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Surprise surprise! China was knocked out of this year’s edition of the Thomas Cup in their home country, Kunshan. South Korea did the impossible by beating the favorites 3-1.

Son Wan Ho caused a major upset by defeating World No.1 Chen Long in 3 sets. Lee Yong Dae-Yoo Yeon Seong gave the Koreans a healthy lead with another hard fought 3 sets victory over Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan.

Then came Lin Dan to the rescue with a straight sets victory but it wasn’t to be for China as Kim Ki Jung-Kim Sa Rang demolished their unknown Chinese pairing in just 32 minutes.

Li Yongbo will have sleepless night as his team bow out in such a manner as they are seeded first in this tournament.

The semi final lineup will be South Korea taking on Indonesia and Malaysia taking on Denmark on the other semi finals.

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