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Summary

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  2. First round - matches are best of three games, first to 21
  3. Result: Mixed doubles - Chris Adcock/Gabrielle Adcock (Eng) bt Chen Tang Jie/Peck Yen Wei (Mas) 21-16, 21-18
  4. Result: Mixed doubles - Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan (Idn) bt Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge (Eng) 21-19, 21-12
  5. England's Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith go through in mixed doubles; Rajiv Ouseph beaten in men's singles

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Selected results

    Women's Singles - Nozomi Okuhara (Jpn) bt Gregoria Mariska Tunjung (Idn) 21-17, 21-16

    Mixed Doubles - Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith (Eng) bt He Jiting/Du Yue (Chn) 12-21, 21-19, 21-19

    Women's Singles - Sung Ji Hyun (Kor) bt Pusarla V. Sindhu (Ind) 21-16, 20-22, 21-18

    Men's Singles - Shi Yuqi (Chn) bt Anders Antonsen (Den) 21-17, 21-16

    Men's Doubles - Liu Cheng/Zhang Nan (Chn) bt Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamulko 21-19, 20-22, 21-17

    Men's Singles - Tommy Sugiarto (Idn) bt Rajiv Ouseph (Eng) 21-16, 21-19

    Women's Singles - Tai Tzu Ying (Tpe) bt Michelle Li (Can) 21-12, 21-15

    Women's Doubles - Gabriela Stoeva/Stefani Stoeva (Bul) bt Du Yue/Li Yinhui (Chn) 21-14, 21-13

    Men's Doubles -Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan (Idn) bt Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge (Eng) 21-19, 21-12

    Mixed Doubles - Chris Adcock/Gabrielle Adcock (Eng) bt Chen Tang Jie/Peck Yen Wei (Mas) 21-19, 21-12

    You can find a full list of results here (external).

  2. The badminton couple taking their baby on tour

    Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl

    Had things gone the way they planned, Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl would have missed the biggest tournament of the badminton year.

    A pregnancy test on the eve of last year's All England Championships would decide whether they participated or not.

    Had two lines appeared, the Danish Olympic silver medallists would have pulled out. They didn't - and five days later they won the most prestigious title of their careers.

    "We were hoping I would already be pregnant," Rytter Juhl tells BBC Sport.

    "It was a crazy feeling to go to England not knowing whether we would play or not. We hadn't practised for the two weeks before."

    You can read more about Pedersen and Rytter Juhl's initial struggle with their same-sex relationship, their decision to keep it private, and their experiences as parents here.

  3. Adcocks looking to end GB drought

    Chris and Gabby Adcock
    Image caption: Gabby and Chris Adcock won World Championship bronze in Glasgow two years ago

    Chris and Gabby Adcock are probably the best-known faces in British badminton, having been crowned double gold medalists in the Commonwealth Games (2014 and 2018) and the European Championships (2017 and 2018).

    The pair, currently the only GB competitors ranked in the world top 10 (at No 6), have reached the semi-finals of the All Englands in the last two years.

    Great Britain has not had a win in any of the five events on offer at the All England Championships since 2005, when Gail Emms and Nathan Robertson won the mixed doubles.

    "Its massive - it’s the one with all the history," said Chris. "For us personally, it’s the one we grew up watching and we used to dream of playing in it."

    "There’s so much history behind it and we’d love to put our names on it," added Gabby, aware that the mixed doubles also provided GB finalists in 2006 and 2007.

    "This year – as always - we’ll be giving it our all," she said. "We [GB] have been very close in the past, nipping a final here and there, so with the crowd behind us it’s everything to play for."

  4. Momota seeking first All England title

    Kento Momota
    Image caption: Kento Momota is in prime form for the All England Championships

    Current World No 1 Kento Momota of Japan comes to Birmingham seeking a first All England title and in prime form, having won a his last tournament.

    Momota, 24 beat compatriot Kenta Nishimoto 21-10, 21-16 in the German Open final for his fifth victory on the World Tour.

    Momota is returning to the tournament after missing last year’s event after serving a one-year ban for gambling – in a casino, contrary to Japanese law – after which his ranking was too low to qualify.

    Since then, Momota has won the World Championships in Nanjing and once again reached the top of the world rankings.

    He reached the All England quarter-finals in each of his three previous appearances and leads a Japanese squad with hopes of winning other events in Birmingham.

    In Germany, Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe took the men’s doubles crown and Akane Yamaguchi the women’s singles.

  5. Who to look out for?

    The opening day of the tournament sees 80 games played across all disciplines. British athletes will bid to become the first All England winners since mixed doubles pairing Nathan Roberts and Gail Emms in 2005.

    Hopeful to replicate the 2005 duo, England’s Chris and Gabrielle Adcock and Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith are seeded 6th and 7th respectively in the mixed doubles.

    Chris Adcock and Marcus Ellis are also in men’s doubles action. The 2018 Commonwealth gold medal winners take on Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan.

    2016 Olympic quarter-finalist and British number one Rajiv Ouseph faces Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in the men’s singles while Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour has a first round tie against number 8 seed Saina Nehwal of India in the women’s singles.

    Englan's Rajiv Ouseph
  6. How can I watch?

    All times are GMT and subject to change.

    The All England Badminton Championships will be broadcast live on the BBC Sport app, Connected TV and on the BBC Sport website. You can also on catch-up on Friday, Saturday and Sunday's action via the BBC iPlayer.

    Wednesday 6th March

    09:00-23:00 - Connected TV & Online

    Thursday 7th March

    11:00-20:00 - Connected TV & Online

    Friday 8th March

    10:00-15:00 & 17:00-22:00 - Connected TV & Online

    Saturday 9th March

    10:00-15:00 & 17:00-22:00 - Connected TV & Online

    Sunday 10th March

    12:00-18:00 - Connected TV & Online

  7. Meet England badminton's 'perfect match'

    Get Inspired

    #GetInspired

    Chris and Gabby Adcock live together, work together and even sing together, as BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell finds out.

    The pair are England Badminton's number one mixed doubles pairing and benefit from their on-and-off-the-court relationship.

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    Video caption: Get Inspired: Chris and Gabby Adcock - England Badminton's 'perfect match'
  8. Get Inspired

    Get Inspired

    #GetInspired

    Badminton is one of the most played sports in the United Kingdom, with over a million of us taking to the court each month - so, whether you want to play some casual rallies with a pal or have a competitive game, badminton is for anyone. It is an easy sport to pick up, most leisure centres have courts and you can hire racquets and shuttlecocks.

    Visit these club locators in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, or contact your local leisure centre if you want to play casually.

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    Video caption: 'My late dad would be proud of me trying to be one of the best in the world'