Smashing Stats: Singapore Open 2023

Previously Super 500 on the HSBC BWF World Tour, the 71-edition-old Singapore Open makes its debut as a Super 750 event in 2023.

We share with you some fascinating things to know about one of badminton’s longest-running tournaments.


  • Started in 1929 as the platform to choose national players.
  • Opened to foreigners in 1957 and entered the International Badminton Federation (now BWF) Grand Prix circuit in 1990.

Only data after the tournament went international taken into account

Standout Stat: Doubles specialist Ra bagged Korea their solitary women’s singles title (1994).

Ra with her mixed doubles partner Kim, whom she later married.

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