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It was a day of upsets at Thailand’s Thomas and Uber Cup Wednesday with badminton world No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi suffering a stunning defeat at the hands of a teenage rookie, while in the men’s competition Kento Momota was also outclassed.

Indonesia’s Bilqis Prasista, 18, saw off Yamaguchi 21-19, 21-19 in 35 minutes at Bangkok’s Impact Arena.

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