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India wins maiden Tomas Cup

India’s men’s badminton team beat 14-time champion Indonesia 3-0 in the final to win its maiden Thomas Cup title in its 32nd edition.

  • The biennial international badminton championship was held at Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Indian men had previously reached the Thomas Cup semis in 1952, 1955, and 1979.
  • India is only the sixth country to win the Thomas Cup.

The Champions

  • Lakshya Sen beat Olympic bronze medallist Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the first singles.
  • K. Srikanth beat Jonatan Christie in the second singles.
  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty beat Mohammad Ahsan & Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in the doubles event.

Uber Cup 2022

  • The 2022 Uber Cup was the 29th edition, the biennial international badminton championship contested by the women's national teams of the member associations of Badminton World Federation (BWF).
  • The tournament was held alongside the Thomas Cup at Bangkok, Thailand.
  • The final was played between defending champion China and South Korea in which, the South Korean team won 3–2 for their second title.