And who will playing MS3? One of their MD certainly, that's gambling but maybe good strategy, overconfidence by CHN team as they regularly beat JPN in many tournaments. Losing or winning is normal condition in sport, this is not the first time CHN Thomas team stopped at semifinal round : 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002. Japan has created history to enter first ever final in Thomas Cup. Long time dubbed as underdog team, they produce something big even two years ago they stunned INA in QF.