The World Badminton Federation (BWF) has decided to postpone the US Open World Tour Super 300 tournament on Tuesday in view of the threat of the corona virus.
The US Open was scheduled to be held from June 23, but it has been decided to postpone it due to the threat of coronavirus spreading around the world. Indian player HS Prannoy became its champion in 2017. He defeated compatriot Parupalli Kashyap in the final.
The BWF issued a statement saying, “The Yonex US Open in California from June 23 to 28 is being postponed. This decision has been taken after consultation with USA Badminton. We acknowledge that health and safety will be affected by its organization. “
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Earlier, the BWF decided to postpone the HSBC BWF World Tour, BWF Tour, and other tournaments to be held in May, June, and July.
Corona has affected three events of the HSBC BWF World Tour including Indonesia Open, Junior, and Para-Badminton Tournaments.
BWF had earlier announced Swiss Super 300 to be held from 17 March to 22 March, India Open Super 500 from 24 to 29 March, Malaysia Open Super 750 to be held from 31 March to 5 April, Singapore Open from 7 to 12 March. The Super 500 and the Badminton Asia Championships to be held from 21 to 26 April were postponed.