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2014 Yonex JAPAN Open SS - Entry List & Draw

Discussion in 'Thailand / Japan Open 2014' started by CLELY, May 9, 2014.

  1. forest

    forest Regular Member

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    My personnal view, TBH/HTH and GVS/TWK pairs should be maintained. GVS/TBH may be a stronger pair, but if we stick to this pair, Malaysia will only have one strong pair. There is no clear winner in MD department now, Indonesia, Korea, China, Denmark, Japan, Malaysia pair are almost equal, even Taiwan, Russia and Germany pairs are coming out strongly. So it's better to have 2 strong pairs instead just one....
     
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    The MS upper half is deadly
     
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    I am looking forward to lee chong wei vs kazuteru kozai
     
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    Absolutely Ms upper half compared to lower is far more competitive n I wouldn't wonder of we see some upsets...
     
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    Lin dan in japan open

    interesting to see how he will play against chong wei

    because all of you know it..they will definitely meet
     
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    Lots of interesting matches tomorrow the best will be JOJ vs Kento....n misaki/hayakawa vs sudket/saralee
    Today's matches were quite expected...but imogen/Kristy's def were a bit unexpected..
     
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    wow, semifinal potential lindan vs chen long. ;) wow wow wow.. lol
     
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    Not too sure, Son Wan Ho will be a tough nut to crack for LD. Also there's the possibility of Jan O. Jorgensen beating him if he has a good day.
     
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    They will not meet in the final.
     
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    [video=youtube;niatq1fJsqc]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niatq1fJsqc[/video]
     
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    that will probably be one of the more "boring" games to watch, since LD is slowing down and CL's game has no "flair". they are very good players, but kinda dry to watch for me :(

    LD v LCW would be more interesting because they've gone head to head so many times, it would be more fun, better rivalry?
     
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    Couldn't agree more with you. Chen Long's playing style is so boring to watch (at least for me) and LD's not as fast and aggressive as he used to.

    If LD and LCW meet, it will be more exciting to watch for sure. But I have to say I didn't "like" the WC '13 final, either. When LCW meets CL or LD he doesn't play like against other opponents (all out attacking), which I would rather like to see. But the way he plays - patiently waiting for opportunities and hardly ever going for a power smash from the rear court - has brought him two recent victories over Chen Long (AE '14, India Open 2014) so I guess he is using the right strategy. :D
     

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