2006 Thomas & Uber Cup

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.

2006 Thomas & Uber Cup
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Tournament details
Dates28 April – 7 May
Edition24th (Thomas Cup)
21st (Uber Cup)
LevelInternational
VenueSendai Gymnasium
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
LocationSendai and Tokyo, Japan
2004 2008

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.

Host city selectionEdit

Japan, which was competing with Indonesia and the United States for hosting the 2004 Thomas and Uber Cup finals, was awarded with this event. [1]

VenuesEdit

TeamsEdit

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 CupEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Group BEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Group CEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Group DEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Knockout stageEdit

Wild-Card Finals Divisional Finals Championship Finals Super Final
                           
    3 May 2006        
1 May 2006
   China  3
   South Africa  0 5 May 2006
     England  0  
   England  3      China  3
 
     Indonesia  0  
   Indonesia  3
   Japan  3 7 May 2006
     Japan  1  
   United States  0      China  3
 
     Denmark  0
   Denmark  3
   India  3
     India  0  
   New Zealand  0      Denmark  3
 
     Malaysia  2  
   Malaysia  3
   Korea  3
     Korea  2  
   Germany  0  

Semi finalsEdit

FinalEdit

2006 Thomas Cup Champions
 
China
Sixth title

Uber CupEdit

Group stageEdit

Group WEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Group XEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Group YEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Group ZEdit

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

All times local (UTC +9)

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

Knockout stageEdit

Wild-Card Finals Divisional Finals Championship Finals Super Final
                           
    3 May 2006        
1 May 2006
   China  3
   Singapore  3 4 May 2006
     Singapore  0  
   New Zealand  0      China  3
 
     Germany  0  
   Hong Kong  2
   Germany  3 6 May 2006
     Germany  3  
   South Africa  0      China  3
 
     Netherlands  0
   Korea  2
   Chinese Taipei  3
     Chinese Taipei  3  
   England  0      Chinese Taipei  0
 
     Netherlands  3  
   Japan  2
   Netherlands  3
     Netherlands  3  
   United States  0  

Semi finalsEdit

FinalEdit

2006 Uber Cup Champions
 
China
Tenth title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SUKAN TEMPATAN". Utusan Online. 1 August 2003. Retrieved 10 April 2017.

External linksEdit