China beats Denmark to reach 2024 Uber Cup semis

Host nation China dominated Denmark with a 3-0 resounding victory to reach the 2024 Uber Cup semifinals on Thursday.

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China romps Denmark to reach Uber Cup semis

Tokyo Olympic champion Chen Yufei secured the opening win for China by defeating Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt, 21-10, 21-12.

World no.1 Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan asserted their mastery in the doubles over Alexandra Boje and Maiken Fruergaard, 21-12, 21-15.

He Bingjiao sealed the deal for China with a 21-16, 22-20 sweep over Line Christophersen.

China will face Japan in the semifinals, who also swept India by 3-0.

Check out the other Day 5 results from Wednesday’s matches.

“Japan is a strong team…”

Chen said Japan remains a “strong team” despite their dominant showing in this year’s Uber Cup.

“Japan is a strong team and we need to face them with a good attitude,” Chen said. “No matter who the opponent is, we will give our best.”

“Japan has a flexible lineup because of four great singles players. But so do we.”

This tournament marks the first time since 2016 that China is hosting the Uber Cup on home soil.”

China, which boasts a record 15 Uber Cup championships, aims to reclaim the title after their defeat to defending champions South Korea.