Utrosa and Stapusaityte hot favourites
The Badminton Europe Circuit express stops in Latvia this week. The 2015 Yonex Riga International is a Future Series tournament and the biggest badminton event in Latvia. In total 26 countries, including not only the European countries but also the US, India and New Zealand, will take part.
Akvile Stapusaityte (pictured) is the hot favourite in women’s singles event. The Lithuanian is the number one seed in Riga. Iztok Utrosa (pictured) of Slovenia is the top seeded player in the men’s singles category.
The Yonex Riga International will begin on Thursday, May 28, with the qualification stage at 10 am. All main draw action will commence on Friday from 10 am.
Click here for the results from Riga.
Photos by BadmintonPhoto.