Thomas Uber Cup 2022 India Result: India assured of First-Ever Medal after Men's Team Qualifies for Semifinals, Women's Team Knocked Out

Thomas Uber Cup 2022: The Indian men's team triumphed over 5-time title winner Malaysia with Indian doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, world championships silver medalist Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy winning their respective matches to see India through to the semifinals. Check India's Thomas Uber Cup 2022 Schedule. 

Created On: May 11, 2022 15:23 ISTModified On: May 13, 2022 12:40 IST
Thomas Uber Cup 2022 India Result: India assured of First-Ever Medal after Men's Team Qualifies for Semifinals
Thomas Uber Cup 2022 India Result: India assured of First-Ever Medal after Men's Team Qualifies for Semifinals

Thomas Uber Cup 2022: The Indian men's badminton team has created history by assuring India its first-ever medal in the Thomas Uber Cup after qualifying for the semifinals. India scripted a hard-fought 3-2 win over Malaysia in the quarterfinals to advance to the semfinals for the first time in 43 years. The Indian women's badminton team was knocked out of the tournament earlier after losing 0-3 to Thailand in the quarterfinals on May 12, 2022. 

The Indian men's team has assured India of at least a bronze. India has not won a medal at the Thomas Uber Cup since 1970. Though India had won three bronze in the past when they reached inter-zonal finals, this is the first time since the change in the qualifying format that India has assured itself a medal at the prestigious tournament.

The Indian men's team triumphed over 5-time title winner Malaysia with Indian doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, world championships silver medalist Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy winning their respective matches to see India through to the semifinals. India's Lakshya Sen lost his opening match against Lee Zii Jia.

Uber Cup 2022 India Squad

Indian Men's Team for Thomas Uber Cup 2022-

Singles: Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Priyanshu Rajawat.

Doubles: Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, M.R Arjun, Dhruv Kapila, Krishna Prasad Garaga, Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala.

Indian Women's Team for Thomas Uber Cup 2022-

Singles: PV Sindhu, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashmita Chaliha, Unnati Hooda.

Doubles: Treesa Jolly, Simran Singhi, Ritika Thaker, Tanisha Crasto, Shruti Mishra.

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Uber Cup 2022 India Schedule & Result

The Indian men's team have been clubbed alongside Canada, Germany and Chinese Taipei in Group C, while the Indian women's team were in Group D alongside South Korea, Canada and USA. 

Date

India Matches

Result

May 8

India vs Germany (Men’s Team)

India vs Canada (Women’s Team)

India wins 5-0

India wins 4-1

May 9

India vs Canada (Men’s Team)

India wins 5-0

May 10

India vs USA (Women’s Team)

India wins 4-1

May 11

India vs Chinese Taipei (Men’s Team)

India vs South Korea (Women’s Team)

India lost 2-3

 

India lost 0-5

May 12

India vs Thailand (Women’s Team)

India vs Malaysia (Men’s Team)

India lost 0-3

 

India won 3-2

May 13

Semifinals

 

May 15

Finals

 

Uber Cup 2022

  • The Thomas and Uber Cup 2022 is being hosted at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand between May 8 and May 15, 2022.
  • Uber Cup is an biennial international badminton championship between the member associations of Badminton World Federation (BWF). 
  • The championship includes a total  of 16 teams that are divided into four groups of four teams each in the group stage. 
  • The top two teams from each progress to the knockout round or the quarterfinals.

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