In or Out? Decision will be made after All Japan Championships

All Japan Championships are taking place in Tokyo till 09 December. This is the most important tournament for Japanese top players to be selected as members of National Team 2013

The selection procedure for National Team of Japan is comprehensive. However the champions of this prestigious event can get the honor of representing Japan automatically

Players below are the semi-finalists of each category including the defending champions such as Kenichi TAGO (MS), Nozomi OKUHARA (WS), Noriyasu HIRATA/Hirokatsu HASHIMOTO (MD) and Ayaka TAKAHASHI/Misaki MATSUTOMO (WD)

◆The Draws of Semifinals on 08 Dec :

【Men’s Singles】

Kenichi TAGO (NTT East) vs Kazumasa SAKAI (Unisys)

Sho SASAKI (Tonami) vs Yuichi IKEDA (Unisys)

【Women’s Singles】

Eriko HIROSE (Panasonic) vs Kaori IMABEPPU (Panasonic)

Nozomi OKUHARA (*High School) vs Minatsu MITANI (NTT East)

【Men’s Doubles】

Noriyasu HIRATA/Hirokatsu HASHIMOTO (Tonami) vs Hiroyuki SAEKI/Ryota TAOHATA (Unisys)

Shoji SATO/Naoki KAWAMAE (NTT East) vs Kenichi HAYAKAWA/Hiroyuki ENDO (Unisys)

【Women’s Doubles】

Mizuki FUJII/Reika KAKIIWA (Renesas) vs Satoko SUETSUNA/Miyuki MAEDA (Renesas)

Shizuka MATSUO/Mami NAITO (Panasonic) vs Ayaka TAKAHASHI/Misaki MATSUTOMO (Unisys)

【Mixed Doubles】

Ryota TAOHATA/Ayaka TAKAHASHI (Unisys)  vs Shoji SATO/Yumiko NISHIYAMA (NTT East)

Hirokatsu HASHIMOTO /Mizuki FUJII (Tonami/Renesas) vs Takeshi KAMURA /Koharu YONEMOTO (Tonami/Panasonic)

 

◆The Results of Quarterfinals on 07 Dec :

【Men’s Singles】

Kenichi TAGO (NTT East) 〈21-16,21-7〉 Kento MOMOTA (*High School)

Kazumasa SAKAI (Unisys) 〈22-20,21-15〉 Shu WADA (*University)

Yuichi IKEDA (Unisys) 〈21-15,21-10〉 Keigo SONODA (Tonami)

Sho SASAKI (Tonami) 〈21-10,21-12〉 Riichi TAKESHITA (Tonami)

【Women’s Singles】

Eriko HIROSE (Panasonic) 〈21-16,21-16〉 Shizuka UCHIDA (Unisys)

Kaori IMABEPPU (Panasonic) 〈21-12,9-21,21-13〉 Chie UMEZU (Tricky Pandas~Club Team)

Nozomi OKUHARA (*High School) 〈21-14,21-19〉 Sayaka TAKAHASHI (Panasonic)

Minatsu MITANI (NTT East) 〈21-11,21-13〉 Yui HASHIMOTO (NTT East)

【Men’s Doubles】

Noriyasu HIRATA/Hirokatsu HASHIMOTO (Tonami) 〈21-15,21-13〉 Takatoshi KUROSE/Sho ZENIYA (Tonami)

Keigo SONODA/Takeshi KAMURA (Tonami) 〈21-13,17-21,19-21〉 Hiroyuki SAEKI/Ryota TAOHATA (Unisys)

Shoji SATO/Naoki KAWAMAE (NTT East) 〈21-19,21-9〉 Hikaru KOMACHIYA/Daisuke SUZUKI (Tohoku Marks~NTT Group)

Kenichi HAYAKAWA/Hiroyuki ENDO (Unisys) 〈21-14,21-11〉 Yuki UMINO/Yuta YAMAZAKI (Hitachi Information&Communication Engineering)

【Women’s Doubles】

Mizuki FUJII/Reika KAKIIWA (Renesas) 〈21-12,21-16〉 Yasuyo IMABEPPU/Atsuko KOIKE (Yonex/Hiroshima Gas)

Satoko SUETSUNA/Miyuki MAEDA (Renesas) 〈21-14,21-15〉 Megumi TARUNO/Misato ARATAMA (NTT East)

Shizuka MATSUO/Mami NAITO (Panasonic) 〈21-12,21-13〉 Asumi KUGO/Megumi YOKOYAMA (Renesas)

Ayaka TAKAHASHI/Misaki MATSUTOMO (Unisys) 〈21-8,21-13〉 Yui MIYAUCHI/Yuki FUKUSHIMA (Renesas)

【Mixed Doubles】

Ryota TAOHATA/Ayaka TAKAHASHI (Unisys) 〈19-21,21-12,25-23〉 Kenta KAZUNO/Manami EBUCHI (Unisys)

Shoji SATO/Yumiko NISHIYAMA (NTT East) 〈21-13,21-16〉 Takatoshi KUROSE /Megumi YOKOYAMA (Tonami/Renesas)

Hirokatsu HASHIMOTO /Mizuki FUJII (Tonami/Renesas) 〈21-14,21-15〉 Katsuki DOMOTO /Yui NISHIKAWA (Panasonic Tottori)

Takeshi KAMURA /Koharu YONEMOTO (Tonami/Panasonic) 〈21-19,21-11〉 Naoki KAWAMAE/Misato ARATAMA (NTT East)

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