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BADMINTON Preview: $1,250,000 prize purse at stake in Indonesia Open in Jakarta, and everyone is in!

World men's Singles no. 1 Kento Momota (JPN)

One of the biggest prize purses in the sport is on offer in Jakarta (INA) for the 2019 Indonesia Open, now underway at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno. The top seeds include four of the five defending champions and many of the top players in the world:

1. Kento Momota (JPN) ~ Defending Champion (also 2015)
2. Yuqi Shi (CHN)
3. Tien Chen Chou (TPE)

1. Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (INA) ~ Defending Champion
2. Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda (JPN)
3. Junhui Li/Yuchen Liu (CHN) ~ 2017 Champions

1. Tzu Ying Tai (TPE) ~ Defending Champion (also 2016)
2. Yufei Chen (CHN)
3. Nozomi Okuhara (JPN)

1. Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara (JPN)
2. Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota (JPN) ~ Defending Champion
3. Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi (JPN) ~ 2016 Champions

Mixed Doubles:
1. Siwei Zheng/Yaqiong Huang (CHN)
2. Yilyu Wang/Dongping Huang (CHN)
3. Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino (JPN)

Prizes for the top placers include $87,500-42,500-17,500 for the finalists and two semifinalists on down to $1,250 for the losers in the Round of 64. In Doubles, the distribution is $92,500-43,750-17,500 on down to $1,250.

Look for results here.

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