Baku welcomes International Challenge
Date: 2/8/2024 10:42 AM
Published by : Sara Gonzalez Martinez (BEC)
The European Circuit has lit up again with the Azerbaijan International 2024. The event will be running from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 February at the Baku Sports Hall, in Azerbaijan's vibrant capital.

Azerbaijan's top shuttlers are ready to compete in the main draw, with Ade Resky Dwicahyo as the sixth seed in the men's singles and Keisha Fatimah Az Zahra, seeded fifth in the women's singles, looking to add her second European Circuit medal haul this year. The tournament presents a diverse lineup, attracting competitors from around the world across all five categories.

European candidates include Spain's Pablo Abian, fresh off his Swedish Open victory, aiming to continue his winning streak. The men’s doubles will feature the Czech Republic's Ondřej Král/ Adam Mendrek as third seeds, back from the Asian tour. The Stoeva sisters, leading the women’s doubles as top seeds, and Germany's Patrick Scheiel/ Franziska Volkmann in the mixed doubles, are also among the top contenders to watch.

Click here to see the full draw, order of play, and more.

Following the action
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Here is the schedule for the matches:
  • Thursday 8: 7am - Qualification rounds
  • Friday 9: 6am - Main draw, first round
  • Saturday 10: 6am - Main draw, second round; 2pm – Quarterfinals
  • Sunday 11: 7am - Semifinals; 1pm – Finals

All times indicated are in CET.

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