South Korea beat China to win the Uber Cup in nail-biters

South Korea surpassed China to win the Uber Cup 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand.© AFP

South Korea on Saturday defeated defending champions China to win the distinguished Uber Cup in badminton. The holders had been aiming for a sixteenth title within the Girls’s Group Championship, however with the nations in a 2–2 stalemate all of it boiled right down to a singles match between Fifteenth-placed Wang Zhiyi of China and Forty sixth-placed Sim Yu-jin. Gone. Sim, who turns 23 on Friday, upset Wang 28-26, 18-21, 21-8 in an exciting 88 minutes – and with it South Korea’s first Uber Cup crown in 12 years.

It was a really disappointing conclusion for China, who had been out of an early lead within the tie when Chen Yufei made a surprising comeback in opposition to An Se-young in a drama-filled marathon match.

World quantity three and Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Chen went down 21-17 within the first sport to complete fourth.

One took a five-point lead in the beginning of the second sport, however Chen made a comeback to win the sport 21–15 and seal the decider 22–20 regardless of an ankle harm.

An, who is simply 20 years outdated, had her personal downside with a cramp in her proper hamstring and each gamers collapsed on the courtroom in exhaustion after 91 minutes of grueling motion.

A disheartened and emotional Ann, who gained her victory over top-ranked Japanese star Akane Yamaguchi the day earlier than, mentioned she was apprehensive she had let her teammates down.

“I attempted my greatest as I might… I used to be on 20 factors however then I misplaced management,” she mentioned of not with the ability to make the most of three match factors.


Indonesia’s males’s group championship will tackle India within the Thomas Cup to be held within the capital of Thailand on Sunday.

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