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YONEX continues to enjoy successes in fields other than tennis, badminton and golf - and this is the place to read all about them. All the latest information about our technological innovations and the successes of YONEX teams - such as Kashiwa Reysol - is here. This is the only place to get all the YONEX news as it happens.

  • Australian Open 2018: Yonex’s NextGen stars

    Australian Open 2018: Yonex’s NextGen stars

    Date
    18/01/2018

    The 2nd round of this year’s Australian Open featured some of tennis’ youngest players with the highest expectations. NextGen Canadian star Denis Shapovalov’s 2nd round opponent was Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The two met at last year’s US Open with the young getting the better.

  • Yonex’s exclusive Australian Open event “An Evening Down Under”

    Yonex’s exclusive Australian Open event “An Evening Down Under”

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex’s exclusive Australian Open event, featuring 14 of tennis’ biggest names, was held January 13th for a packed venue of close to 200 tennis fanatics and media. Big names such as Stan Wawrinka, Caroline Garcia, and others were in attendance for what was called “An Evening Down Under.”

  • ASTROX 66: Easy Returns and Deep Lifts

    ASTROX 66: Easy Returns and Deep Lifts

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex is proud to announce the launch of a new badminton racquet the “ASTROX 66” available from February. Specifically designed for female players it assists with easier smash returns and defensive lifts.

  • DUORA 8XP (Xtra Performance): Power Maximized

    DUORA 8XP (Xtra Performance): Power Maximized

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex is proud to announce the launch of a new badminton racquet in the Duora series, the “DUORA 8XP, targeting hard hitters who want to maximize their power. DUORA’s cutting-edge technology places two unique frame shapes into one revolutionary racquet. Command the court with powerful forehands and equally fast backhands. In addition, the new “DUORA 8XP” supports the higher string tensions (up to 35lb)

  • ASTROX 88 S (SKILL) and ASTROX 88 D (DOMINATE): Uniquely Designed to Improve Doubles Play

    ASTROX 88 S (SKILL) and ASTROX 88 D (DOMINATE): Uniquely Designed to Improve Doubles Play

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex is proud to announce the launch of two new badminton racquets in March. Uniquely designed for the doubles specialist, the ASTROX 88 S is targeted at enhancing the SKILL of the frontcourt player while the ASTROX 88 D is aimed at allowing the backcourt player to DOMINATE the opposition.

  • Kyrgios Wastes No Time in Securing a Victory With His New EZONE Bright Blue Racquet! [Brisbane International 2018]

    Kyrgios Wastes No Time in Securing a Victory With His New EZONE Bright Blue Racquet! [Brisbane International 2018]

    Date
    09/01/2018

    The men's singles final of the Brisbane International 2018, the prelude to the Australian Open Tennis Championships, was held on the 7th of this month. Local Nick Kyrgios (AUS) defeated opponent Ryan Harrison (USA) in straight-sets 6-4, 6-2, securing his 4th victory of the tour. Kyrgios began using a New EZONE racquet...

  • President Kusaki Hayashida's 2018 New Year's Greeting
  • Welcoming New World No.1 Players

    Welcoming New World No.1 Players

    Date
    29/12/2017

    In 2017, we welcomed new World No.1s, celebrated the sport of badminton and its legendary players through the Legends’ Vision World Tour, and closed off the season with the Dubai World Superseries Finals, where 12 of the 16 finalists were Team Yonex players.

  • Gideon and Kevin Rack Up Superseries Record of 6 Titles, Receive BWF Player of the Year Award

    Gideon and Kevin Rack Up Superseries Record of 6 Titles, Receive BWF Player of the Year Award

    Date
    14/12/2017

    The BWF (Badminton World Federation) awarded Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo (Indonesia) to receive “the Player of the Year” honors as the duo that put forth the best performance in 2017, and gave Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota (Japan) a special award for “Most Improved Players of the Year.”

  • Made in Japan: The New Super Soft “EZONE CB 301 Forged Iron"

    Made in Japan: The New Super Soft “EZONE CB 301 Forged Iron"

    Date
    13/12/2017

    YONEX CO., LTD. is proud to announce the launch of the new “EZONE CB 301 Midsize Forged Iron”, targeted at intermediate to advanced golfers seeking maximum feel and playability.