China beat Japan to capture 10th Thomas Cup title

China emerged as the winner of the 2018 Thomas Cup and introduced home the trophy for the 10th time after defeating 2014 champions Japan three-1 in Bangkok on Sunday.

China all started the day with a loss as 2016 Olympic gold medalist Chen lengthy was shocked by way of 2015 World Championship bronze medalist Kento Momota in a decent straight match at the have an impact on area.

Momota, the previous world number two before the  Japan Badminton association handed him with a two-12 months ban on account of a gambling scandal, won the first game 21-19. Chen tried to cease Momota in the second game, however the jap shuttler maintained the higher-hand. Momota gave hope to his group, closing the in shape 21-18.

China equalized as doubles pair Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan outclassed Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko in a further straight in shape 21-10 and 21-18.

Shi Yuqi handed his team a 2-1 lead after beating Nishimoto 21-12 and 21-17 in forty five minutes.

in the decisive fourth in shape, Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen, who beaten team Indonesia’s hopes in the semifinal after beating Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan, delivered a further laudable efficiency as they defeated Keigo Sonoda and Yuta Watanabe 17-21, 21-19 and 22-20 to hand his group the trophy.