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2011 HK Open picture thread

Discussion in 'Hong Kong Open / China Open 2011' started by Cheung, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. Cheung

    Cheung Moderator

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    Notice how Wang Xin is not intimidated by her opponent. This sort of action we see more from the Danes. The umpire didn't see anything wrong

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    Just a few of the ladies doubles...well, can't have everything so exciting in one day.

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    OK, no dancing during this particular interlude but the volunteer medical staff get a note of appreciation

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  2. Cheung

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    Sorry, missed out on the "very exciting" men's singles...:roll eyes:
    Oh dear, forgot to take a picture of Lin Dan.

    Chen Jin is obviously confused why team orders are not being followed...

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    On to men's doubles: eagerly anticipated by all. No 1 vs No 2 in the world.

    Action is what we want - action is what we get!!

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    Jung giving all he has

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    Ohh, Lee Yong Dae...!!!:(

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    Line judge doesn't want to be left out of the action

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    The battle continues

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    Cai Yun plays a "fake" - a dropshot but it didn't win the point..

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    Wow, he does hit it hard

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    And breaks the string...he throws his racquet in disgust

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    Let's get a better look at the racquet - poor stringing job or mishit by the player?
    It's broken in two places..

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    Pressured in defense - the play was so fast.

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    Jung is still going

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    And the Korean coach is really into it now

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    Near the end and Fu Hai Feng shows the tension

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    OK, we have an intermission here because I have more photos which I realized I just missed out on!!!!
     
    #122 Cheung, Nov 22, 2011
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  3. Cheung

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    End of 2nd game.

    Change of clothes for the Koreans to the delight of some fans

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    Still going at a frentic pace

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    Fu Hai Feng shows us he's not all power with a steep half-strength smash

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    Cai Yun is unhappy with the service judge

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    And Fu Hai Feng has to get involved as well

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    It's just so tense out there

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    but this dive by Jung doesn't work out

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    Cai Yun and Fu Hai Feng level out the scores

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    And take the match....

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    Let's quickly switch to Fu Hai Feng

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    Some people are very happy

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    And Lee Yong Dae is very disappointed

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    The smiles continue

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    but no smiling in the interview....

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    Jung Jae Sung and Lee Yong Dae showing how polite they are even in defeat. They would have been the crowd favourites against any other non-chinese pair.

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    Krisna and Hauge, please note - Djarum girls have some competition as well:)

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    better late than never.

    thank you for those who posted the photos.
     
  5. Cheung

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    Found out that the lights actually came from Guangzhou. It's the same lighting that was used in the Asian Games. Probably the positioning is different compared to Asian Games.

    The lights were turned down in intensity after a couple of days.
     
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    Thanks Cheung for the nice photos and the descriptions of the MDF. It was a heart-stopping match!
     
  7. AChan

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    Some more photos from final
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    AChan, those are incredible shots. the timing for the expression are impeccible.

    AChan actually went through a LOT of trouble getting us those photos. the flash card that held those shots was corrupted and she went through a few different methods to recover the files. at the end having to get it done by a store professionally.

    so please be grateful that we get to enjoy the photos.
     
  9. jyeung

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    No wonder it took her so long to upload the final batch! I kept waiting for AChan's posting, thinking she had to be too busy. I always enjoy the perspective of her shots! Together with Cheung's and kylee's postings, they have been a perfect combination of quality coverage of the HKO! Thank you AChan, Cheung, and kylee!

    Now give those knees a well deserved rest, must have been sore from the prolong squadding and kneeling!
     
  10. pcll99

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    Cheung, how do I get a pass as a photographer in HK Open??
     

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