Uber Cup

China Win Their 14th Uber Cup Title by Beating Korea 3-1 in the Final

 May 22, 2016   R K Gupta

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For the third edition in a row, Chinese women have proved their domination in the shuttle sport of their choice. They won in 2012 at Wuhan and followed that up with title victory at New Delhi in 2014. By winning the Uber Cup for the third time in a row at Kunshan on Saturday, the […]

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China Beat India Meet Korea for Uber Cup Title for Thomas Cup Indonesia Face Denmark

 May 21, 2016   R K Gupta

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Indian stars did their best but lost both singles and a doubles match to China. Saina Nehwal lost to Li Xuerui, PV Sindhu lost to Wang Shixian and Jwala Gutta/N Sikki Ready went down tamely to the Chinese pair of Tian Qing/Zhao Yunlei. The 3-0 triumph took China to the Uber Cup final and on […]

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Ruthvika Takes India to Uber Cup Semifinals by Winning the Crucial Singles against Thailand

 May 20, 2016   R K Gupta

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India’s semifinal berth in Uber Cup came from an altogether unexpected quarter. In Thursday’s quarterfinal tie against Thailand, India suffered an early setback, when Saina Nehwal lost to Ratchanok Intanon in straight games. Though PV Sindhu and the doubles team of Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa gave India a 2-1 lead, there was no guarantee of India […]

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Indian Women Enter Uber Cup Quarters But Men Disappoint in Thomas Cup

 May 19, 2016   R K Gupta

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India’s women squad for Uber Cup suffered a 2-3 defeat against Japan but still managed to reach the playoff stage. In their last Group D match, in Kunshan, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu won their singles matches but India lost the other singles match and both the doubles matches. Regardless, India qualified because they ended […]

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Contrasting draws for Men and Women in Thomas, Uber Cup

 March 22, 2016   Abhishek Das

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India were placed in a relatively easy group in the women’s section but the men’s team did not prove as lucky as their female peers  at the draw for the prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals badminton tournament that was held in Kunshan on Monday. In the men’s section — the Thomas Cup —  the […]

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Japan Break Chinese Hegemony in Thomas Cup and Beat India to Enter Uber Cup Final

 May 24, 2014   R K Gupta

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Japan ended China’s 10-year old stranglehold in Thomas Cup and also entered the Uber Cup Final after a fighting display against India. The winners of 9 Thomas Cup titles since 2004 succumbed to Japanese pressure in the semifinal at New-Delhi’s Siri Fort Complex. Chinese women, however, saved the day for the world’s no. 1 badminton […]

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