Sports: China defeats South Korea, wins Uber Cup

(From CRI)

Hosts China defeated South Korea 3-1 to win their third successive Uber Cup title in the eastern Chinese city of Kunshan.

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Team China on the podium at the award ceremony after winning the title at the Uber Cup badminton championship in Kunshan, east China’s Jiangsu Province, May 21.

Li Xuerui dropped the first game in the opening set but came back to win the first singles for China. Tian Qing/Zhao Yunlei wasted two match points to hand the first doubles to their opponents. It was the only match China have lost at this tournament.

No more faltering from Wang Shixian and the makeshift pair of Chen Qingchen/Tang Yuanting who closed out the tie.

Li Xuerui who had been playing with and against younger players sees great potential in the next generation but still believes in herself. Read More



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