China women beat Thailand to meet South Korea in final
China’s women’s badminton team defeated host Thailand 3-0 in the Uber Cup semi-final on Friday and will defend their title against South Korea in the final.
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China faced Thailand for the third time in an Uber Cup semi-final, with Olympic champion Chen Yufei defeating Ratchanok Intanon 2–0 to give his team the lead.
In the following doubles match, world No. 1 Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan stunned the Thai pair of Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai in the first set. However, Chen and Jia came back to win the match 17-21, 21-13 and 21-15.
He Bingjiao won the third straight set match against Pornpawei Chochuwong to give China a 3-0 win, Xinhua news agency reported.
In the other semi-final, Japan’s dream of repeating last year’s Uber Cup final against China was crushed by South Korea, while An Se Young defeated world No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi to lead a 3–0 victory for the South. Did. Korea.
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