Home favourite Daisuke Fujihara made up for his defeat yesterday by beating India's Nitesh Kumar in straight sets at the Japan Para Badminton International, the sport's test event for next year's Paralympic Games.
Para-badminton players expressed mixed views as they tested out the venue to be used at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, on the opening day of the Japan International.
World number one Pramod Bhagat fought back from losing the first game to clinch a second gold medal at the Badminton World Federation Para Badminton World Championships in Basel.
Thailand's Sujrat Pookkham and Japan's Sarina Satomi progressed to the women's wheelchair WH1 final at the Para-Badminton World Championships in Basel.
Top seed Kim Jungjun progressed to the semi-finals of the men's WH2 competition at the Para-Badminton World Championships in Basel.
World number one-ranked Indians Pramod Bhagat and Parul Dalsukhbhai Parmar completed perfect records in their group matches to advance to the knockout stage of the Para Badminton World Championships in Basel.
Japan's Tokyo 2020 hope Suzuki among defending champions to start strong at Para Badminton World Championships
Japan's Ayako Suzuki needed three games to win her opening match of the Para Badminton World Championships, where she is defending her women's SU5 singles title.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Para Badminton World Championships will get underway this week with eyes already on the sport's Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020 next year.
Hosts Australia secured five of the seven gold medals up for grabs on the final day of the Oceania Para-Badminton Championships in Geelong and were also represented on the victorious mixed doubles SL3 to SU5 pairing by Caitlin Dransfield.
Hosts Australia lead in every category being contested at the Oceania Para-Badminton Championships after day one's play concluded in Geelong.
The final major tournament of 2018 is to be staged in Geelong in Australia from tomorrow as the top players from the region contest the Oceania Para Badminton Championships.
Cancino, Flores and De Vinatea strike home gold at Pan American Para Badminton Championships in Lima
Home player Pilar Jaurequi Cancino, the top seed in the women's singles WH1-WH2 class in the Pan American Para Badminton Championships in Lima, delivered the goods in style on the concluding day of finals.
Three Peruvian top seeds, Pedro Pablo De Vinatea, Giuliana Poveda and Pilar Jaurequi Cancino, have all made it into their respective finals at the Pan American Para Badminton Championships on home soil in Lima.
The man considered the pioneer of Para-badminton in Peru, Pedro Pablo De Vinatea, has qualified for the quarter-finals in the men's singles SL3 division at the Pan American Para Championships on home soil.
Peru's home favourite Giuliana Poveda has got off to a strong start at the Para Pan Am Badminton Championships, winning her first match in the women's singles SS6 division in comfortable fashion in Group A.