Defending champions India and China advance to 2024 Thomas Cup semi-finals

Badminton News: Thursday (2/5) evening Beijing time, the sixth day of the 2024 Thomas and Uber Cup finals ended. In the quarterfinals of the Thomas Cup, the Chinese men's badminton team managed to beat the Indian team 3-1 and returned to the semifinals after winning 4 consecutive victories.

The 2024 Thomas and Uber Cup badminton tournament will be held in Chengdu, Sichuan from April 27 to May 5, Beijing time. It is the highest level men's and women's badminton team competition in the world, taking place every two years. It is also the highest level badminton event before the Paris Olympics. The competition is divided into two stages: the group stage and the knockout stage. A total of 16 men's teams and 16 women's teams participated in the group stage for the two major trophies.

After the top eight were withdrawn, in the Uber Cup, the women's badminton team faced the Danish team in the quarterfinals, and in the Thomas Cup, the Chinese men's badminton team faced the Indian team in the quarter-finals.

That evening, in the quarter-finals of the Thomas Cup, the Chinese men's badminton team faced the Indian team. In the first men's singles match, Shi Yuqi once again fought hard for 1 hour 06 minutes to complete three games and win 15-21, 21-11 and 21-14). ) knocked down Indian player Prannoy and scored the first point for the Chinese team.

In the second men's doubles match, Liang Weikeng/Wang Chang fought hard for 51 minutes, playing all three matches, until finally beating Indian pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty 21-15, 11-21, 21-12 .

In the third match of the men's singles, Li Shifeng spent 1 hour 10 minutes to play three matches. After winning the first match, he lost two matches in a row and finished 1-2 (21-13/8-21/14-21). Lost by one point to the Indian Lakshya. The Indian team chased a big scoreline at 1-2.

In the fourth men's doubles match, Ren Xiangyu/He Jiting spent 34 minutes in straight sets, sweeping the Indian pair Kapila/Plantik with a score of 2 21-10, once again scoring points for the Chinese national feather team and securing the victory with a big score of 3-1.

Article Tag: China, India, Thomas Cup 2024

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