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U.S. Open Badminton Called off Due to COVID-Related Organisational Complications

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Last Updated: June 07, 2022, 18:22 IST

Badminton representative photo (IANS)

Badminton representative photo (IANS)

This is the third straight edition of the tournament to have been cancelled due to COVID-19

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Tuesday this year’s U.S. Open has been cancelled due to organisational complications caused by COVID-19.

The U.S. Open, a Super 300 tournament on the BWF World Tour, was due to take place from Oct. 4-9.

”USA Badminton concluded that it was no longer feasible for them to host their tournament this year due to organisational complications coming out of COVID-19,” badminton’s governing body said in a statement.

This is the third straight edition of the tournament to have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

The Indonesia Masters starts later on Tuesday.

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first published:June 07, 2022, 18:22 IST
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