The French Open is a HSBC World Tour Super 750 tournament and held since 1909 as an annual badminton tournament by Fédération Française de badminton (FFBaD). The French Open became one of the BWF Superseries tournament in 2007 and has been hosted since then at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris.
The tournament become
a popular international tournament amongst top tier players and it has helped
to enhance the popularity of badminton in France which is now the most popular
schools sport in France. French talent has reached the podium over the years.
From 1940-1944, French players mad a clean sweep of all the five events. Pi
Hongyan won the women’s singles title three consecutive times 2003 -2005.