The first day of the Yonex Canada Open 2010 has concluded with mostly Canadian players in contention today along with some younger international players, the victors of today’s games will find themselves thrust into battle with the World’s best tomorrow. Also present in the qualifying rounds however were some future Korean prospects, as well as some retired Indonesian stars like Ronne Runtulalo and his partners Sandiarto Sandiarto in the doubles, and Jo Novita in the mixed doubles.
Tomorrow we can look forward to matches from players like Taufik Hidayat, Tony Gunawan and Howard Bach, and several more of the world’s best.
Here is Bobby Milroy on video to recap the day’s events:
For the first time in over a decade Canada is hosting a grand prix event worthy of the world’s top players. Today we arrived in Richmond, Canada (a suburb of Vancouver) to begin coverage of this groundbreaking event. Bobby Milroy, president of ClearOne Sports was on hand to tell us a little bit about the event.
With several World and Olympic Champions on deck the event promises to be a fantastic one. The qualifying rounds begin Tuesday July 13, and main round matches begin on Wednesday. The draws are available online now at the link below:
In this edition we discuss the results from the recently completed All England Super Series 2010. I was joined by BWF Players Commission Chairman Bobby Milroy. Milroy is also the President of ClearOne Sports which operates ClearOne Badminton Center in Vancouver, Canada.