Badminton BWF World Championships 2022: Day 2 preview, order of play, how to watch - Tuesday 23 August

Discover the key highlights in Tokyo and how to watch them on day two of the badminton BWF World Championships - Tuesday 23 August 2022.


The 27th BWF World Championships in badminton are underway in Tokyo, Japan, with first- and second-round action taking place across the five events of men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles on Tuesday, 23 August 2022.

Today, some of the top seeds in the women's singles as well as three doubles events enter the competition, having received byes through the first round.

The top half of the men's singles draw will also be in second-round action today, meaning Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen, Indonesia's Anthony Ginting and Jonatan Christie, and Chinese Taipei's Chou Tien-chen are all scheduled to compete.

Women's singles top seed Yamaguchi Akane of Japan also commences her World Championships, as do the Chinese mixed doubles duos of Wang Yilyu / Huang Dongping and Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong – the Olympic gold and silver medallists respectively.

Day 2 order of play – BWF World Championships 2022 – Tuesday 23 August

Selected matches listed below. The full order of play for all 52 matches across the four courts can be found here.

Legend: MS – men's singles; WS – women's singles; MD – men's doubles; WD – women's doubles; XD – mixed doubles

Court 1:

  • Match 2, 9am session: MS – Chou Tien-chen (TPE) vs Jason Anthony Ho-Shue (CAN)
  • Match 5, not before 11am: WS – Saina Nehwal (IND) vs Cheung Ngan Yi (HKG)
  • Match 6, not before 11am: MS – Rasmus Gemke (DEN) vs Shi Yuqi (CHN)
  • Match 8, not before 11am: MS – Jonatan Christie (INA) vs Kai Schaefer (GER)
  • Match 10, not before 2pm: XD – Mathias Christiansen / Alexandra Bøje (DEN) vs Yamashita Kyohei / Shinoya Naru (JPN)
  • Match 12, not before 2pm: WS – Yamaguchi Akane (JPN) vs Gregoria Mariska Tunjung (INA)

Court 2:

  • Match 5, not before 11am: MS – Wang Tzu-wei (TPE) vs Lu Guangzu (CHN)
  • Match 7, not before 11am: MS – Viktor Axelsen (DEN) vs Mark Caljouw (NED)
  • Match 8, not before 11am: WS – An Seyoung (KOR) vs Thuy Linh Nguyen (VIE)
  • Match 12, not before 2pm: XD – Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong (CHN) vs Ties van der Lecq / Debora Jille (NED)

Court 3:

  • Match 9, not before 11am: WS – Carolina Marín (ESP) vs Wen Yu Zhang (CAN)
  • Match 10, not before 2pm: XD – Tan Kian Meng / Lai Pei Jing (MAS) vs Misha Zilberman / Svetlana Zilberman (ISR)
  • Match 12, not before 2pm: WS – He Bingjiao (CHN) vs Iris Wang (USA)

Court 4:

  • Match 7, not before 11am: MS – Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (INA) vs Georges Julien Paul (MRI)
  • Match 9, not before 11am: XD – Wang Yilyu / Huang Dongping (CHN) vs Chen Tang Jie / Peck Yen Wei (MAS)

How to watch the action at the BWF World Championships 2022

The tournament will be broadcast by various television and digital live streaming rights holders across the different countries and territories around the world.


  • Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia: ArenaSport
  • Czech Republic: Ceska televise
  • Denmark: TV2
  • France: La Chaine L'Équipe
  • Germany: SportDeutschland.TV
  • Hungary: MTVA
  • Netherlands: Ziggo Sport
  • Poland: Polsat Sport
  • Slovakia: JOJ Sport
  • United Kingdom, Ireland: BT Sport


  • Brunei: KristalAstro
  • China: BesTV, YouSports,, Youku, CCTV, CNTV
  • Chinese Taipei: ELTA
  • Hong Kong China, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore: SPOTV via cable providers (and, in Hong Kong China and Singapore, SPOTVNOW)
  • India: Viacom18, Sports18, Voot Select
  • Indonesia: SPOTV via cable providers, MNCTV, Telkom Indonesia, SPOTVNOW
  • Japan: TV Asahi, J Sports (delayed coverage only on J Sports)
  • Korea: SPOTV
  • Macau China: TDM, SPOTV via cable providers
  • Malaysia: Astro, RTM
  • Maldives: Medianet
  • Thailand: True Sport, SPOTV via cable providers, SPOTVNOW

Other regions

  • Central America, South America, and the Caribbean: STAR+
  • South Africa: StarTimes
  • The Championships are also live on the YouTube channel in selected territories not listed above. They will also be available to stream on Olympic Channel via, territorial restrictions may apply.

If you are unable to find a screen, be sure to follow our live blog on and follow @olympics on social media to stay abreast of all the results and news from the Badminton World Championships 2022.


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