Chetan Anand shepherded the Indian men's team to a 5-0 rout of Cambodia but the women shuttlers went down to Japan 1-4 in the Thomas and Uber Cup Asia Zone badminton qualifiers in Thailand, on Tuesday.
The results: Thomas Cup: India bt Cambodia 5-0 (Chetan Anand bt Chanpisey Vann 21-11, 21-10; Arvind Bhatt bt Veasna Troeung 21-4, 21-9; V. Diju & Jishnu Sanyal bt Mesa Vandy & Puthicheat Chindet 21-7, 21-9; Anup Sridhar bt Sophors Suon 21-9, 21-13; Sanave Thomas & Rupesh Kumar bt Troeung & Vann 21-10, 21-8)
Uber Cup: India lost to Japan 1-4 (Saina Nehwal bt Ai Goto 21-13, 1-0, Goto retd.; Aparna Balan & Shruti Kurian lost to Mami Naito & Shizuka Matsuo 18-21, 21-17, 14-21; Trupti Murgunde lost to Sayaka Sato 16-21, 19-21; Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa lost to Miyuki Maeda & Satoko Suetsuna 13-21, 21-13, 12-21; Gayatri Vartak lost to Eriko Hirose 12-21, 7-21). — PTI