Manu Attri and Ashwini Ponnappa lost 14-21 25-27 to Terry Hee and Wei Han Tan in a 30-minute match.
Saina Nehwal aiming for her fourth Indonesia title, will play China’s Pai Yu Po in her opener.
Cheng Qingchen partnered Tang Yuanting to clinch the second doubles and secure China’s third successive Uber Cup triumph.
Saina Nehwal-led Indian women’s team had to settle with the bronze medal in the Uber Cup after going down 0-3 against China.
Ruthvika Gadde had been drubbed on Wednesday and it all changed on Thursday as she helped India secure a medal at the Uber Cup.
In Uber Cup, ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu notched up straight-game victories in the first two singles.
Saina and P V Sindhu enthralled the spectators with straight-game wins in the women’s singles
Saina Nehwal notched up a 22-20 21-14 win against Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen to give India a 1-0 lead.
Ajay Jayaram, Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy’s campaign ended in a defeat in the opening match as Indian men’s suffered a 1-3 loss against Thailand.
Indian women clinched their maiden bronze in 2014 Thomas and Uber Cup after going down 2-3 to Japan in their maiden semifinals appearance.
Currently ranked number two in the world, Lee Chong’s smash topped the list, according to data supplied by Hawk-Eye Innovations
The Indian team will have four singles players in Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth and Verma Brothers
Kidambi Srikanth’s direct shot to fame, beating Lin Dan at home, in straight games was the enviable breakthrough.
PV Sindhu’s height is both a boon and a bane but ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics, 20-year-old is willing to relearn art of bending low.
PV Sindhu expressed her happiness that a total of seven shuttlers, two more than in London four years ago, had made the grade for the Rio Games