India's men's will take on traditional powerhouse China in their last group match on Wednesday.
India's women trounced by Thailand
India’s men’s team proved too strong for Tahiti, winning 5-0, to enter the quarter-finals of the Thomas Cup badminton for the first time since 2010, but the women's team suffered a crushing 0-5 defeat to Thailand in its last Group B match, in Aarhus, Denmark, on Wednesday.
It was the first defeat for the Indian women after beating Spain (3-2) and Scotland (4-1).
The team has already made it to the quarter-finals.
The men's team, on Tuesday, registered its second straight 5-0 win in Group C, having beaten the Netherlands by an identical margin on Sunday.
The last time the Indian men entered the quarter-finals of the tournament, it lost to Indonesia.
In the Uber Cup, the women's team wrapped up its Group B engagements with a drubbing at the hands of Thailand.
Malvika Bansod lost the opening women's singles 15-21, 11-21 to Pornpawee Chochowong.
India needed to win the doubles match but Ashwini Ponappa and Sikki N Reddy went down 16-21, 12-21 to Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai.
For India to stay alive, it was imperative for Aditi Bhatt to win the next singles.
She fought her heart out but lost 16-21, 21-18 15-21 to Busanan Ongbamrungphan in 59 minutes.
Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand then lost 17-21, 16-21 to Puttita Supajirakul and Sapsiree Taerattanachai.
Tasnim Mir took the court with an aim to avoid a whitewash but lost 19-21, 15-21 to Supaninda Katethong.
Tasnim had a good chance to win the first game as she led 17-14, but lost points in a jiffy and let slip the advantage.
Meanwhile, Tuesday's win over Tahiti ensured that India’s men's team will finish in the top-two of the four-team Group C.
India will take on traditional powerhouse China in their last group match on Thursday.
B Sai Praneeth began the proceedings with a 21-5, 21-6 win over Louis Beaubois in just 23 minutes.
Sameer Verma made it 2-0 with an easy 21-12, 21-12 victory over Remi Rossi in 41 minutes.
Kiran George sealed the tie with a 21-4, 21-2 thrashing of Elias Maublanc in the third men's singles that got over in only 15 minutes.
In the inconsequential doubles matches, the pair of Krishna Prasad and Vishnu Vardhan scored a 21-8, 21-7 win before Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat Maublanc and Heiva Yvonet 21-5, 21-3.