Both the men's and women's teams suffered an identical 0-3 thrashing at the hands of defending champions Thailand in the preliminary round matches at the Bucheon Gymnasium Court here.
The Indian men were simply outplayed by their powerhouse opponents as they lost 0-2, 0-2, 0-2 in the three regus in their Group A preliminary round match.
The Thais won 21-6, 21-13 in regu 1, 21-9, 21-3 in regu 2 and 21-9, 21-5 in the third and final regu to win the match in 69 minutes. India had lost to Japan in their first match on Tuesday.
In the women's match, the Thais were again overwhelmingly superior in the 71-minute Group B preliminary round contest as they beat the Indians 2-0 in all the three regus.
The Thais won 21-7 21-7 in the first regu, 21-4 21-14 in the second regu and 21-6 21-6 in the third and final regu.
The Indian women had lost to Japan in their opening match on Tuesday.

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