China face the Korea Republic in Sudirman Cup final

The Korea Republic and China face each other in Sunday’s Sudirman Cup final taking place on the Gold Coast in Australia.

China won a tight encounter 3-2 against Japan with the result coming down to the women's doubles last in match, which China won.

The Korea Republic were 3-1 winners over Thailand without having to play the last match.  

Semi-final 1: Korea Republic v Thailand: 3-1

Match overview:
XD – CHOI Solgyu/CHAE Yoo Jung (Korea) vs. Dechapol PUAVARANUKROH/Sapsiree TAERATTANACHAI (Thailand) 16-21, 12-21
MS – SON Wan Ho (Korea) vs. Suppanyu AVIHINGSANON (Thailand) 18-21, 21-10, 21-17
MD – CHOI Solgyu/Seung Jae SEO (Korea) vs. Bodin ISARA/Dechapol PUAVARANUKROH (Thailand) 21-13, 21-16
WS – SUNG Ji Hyun (Korea) vs. Ratchanok INTANON (Thailand) 21-13, 21-17

Semi-final 2: China v Japan: 3-2

Match overview:
XD – ZHENG Siwei/CHEN Qingchen (China) vs. Yuta WATANABE/Arisa HIGASHINO (Japan) 12-21, 21-14, 19-21
MS – LIN Dan (China) vs. Kenta NISHIMOTO (Japan) 21-19, 21-16
MD – LI Junhui/LIU Yuchen (China) vs. Takeshi KAMURA/Keigo SONODA (Japan) 23-21, 21-16
WS – SUN Yu (China) vs. Akane YAMAGUCHI (Japan) 17-21, 15-21
WD – CHEN Qingchen/JIA Yifan (China) vs. Misaki MATSUTOMO/Ayaka TAKAHASHI (Japan) 21-12, 21-19

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