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All England Finalists

Discussion in 'Thomas Laybourn Forum' started by Cheung, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. Cheung

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    Today, I have seen an amazing mixed doubles match by a Danish pair. The lady was extremely good at reaching the shuttle. The man was very fast on to loose shots at the net.

    Thomas, can you tell us how they feel about reaching their first major international tournament final? :p
     
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    Yes, a briliant match against the winner of Singapore Open '04 :) But the show must go on, as Nathan and Gails have also showed that they are on-form too. What I can say is "G'luck to you, Thomas!"
     
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    After the Blair and Munt game people started to take notice of this unseeded pair.

    I like the fact that Thomas is both confident and emotional on the court, if he is pleased you know it if he is pissed off you know it. It's his pure sponteneousness, you can't beat it.

    The UK sports presenters are basically not giving you guys much hope because you are playing the English but I am in two minds about the game.

    You are capable of the win if you target their weakness' well, if Nathan loses concentration and breaks down and creeps into mistake mode and looks despondant you know you have affected them, but I do have to say Gail Emms is not the same one as in the Olympics, she is now a fully compatent all rounder - I have never seen her play that well from both the fore court and the back, she is not the same easy target she once was. In their semi Nathan was outgoing and briming with confidence, a changed projection of himself from previous competitions.

    I wish you the best of luck but whatever happens we will know if you are enjoying yourself or not, it's hard to miss.
     
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    It was also pointed out today on the TV coverage that you and Camilla both play mixed for the same club as Nathan and Gail in Denmark.

    Have you ever played or trained against them before, do you think it made any difference that you both play in the same club?
     
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    hi thomas,

    wow. i do think the both of you played awesomely in yesterday's finals. :) bet you and kamilla were all nervous huh? :rolleyes: :p the pair of you put up such a great fight! if anything, call it a promise of better things from this partnership in future:) .. just gotta work on some aspects of your playing though :p
     
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    So close Thomas! Get em next year!
     
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    There is always next year, Thomas. Make it double, then! :)
     
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    Congratulations Thomas!!! :D
    What a great result!!! :D
    How did it feel to reach the All England final when no one was expecting you?? :cool:
     
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    A fantastic achievement, Thomas and Kamilla!

    Do tell us more about it when you have time!

    :D
     
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    I just have to say this. Both of you are a great player!!!! Hope you can be champion in the next World Championship. GO GO GO GO GO.
     
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    Congratulations!

    Hi Thomas,
    Congrats for winning the major. By the way, How much is your racquet and where is it made from? How long has Tactic been in the market?
    thanks.
     
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    It is tactic I believe, at least he was wearing a tactic shirt at the AE.

    Must be his new sponsors since Gosen are no more?

    Well done in reaching the final, you are very quick and agile!
     
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    I believe wrong! :p
    I saw some pictures with a T on the strings..very misleading as the two are very similar.
    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19373

    Congratulations and commiserations at the same time Thomas and Kamilla! I like your watching your style :)
     
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    :eek: they even copied the jersey

    Anyway back to topic:
    TL your dives were brilliant! I stayed up till about 2am for you game! Sure was entertaining!
     
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    Racquet made from which country.

    Hi Thomas,

    Which country is your racquet from? China? Taiwan? Malaysia?
    tks.
     
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    Tangkis, you must have been mistaken. Although Thomas did not win the AE XD, he was a deserving finalist. How many times do you find unseeded players reaching the finals? Great attempt and better luck next time! :)
     
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    GO THOMAS!!!
     

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