Malaysia Masters badminton 2023 live stream telecast, where to watch and prize money

Malaysia Masters badminton 2023 live stream telecast, where to watch and prize money

The Malaysia Masters 2023 is finally making a return after a month-long break, check out the competition draws, schedule, top seeds, prize money, where to watch

The Malaysia Masters is a BWF Super 500 event and a part of the BWF Tour, which begins on Tuesday, 23rd May 2023.

BWF Malaysia Masters badminton 2023 live stream telecast, where to watch and prize money

The upcoming event will feature the world’s top players like Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi as the top seeds in the Men’s and Women’s Singles.

Meanwhile, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy and Men’s Doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetyy are set to lead the Indian squad in the tournament.

Malaysia Masters defending champions 2021 edition

Category Player Country
Men’s singles Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo Indonesia
Women’s singles An Se-young South Korea
Men’s doubles Fajar Alfian / Muhammad Rian Ardianto Indonesia
Women’s doubles Chen Qingchen / Jia Yifan China
Mixed doubles Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong China

Malaysia Masters 2023 schedule and live telecast

You can watch the Malaysia Masters 2023 on Olympic Channel via Olympics.com (territorial restrictions may apply) and it will also be available on the BWF TV YouTube channel and on various domestic television broadcasters.

Round Date
1st round May 23 and May 24
2nd round May 25
Quarter-final May 26
Semi-final May 27
Final May 28

Malaysia Masters 2023 prize money

Event Winner Finalist Semi-finals Quarter-finals Last 16
Singles $27,000 $13,680 $5,220 $2,160 $1,260
Doubles $28,440 $13,680 $5,040 $2,610 $1,350

Malaysia Masters 2023 top seeds

Given below are the top seeds in each category:

Men’s Singles

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Player Country
Viktor Axelsen Denmark
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting Indonesia
Jonatan Christie Indonesia
Lee Zii Jia Malaysia
Kodai Naraoka Japan
Chou Tien Chen Chinese Taipei
Loh Kean Yew Singapore
Kunlavut Vitidsarn Thailand

Women’s Singles

Player Country
Akane Yamaguchi Japan
Wang Zhi Yi China
Ratchanok Intanon Thailand
Han Yue China
Pornpawee Chochuwong Thailand
PV Sindhu India
Gregoria Mariska Tunjung Indonesia
Busanan Ongbamrungphan Thailand

Men’s Doubles

Player Country
Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Ardianto Indonesia
Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik Malaysia
Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan Indonesia
Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi Japan
Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy India
Teo Ee Yi/Ong Yew Sin Malaysia
Kim Astrup/Anders Rasmussen Denmark
Leo Carnando/Daniel Marthin Indonesia

Women’s Doubles

Player Country
Chiharu Shida/Namii Matsuyama Japan
Apriyani Rahayu/Siti Ramadhanti Indonesia
Kim So Yeong/Kong Hee Yong South Korea
Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota Japan
Kim Hye Jeong/Jeong Na-eun South Korea
Pearly Tan/Thinaah Muralitharan Malaysia
Wakana Nagahara,Mayu Matsumoto Japan
Rawinda Prajongjai/Jongkolphon Kititharakul Thailand

Mixed Doubles

Player Country
Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino Japan
Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapisree Taerattanachai Thailand
Seo Seung-jae/Chae Yu Jung South Korea
Feng Yan Zhe/Huang Dong Ping China
Goh Soon Huat/Lai Shevon Jamie Malaysia
Robin Tabeling/Selena Piek Netherlands
Kim Won Ho/Jeong Na-eun South Korea
Rehan Kusharjanto/Lisa Kusumawati Indonesia

Malaysia Masters 2023 draws for Indian athletes

Men’s Singles

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In the Men’s Singles is Kidambi Srikanth as the only Indian in the first quarter of the draws. The World No.23 will face off against Frenchman Toma Junior Popov and will likely go up against either eighth seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn or Kanta Tsuneyama in the second round.

Meanwhile, HS Prannoy who is India’s top ranked player is placed in the second quarter. The World No.7 however will take on sixth seeded Chou Tien Chen. If Prannoy manages to win, he will likely face either China’s Li Shi Feng or Hong Kong’s Lee Cheuk Yiu.

Aside from the two, Lakshya Sen is the only other Indian player in the Men’s Singles. The World No.22 will first go up against Seventh seed Loh Kean Yew.

Women’s Singles

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Saina Nehwal will feature in the upcoming tournament and she is placed in the first quarter of the draw. She will face the top seed and World No.1 player Akane Yamaguchi.

PV Sindhu is the only other Indian player in the Women’s Singles. Sindhu is the sixth seed and placed in the third quarter of the draw. She will face Denmark’s Line Christophersen in the first round.

Men’s Doubles

Fifth seed Indian pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will begin their Malaysia Masters campaign against England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy. The Indian duo are placed in the second quarter of the draw and will meet fourth seeded Japanese pair Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi in the quarterfinal.

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