Badminton: Indonesia set to host Asian leg of badminton Tour

Elwanda Tulloch

PETALING JAYA: With Malaysia out of the running with its borders closed, the All-Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI) have hinted that they could host the two proposed Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour legs in Asia in November.

In the revised World Tour calendar released last Friday, the BWF listed Asia Open 1 (Nov 10-15) and Asia Open 2 (Nov 17-22), both with a US$1mil (RM4.17mil) prize purse, as among the five tournaments to salvage the circuit which was suspended since the completion of the All-England in mid-March.

While Denmark will hosts the first two legs next month, the destination for the two legs in Asia, as well as the season-ending World Tour Finals in December, have yet to be determined.

Denmark will proceed with plans to stage the US$750,000 (RM3.12mil) Danisa Denmark Open from Oct 13-18 with the Denmark Open 2, carrying the same prize purse, set to follow from

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