Published: 18 March 2014
We would like to inform that Team Managers Meeting will be held on 19.03.2014 (Wednesday) at 8.00 PM on Arena Ursynów hall.
Umpires briefing will be held on 19.03.2014 (Wednesday) at 9.30 PM in the Hotel Atos (1 Mangalia str., Warsaw).
Published: 11 March 2014
We are publishing draws for Polish Open 2014 sponsored by Yonex! The tournament will be held from 20.03 to 23.03.2014 in Warsaw Arena Ursynow Hall.
This year the number of competitors is impressive. In addition to quantity, we welcome the quality. On the Polish courts there will be the best players of the world and european rankings.
In the men's singles no. 1 seeded is a talented player Viktor Axelsen from Denmark, who has won gold medal of World Junior Championships and European Junior Championships. Number 2 seeded is the best French men's singles Brice Leverdez (no. 38 World Ranking), winner of many tournaments - level International Challneger. No. 3 seeded is also very experienced and decorated player from Sweden, the current silver medalist of European Championships Henri Hurskainen. In this great company there is also our player Michal Rogalski(no. 102 World Ranking ), who is the only Polish player in the main event.
In women 's singles, no. 1 seeded is Beatriz Corrales (Spain), who remains in the shadow of her compatriot Carolina Marin. Corrales has won many great victories, and her artistry we will be able to enjoy soon. Number 2 seeded is a very experienced rider from Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva, some time ago time world leader in women's singles, currently specializing in doubles. On her account ther is European Championship medal.
In men's doubles, the leaders are Polish riders, last year's winners of that tournament Adam Cwalina / Przemyslaw Wacha, and no. 2 seeded are Lukasz Moren / Wojciech Szkudlarczyk. Will Adam and Przemek successfully defend their title, and Luke and Wojtek rehabilitate up for last year's defeat? On their ways to finals they will have to beat a strong pair from Asia and Russia. In the main event are also Milosz Bochat / Pawel Pietryja, our young, promising players.
Women's Doubles Imogen Bankier / Petya Nedelcheva (Scotland / Bulgaria)are no. 1 seeded are one of the pretendents for a medal in the upcoming European Championships. Number 2 seeded are pair from France Audrey Fontain / Emilie Lefel. Polish women's doubles Ewa Piotrowska / Edyta Tarasewicz will have to face them.
In the mixed doubles we associate high hopes with our pair Robert Mateusiak / Agnieszka Wojtkowska who are seeded no.1 and last year they met in the finals on opposite sides of the net. This year they will have to face competitors from Asia, and their main opponents will be seeded with no. 2 Russians pair Vitalij Durkin / Nina Vislova. Also the difficult task is ahead of of our pair Maciej Poulakowski / Taraszkiewicz Maria, who start in main tournament in Friday.
Younger Polish representatives will take part in Thursday's qualifying stage. How many of them will get to main draw, we will see soon.
There is only one week to the tournament! We warmly invite all badminton fans to Warsaw!
To download draws please click here
Based on World Ranking from 06.03.2014
Organizers of Polish Open 2014 by Yonex to be working with companies Softello and Innovation in Action
Published: 03 March 2014
Company authorities Softello and Innovation In Action (IIA ), together with the organizers of the tournament badminton Polish Open 2014 by Yonex took the decision to cooperate with a view to equip the tournament set to take place in Warsaw on 20-23 March 2014 in interactive multimedia devices for the comfort of the participants and guests.
Multimedia equipment company IIA, the so-called totems interactive and intelligent applications and touch technologies company Softello will be used to up to date presentation of the results of matches, tournament schedule, presentation players partner companies, organizers and sponsors .
Tournament Polish Open 2014 will gain value innovation through interactive and tactile presentation of results used in the past to replace paper plates and statements, presented on mobile devices such as totem, which in appearance resemble large ( as much as 55 inch ) tablets or smartphones .
Another attraction will be broadcast in real time from the tournament, which, thanks to streaming video, will be presented on-line in a dedicated tab for this purpose .
Published: 28 February 2014
The lists with players/pairs for the main draw, qualifications and waiting lists have now been processed and can
be seen here
If association want to withdraw players please make it by BWF on-line entry system unitil withdrawal deadline - 9th March
For all the players withdrawing in the time between the closing date and the beginning of the tournament the
organizers can invoice the entry fee to the relevant member association.
Published: 27 February 2014
On Sunday, 23rd March there will be live transmission from finals of Polish Open 2014 by Yonex on national TV channel TVP Sport. Live transmission from Arena Ursynów hall will start at 10am and will last until 12:50 pm. In addition, on Sunday after live transmission it will possible to keep track of shortcuts from the finals on TVP Sport. We remind you that from Friday, March 21st until Sunday, March 23rd it will be possible to follow badminton matches in IPLA - the biggest internet TV in Poland. We hope that those live transmissions in TVP Sport and IPLA will contribute to the popularization of the discipline in the country and will be a great attraction for badminton lovers in Poland.