Lee Chong Wei
World No 1 Lee Chong Wei begins his 2016 Denmark Open campaign on Wednesday (19 October) Getty

The main draw of the Yones Denmark Open gets underway on Wednesday (19 October) after the qualifying matches came to an end on Tuesday. The mixed doubles event started a day prior, but the singles and doubles players will play their first round matches on Wednesday.

Chen Long and Li Xuerui are the defending champions in the men's and women's singles events respectively. However both the players are not participating to defend their titles. World No 1 in the men's and women's categories Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin respectively are the top seeds for the 2016 tournament.

Women's World No 1 Carolina Marin gets her campaign underway against Julie Dawall Jakobsen in the third match on court 2. The Spaniard's match is expected to start at 10.30am local time/9.30am BST in the UK. Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu will also be in action on Wednesday as she takes on He Bingjiao. The match is expected to start at 6.45pm (local time)/5.45pm BST.

In the men's singles event, Lee Chong Wei kicks off his campaign with a match against Wei Nan of Hong Kong on court 3. He will come up against his conqueror in the second round in last year's tournament in the first round. His match is expected to start at 6pm local time/5pm BST. Home favourite and second seed Viktor Axelson is also in action on day 1 and will begin his campaign against Jeon Hyeok Jin on court 1 at 6.45pm local time/5.45pm BST.

Where to watch

There is no live TV coverage in the UK, but you can follow it live on BWF's official YouTube channel.

The live scores of the matches can also be found HERE.