The South Korean men and women badminton teams won the Asian finals of both the Uber and Thomas Cups in New Delhi on February 26.
GV INTERIOR Korea's Kim Yun Jan (back to camera) serving to Indonesia's Ivanna Lie, who drops point.
SV Kim serving, wins match and point; shake hands.
CU Sung Han Hook of Korea serving to Sayed Modi of India, who loses match point 15-10, 15-5.
SV Umpire in chair.
SV Lee Deuk Choon of Korea serves to Sanjay Sharma, Lee wins point.
SCU Lee serves for match point, wins 15-5, 15-10.
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Background: The South Korean men and women badminton teams won the Asian finals of both the Uber and Thomas Cups in New Delhi on February 26. Both teams will now go on to the finals of the World Championships - the first ever joint Thomas Cup and Uber Cup - held in Malaysia in May. In the final of the Uber Cup, the Korean girl Kim Yun Ja beat Indonesia's Ivanna Lie 10-12, 11-3, 11-3. Overall, South Korea beat India 4 to 1. In the Thomas Cup, the men's competition, South Korea triumphed again. Sung Han Hook dominated Sayed Modi of India and won 15-10, 15-5. Sung's teammate Lee Deuk Choon played an exciting match against India's Sanjay Sharma, winning 15-5, 15-5. Overall South Korea beat India 4 to 1. Along with South Korea, three other national teams will go onto the World Championships in Malaysia.