Kento Momota and Akane Yamaguchi shocked in Thailand

It was a day of upheaval at the Thomas and Uber Cup in Thailand on Wednesday with the world number 1 in badminton. 1 Akane Yamaguchi suffered a resounding defeat at the hands of a rookie teenager, while Kento Momota was also outclassed in the men’s competition.

Indonesian Bilqis Prasista, 18, beat Yamaguchi 21-19, 21-19 in 35 minutes at Bangkok’s Impact Arena.

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