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1 August, 2023

A busy domestic month of action saw several players get the chance to prove their worth throughout the country.

Here is our review of the best action from July.

YONEX All England Junior Badminton Championships

Birmingham played host to the YONEX All England Junior Badminton Championships in July with the best and brightest badminton talent from across the globe in action.

Thanks to Yonex – the Official Equipment Partner of the YONEX All England Junior Open Badminton Championships – the competition and strength and depth was bigger and better than ever.

There was English success to celebrate with Michael Pang claiming the men’s singles title, while Canada’s Jackie Dent was victorious in the women’s event.

A full review of the action can be found here.

U19 Gold – Milton Keynes

The beginning of the month saw Milton Keynes play host to an U19 event, with several domestic juniors in action.

In a battle of the top two seeds, Felix Wright beat Ben Hammond to claim the men’s singles crown, while the unseeded Ishasriya Mekala overcame Tin Wing Raye Wan in the women’s singles final.

Robin Harper and Harry Wakefield won the men’s doubles event, while Lila Dundas and Yulia Tang prevailed in the women’s doubles and Jason Ou and Saffron Morris sealed the mixed doubles title.

A full breakdown of results can be found here.

U15 Gold Gloucestershire

Some of the best junior players across England were in action at the U15 Gold Gloucestershire in Gloucester during the month.

Following a busy weekend of action, Katie Hoult claimed the girls’ singles title, while Nikhil Pulikkottil was the boys’ champion in Gloucester.

Hoult was also triumphant in the girls’ doubles alongside Martha Ng and in the mixed doubles alongside George Clare, while Johan Joseph and Sajan Senthuran won the boys’ doubles.

A full breakdown of results can be found here.

U11 Gold – University of Warwick

The University of Warwick played host to an U11 Gold in the middle of July, with several aspiring young players getting the chance to compete against players from across the country.

Playing first to 15 points, Amitesh Purushothaman won the boys’ singles title while Michelle Chen battled her way to the girls’ singles title.

Chen also won the girls’ doubles alongside Sophia Chen, while Vihaan Nair and Jonathan Theivendran were victorious in the boys’ doubles event

Full results can be found here.

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