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2014 Li Ning BWF Thomas & Uber Cups : Day 3 - Group Stage (20th May 2014)

Discussion in 'Thomas Cup / Uber Cup 2014' started by CLELY, May 19, 2014.

  1. otidh

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    Wow, France is through to the quarter-finals at their first ever appearance in the Thomas Cup Finals!
     
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    France into the QF. Congratulations!
     
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    It's unfortunate. I could not watch the last WD match.
     
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    Now for the battle of the two LINs.
     
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    I dont think saina/sindhu scratch doubles pair will win the match.
     
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    Lin Dan playing like what Chen Long sometimes do, at a controlled,leisurely pace with no sense of urgency. Time to get serious, there's a job to be done.
     
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    The other Lin is leading right now...LOL
     
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    Perhaps LD read my above post and decided to step up a notch :p
     
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    Or not, as LD loses the first game...
     
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    Lin Dan must constantly remind himself that he is the player everyone wants to beat and they will go all out against him with nothing to lose, so he cannot afford to relax from the get-go.
     
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    After a bit of a scare, the real Lin gets his act together to even things up in G2. He had better be on his toes in the decider.
     
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    Perhaps CHN should let Tian Houwei have another go since he's so eager to play and prove himself, instead of LD in this match.
     
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    saina and pv did well in 2nd set but stumbled at the end of the decider...well they couldn't win but atleast played better thans siki and pradanya....no wonder if they play again
     
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    but whats wrong with the THA coaches why cant they stick to one pair for the WD1...
     
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    I'd be surprised if what Liu Kai (to a lesser extent) and Sho Sasaki did to Lin Dan recently at the BAC is lost on him, this is the 3rd time somebody unexpectedly has him on the ropes before he pulled himself together and escaped. It's better that LD got a fright early on in the group stage when CHN is under no threat of elimination than for him to be rudely awakened, worse still shocked, from the QF stage onward in a crucial match.
     
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    WTF! Saina-Sindhu played doubles!! From the score it seems like they almost snatched the win! Why the hell did I miss that! I could have sacrificed everything to watch them play .
     
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    Wow... Once Bella lost once to the Singapore today. She is off the team vs. Korea. Maria Febe Kusumastuti now is WS2 vs. BAE Yong-Jun. Regardless, logically I think only Firdasari still has a chance. If both INA WDs are on fire, INA can top the Koreans.
     
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    They did win but definitely not in form. The amount of unforced errors made by Jwala & Ashwini was just too many. They would have lost if they played against a team with better defense. Another thing to note is Jwala movement is very sluggish.
     

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