda Linette dumped Kazakhstan`s Zarina Diyas out of the Japan Women`s Open on Thursday as seeds continued to tumble at the rain-hit event.

Lin Dan wins Japan Open men`s singles crown

Lin Dan wins Japan Open men`s singles crown

Chinese badminton legend Lin Dan won the men`s singles title at the Japan Open final on Sunday with a victory over Viktor Axelsen of Denmark. 

Local girls Akane Yamaguchi, Nozomi Okuhara in Japan Open final

Local girls Akane Yamaguchi, Nozomi Okuhara in Japan Open final

Local star Akane Yamaguchi beat former world number one Wang Shixian of China in the Japan Open Saturday, setting the stage for an all-Japan women`s singles final on Sunday.

Japan Open: Nehwal, Prannoy crash out; Kashyap beats Srikanth to make 3rd round

Japan Open: Nehwal, Prannoy crash out; Kashyap beats Srikanth to make 3rd round

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal suffered a shock defeat at the Japan Open in the women's singles' second round on Thursday.

Japan Open: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth advance to second round

Japan Open: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth advance to second round

It was a mixed day for India at the Japan Open as four shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal reached the second round, while others bowed out of the singles events of the Super Series badminton tournament here today.

Japan Open: Parupalli  Kashyap enters Round 2; Ajay Jayaram, PV Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini lose

Japan Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters Round 2; Ajay Jayaram, PV Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini lose

Ace Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the second round but Ajay Jayaram, P V Sindhu and women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa failed to cross the opening hurdle of the super series badminton tournament here on Wednesday.

World No. 1 Saina Nehwal eyes Japan Open title

World No. 1 Saina Nehwal eyes Japan Open title

After clinching a silver at the World Championship, world No. 1 Saina Nehwal will look to continue her rampaging form when she opens her campaign at the USD 275,000 Japan Super Series, which gets underway with the qualifiers here tomorrow.

After scaling 'China wall', Saina Nehwal aims to tame Carolina Marin

After scaling 'China wall', Saina Nehwal aims to tame Carolina Marin

After giving Chinese shuttlers a tough fight over the years, top-ranked shuttler Saina Nehwal's new challenge is to tame down nemesis Carolina nemesis of Spain.

World Championship results depends on fitness: Saina Nehwal

World Championship results depends on fitness: Saina Nehwal

India's badminton queen Saina Nehwal is focusing on her "game and skill" for the upcoming tournaments, including the World championship, but said the results will depend on overall fitness.

Kei Nishikori survives to reach Memphis semi-finals

Kei Nishikori survives to reach Memphis semi-finals

Japan`s Kei Nishikori kept his bid for a third straight ATP Memphis Open title on course with a gritty, three-set semi-final victory over Sam Querrey on Saturday.

Raonic, Nishikori to clash again for Tokyo title

Raonic, Nishikori to clash again for Tokyo title

Third seed Milos Raonic and US Open finalist Kei Nishikori will meet in a Japan Open final for the second time in three years on Sunday.

Milos Raonic powers into third straight Tokyo final

Milos Raonic powers into third straight Tokyo final

Third seed Milos Raonic dominated Gilles Simon of France 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday to reach his third consecutive Japan Open final.

Crowd favourite Kei Nishikori enters Japan Open semi-finals

Crowd favourite Kei Nishikori enters Japan Open semi-finals

Crowd favourite Kei Nishikori and two-time finalist Milos Raonic both hammered out straight-sets wins on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Japan Open.

Simon to meet Raonic at Japan Open semi-final

Simon to meet Raonic at Japan Open semi-final

Gilles Simon of France powered into his first ATP semi-final since the spring with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-1 defeat of American Steve Johnson at the Japan Open on Friday.

Paes-Bopanna ousted from Japan Open

Paes-Bopanna ousted from Japan Open

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna, who recently recorded a memorable Davis Cup win, crashed out of the Japan Open following a straight set defeat against Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo, here today.

Kei Nishikori fires to victory in opening Tokyo match

Kei Nishikori fires to victory in opening Tokyo match

Kei Nishikori thrilled his home fans as the US Open finalist posted a 6-3, 6-4 opening victory over Ivan Dodig on Wednesday to reach the second round of the Japan Open.

Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final

Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final

Kei Nishikori will take his growing confidence on court into the concluding weeks of the ATP season, with hopes of becoming the first Asian man to qualify for the eight-man final in November.

Lin Dan, Cheng Long suffer shock defeats at Japan Open

It is not only the Indians who failed to make a mark at the Japan Open, Chinese shuttlers also found the going tough here as star players, Lin Dan and Chen Long, crashed out of the USD 250,000 Super Series tournament here on Friday.

Curtains for Indian shuttlers at Japan Open

It was curtains for Indian shuttlers at the Japan Open as young Tanvi Lad and women`s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa suffered defeats in the second round of the USD 250,000 Super Series tournament here on Thursday.