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Indian Women’s Badminton soars: Dominant win over Singapore secures Uber Cup Quarterfinals berth

Indian Women’s Badminton soars: Dominant win over Singapore secures Uber Cup Quarterfinals berth

This young Indian team's impressive performances have sent a strong message, showcasing their talent and potential on the international stage.

The young guns of Indian women’s badminton are making a statement at the BWF Thomas and Uber Cup 2024 in Chengdu, China. Following their opening victory against Canada, they secured a convincing 4-1 win over Singapore on Sunday, guaranteeing their place in the quarterfinals.

Early setback spurs Indian fightback

Singapore drew first blood, with Yeo Jia Min defeating Ashmita Chaliha in the opening singles match. However, the Indian team responded with unwavering determination.

The national champion duo of Priya Konjengbam and Shruti Mishra leveled the score with a commanding victory in the women’s doubles.

Dominant displays clinch Tie

Isharani Baruah then put India in the lead with a convincing win over Insyirah Khan in the second singles match. The momentum remained firmly with India as the pair of Simran Singhi and Ritika Thaker secured a comprehensive win in the third doubles match, effectively sealing the tie in India’s favor.

Anmol Kharab added the finishing touch with a straight-sets victory in the inconsequential third singles match, maintaining her unbeaten record in the tournament.

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China Awaits in Group Stage finale

With this victory, India has secured a coveted spot in the Uber Cup quarterfinals. They will face a formidable challenge in their final group stage encounter against badminton powerhouse China on Tuesday.

This young Indian team’s impressive performances have sent a strong message, showcasing their talent and potential on the international stage. With their confidence soaring and a crucial quarterfinal berth secured, the Indian women’s badminton team will be brimming with belief as they prepare to take on the Chinese challenge.

Uber Cup Results:

India beat Singapore 4-1 (Ashmita Chaliha lost to Yeo Jia Min 15-21, 18-21; Priya Konjengbam/Shruti Mishra bt Xiao En Heng/Yu Jia Jin 21-15, 21-16; Isharani Baruah bt Insyirah Khan 21-13, 21-16, Simran Singhi/Ritika Thaker bt Lai Yi Ting Elsa and Michelle Zan 21-8, 21-11, Anmol Kharab bt Lee Xin Yi Megan 21-15, 21-13.

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