India upsets Indonesia to win first Thomas Cup
2022-05-16 10:34:13Source: Xinhuanet
Xinhua News Agency, Bangkok, May 15 (Reporters Lin Hao, Song Yu) The badminton Thomas Cup final was held in Bangkok, Thailand on the 15th. The Indian team swept the defending champion Indonesia 3-0 and won the Thomas Cup championship for the first time.
This is the first time the Indian team has reached the final of the Soup Cup, and its opponent Indonesia has won the championship 14 times before. In the first men’s singles matchup, Indonesia’s Ginting easily won the first game, but India’s Lakshya Sen then pulled two games in a row to win the game with a 2:1 reversal.
In the second game, India’s eighth-ranked men’s doubles duo Rankiredi/Shetty saved 4 points in the second game, and then also reversed Indonesia’s Ashan/Sukamuyo 2:1.
The Indian team’s No. 2 men’s singles, Sri Kanth, pursued the victory and defeated the Indonesian team Jonathan Christie in straight sets to seal the victory for the Indian team.
In the history of the soup cup, the Indonesian team maintained the record of winning the most championships with 14 times, followed by the Chinese team with 10 championships. The next Tangyou Cup will be held in Chengdu, China in 2024.