PV Sindhu couldn't match her fifth-seeded Korean rival An Seyoung, going down 11-21 12-21 in 36 minutes.
Sameer Verma will now face 33-year-old Tommy Sugiarto next in the Round of 8. Lakshya Sen lost to Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen to bow out.
Later in the day, Lakshya Sen will be pitted against world No. 2 Viktor Axelsen in the round of 16, while Sameer Verma will meet Anders Antonsen from the host country.
Lakshya, who had finished runners-up at Dutch Open last Sunday, dished out a superb performance to outclass national champion Sourabh 21-9 21-7 in 26 minutes.
The fourth-seeded Indian Sindhu, Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist, will next face Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the next round.
Sindhu opens her campaign against Turkey's Neslihan Yigit and win will pit her against Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the second round.
Indonesia are the most successful nation in the history of the team championship of men's badminton with 14 titles.
The only positive against Denmark was the victory of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in the men's doubles. This was India's first quarterfinal appearance in the competition after 2010.
Competing without top stars like Olympic medallist P V Sindhu and hampered by the injury-forced ouster of Saina Nehwal, the Indian women were outplayed by their Japanese opponents.
Only the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty could manage a win in the men's team championship.
India defeated Tahiti 5-0. The last time Indian men's team qualified for the Thomas Cup final was in 2010. They had lost to Indonesia back then.
India has twice (2014, New Delhi and 2016, Kunshan) reached the semifinals of the tournament.
Kidambi Srikanth started the onslaught with a win over Joran Kweekel before Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty sailed past Ruben Jille-Ties van der Lecq in men's doubles.
Malvika Bansod ensured that India quickly recovers from the opening game reversal as she dished out a dominating 21-13 21-15 win over former world No. 20 Beatriz Corrales.
After the heartbreak of missing out on the Tokyo Olympics qualification, Saina Nehwal sets her sights on Paris 2024.
With their stars missing and senior players out of form, India cut a sorry figure at the Sudirman Cup mixed team championships in Vantaa, Finland.
P V Sindhu's, Saina Nehwal and men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy's absence was sorely noted and it hurt India's prospects in the tournament.
India’s shuttlers suffered a 1-4 loss to Thailand in their group A opener, jeopardising their chances of qualifying for the knockout stage of Sudirman Cup.
Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.PTI Photo
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