We have picked out five of the most appealing preliminary round contests to look out for at the final Grand Slam of the season.

Men’s -90kg: First Round, Pool A

Avtandili TCHRIKISHVILI (GEO) v MURAO Sanshiro (JPN)

MURAO (white judogi) on the attack for Japan

Men’s -60kg: Second Round, Pool B


Women’s -48kg: First Round, Pool C TSUNODA Natsumi (JPN) v KANG Yujeong (KOR)

TSUNODA (blue judogi) winning the 2018 Masters

Women’s -57kg: Second Round, Pool D

LIEN Chen-Ling (TPE) v KIM Jisu (KOR)

Women’s -63kg: First Round, Pool D NABEKURA Nami (JPN) v Prisca AWITI ALCARAZ (MEX)

LIEN (white judogi) in action in Baku

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