2006 Thomas & Uber Cup

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2006 Thomas & Uber Cup
Yonex tho.jpg
Tournament details
Dates 28 April – 7 May
Edition 24th (Thomas Cup)
21st (Uber Cup)
Level International
Venue Sendai Gymnasium
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
Location Sendai and Tokyo, Japan

The 2006 Thomas & Uber Cup was held from 28 April to 7 May in Sendai and Tokyo, Japan. It was the 24th tournament of Thomas Cup and 21st tournament of Uber Cup, men's and women's badminton tournaments.

Sendai hosted all of the group stage and play-off matches while Tokyo hosted the event starting from the quarter finals until the final.

This was first time the Thomas & Uber Cup was played with a three-game 21-point scoring system.

China emerged as champions of both tournaments after beating Denmark and Netherlands in the men's and women's competitions respectively.

Venues[edit]

Teams[edit]

The following nations from five continents, shown by region, qualified for the 2006 Thomas & Uber Cup. Of the sixteen nations, defending champion of both tournaments China and host Japan qualified automatically and did not play the qualification round.

Thomas Cup[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
China China 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
India India 3 2 1 1 3 7 −4
Germany Germany 2 2 0 2 2 8 −6

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
China China 5–0 India India
29 April 2006
Germany Germany 2–3 India India
30 April 2006
China China 5–0 Germany Germany

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
Indonesia Indonesia 4 2 2 0 8 2 +6
South Korea Korea 3 2 1 1 7 3 +4
New Zealand New Zealand 2 2 0 2 0 10 −10

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
Korea South Korea 5–0 New Zealand New Zealand
29 April 2006
Indonesia Indonesia 5–0 New Zealand New Zealand
30 April 2006
Korea South Korea 2–3 Indonesia Indonesia

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
Denmark Denmark 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
Japan Japan 3 2 1 1 5 5 0
South Africa South Africa 2 2 0 2 0 10 –10

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
Denmark Denmark 5–0 South Africa South Africa
29 April 2006
Japan Japan 5–0 South Africa South Africa
30 April 2006
Denmark Denmark 5–0 Japan Japan

Group D[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
Malaysia Malaysia 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
England England 3 2 1 1 3 7 –4
United States United States 2 2 0 2 2 8 –6

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
Malaysia Malaysia 5–0 United States United States
29 April 2006
England England 3–2 United States United States
30 April 2006
Malaysia Malaysia 5–0 England England

Knockout stage[edit]

Play-offs Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
    3 May 2006        
1 May 2006
 China China  3
 South Africa South Africa  0 5 May 2006
   England England  0  
 England England  3    China China  3
 
   Indonesia Indonesia  0  
 Indonesia Indonesia  3
 Japan Japan  3 7 May 2006
   Japan Japan  1  
 United States United States  0    China China  3
 
   Denmark Denmark  0
 Denmark Denmark  3
 India India  3
   India India  0  
 New Zealand New Zealand  0    Denmark Denmark  3
 
   Malaysia Malaysia  2  
 Malaysia Malaysia  3
 South Korea Korea  3
   South Korea Korea  2  
 Germany Germany  0  

Semi finals[edit]

Final[edit]

2006 Thomas Cup Champions
China
China
Sixth title

Uber Cup[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group W[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
China China 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 3 2 1 1 5 5 0
United States United States 2 2 0 2 0 10 −10

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
China China 5–0 United States United States
29 April 2006
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 5–0 United States United States
30 April 2006
China China 5–0 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei

Group X[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
Hong Kong Hong Kong 4 2 2 0 6 4 +2
Netherlands Netherlands 3 2 1 1 7 3 +4
England England 2 2 0 2 2 8 −6

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
Netherlands Netherlands 2–3 Hong Kong Hong Kong
29 April 2006
England England 2–3 Hong Kong Hong Kong
30 April 2006
Netherlands Netherlands 5–0 England England

Group Y[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
South Korea Korea 4 2 2 0 8 2 +6
Germany Germany 3 2 1 1 4 6 −2
Singapore Singapore 2 2 0 2 3 7 −4

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
Korea South Korea 4–1 Singapore Singapore
29 April 2006
Germany Germany 3–2 Singapore Singapore
30 April 2006
Korea South Korea 4–1 Germany Germany

Group Z[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA MD
Japan Japan 4 2 2 0 10 0 +10
New Zealand New Zealand 3 2 1 1 5 5 0
South Africa South Africa 2 2 0 2 0 10 −10

All times local (UTC +9)

28 April 2006
Japan Japan 5–0 South Africa South Africa
29 April 2006
New Zealand New Zealand 5–0 South Africa South Africa
30 April 2006
Japan Japan 5–0 New Zealand New Zealand

Knockout stage[edit]

Play-offs Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
    3 May 2006        
1 May 2006
 China China  3
 Singapore Singapore  3 4 May 2006
   Singapore Singapore  0  
 New Zealand New Zealand  0    China China  3
 
   Germany Germany  0  
 Hong Kong Hong Kong  2
 Germany Germany  3 6 May 2006
   Germany Germany  3  
 South Africa South Africa  0    China China  3
 
   Netherlands Netherlands  0
 South Korea Korea  2
 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei  3
   Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei  3  
 England England  0    Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei  0
 
   Netherlands Netherlands  3  
 Japan Japan  2
 Netherlands Netherlands  3
   Netherlands Netherlands  3  
 United States United States  0  

Semi finals[edit]

Final[edit]

2006 Uber Cup Champions
China
China
Tenth title

External links[edit]