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Tine Baun Won Women's Singles Title in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013

Mar 11, 2013 12:17 IST

Tine BaunTine Baun won the women’s singles title in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England on 10 March 2013. With this victory, the 33-year-old Baun became the oldest All-England women’s singles champion of Open Era. She defeated three-time world junior champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 21-14, 16-21, 21-10.
 
This was the last tournament of Tine Baun’s career. Earlier, she had won the same title in 2008 and 2010.

About Tine Baun

• Tine Baun is the female badminton player. She is from Denmark.
• The most important highlight of her career is winning the All England Open Badminton Championship women's singles three times in 2008, 2010 and most recently, in 2013.
• This was the last tournament of her career.
 
About All England Open Badminton Championships

• All England Open Badminton Championships is also known as All England.
• It is one of the oldest as well as the prestigious badminton tournaments of the world.
• All England Open Badminton Championships tournament is played annually.
• The first tournament was held in 1898 in Guildford.
• Earlier, the All England Open Badminton Championships was held in only three categories- Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
• Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles titles were added to the tournament in 1900.

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