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Boonsak Ponsana บุญศักดิ์ พลสนะ

Discussion in 'Thailand Professional Players' started by labyrinthian, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. wilcan

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    i noticed it since master final this early year ;)
     
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    What happened to Boonsak, he seems to have disappeared.
    Is he injured or retired?
     
  4. LD rules!

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    He was injured, and had an operation which put him out of action for about 3 months, but he is back!:)
     
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    But in MAS OPEN, he suddenly withdraw from his match against kenichi tago.. Must be the side effect of the operation.
     
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    It's quite possible, that he was too far behind (he thought) to catch up, baring in mind his injury and didn't want to risk anything.
     
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    Where is Tanongsak these days? I am just asking since he was in the same national team (THA) with Boonsak Ponsana.
     
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    Boonsak may quit this year

    Friday, March 23, 2012 - Axiata Cup
    Thailand’s top singles shuttler is considering quitting the sport if after the London Olympics.

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    The former Thailand Open champion (left), has suffered with a nagging right ankle injury since last year and is still not at his best.

    He had surgery last year and since making a comeback, has suffered early round defeats at the Korea, Malaysia, German, All England and Swiss Opens this year.
    Currently in Malaysia for the inaugural Axiata Cup, the world’s biggest team championship which offers US$1 million in prize money, the soft spoken Boonsak said the pain in his ankle is something he has to live up for now.
    “It has been a horrible time and my comeback has not been too great,” admitted the 30-year-old. “It hurts when I move too fast or jump to smash.
    “I don’t know how long I can take it. I don’t want to simply quit the sport as my country needs me, but I also need to look after my body.”
    Currently ranked No. 26 in the world, has had expressed his desire to turn to coaching when he eventually hangs up his racquet.
    “I don’t know when that will be. Maybe after this year’s Olympics, or at the end of the year. Will I carry on after this? I don’t know.”
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    The former world No. 4 said the Axiata Cup, an Asean team event which features two singles and one doubles match per tie, will help generate interest in the sport while top guest players such as Mathias Boe and Marc Zwiebler, who are turning out for the Philippines will make the tournament an exciting one.

    “Our national players don’t have many chances to play top class tournaments and the Axiata Cup is a big boost for the team as we will get to match wits against some of the world’s best players,” said Boonsak.
    Among the players in the tournament are world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei, former world No. 1 in the men’s doubles Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong, former world and Olympic champions Taufik Hidayat, Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan.

    Courtesy of www.bwfbadminton.org
     
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    I had heard Boonsak is a scholar of the law.. Is it true?
     
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    My Little Princess Inthanon Ratchanok, go win the Thai Open GPG 2012 Final vs Saina Nehwal, you can do it !

    (sorry, I intended to post this in Inthanon's thread)
     
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    He has withdrewn from the wc :(
     
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    BP is a honest player - the best in Thailand's history- but lacks supreme speed to be the best.
    But obviously a gentleman - well educated and surely will be successful in what ever he does.
     
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    his speed and determination to continue the rally is great. furthermore his backhand eventhough its looks like complicated action, sometimes can be wildly advantegous
     
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    Boonsak was engaged his girlfreind this morning. (2/1/2015)

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    An old Interview with BP

    When did you start playing badminton?
    When I was 9 years old. At that age, I played with my parents for the purpose of exercise.

    Why did you choose badminton as your career?
    I tried many sports such as soccer and tennis but when I first tried out badminton, I liked it more than other sports.

    Is badminton popular in Thailand?
    No, but I think it is getting more and more popular nowadays.

    When did you first get to play for Thailand?
    When I was 16 years old, about 13 years ago.

    How many hours do you train a week?
    I train 6 days a week every mornings and afternoons. Each session is 3 hours.

    Who is your favourite badminton player?
    Peter Gade is my favourite player. But now, I think Lin Dan is really good. He is fast and strong.

    What badminton racket are you currently using?
    I am using Li Ning N-90 2.

    What string tension do you use for professional tournaments?
    32 lbs. This amount of string tension is recommended only for professional players.

    What do you think is the most difficult badminton skill to master?
    Good technique is very important in badminton. For example, Taufik has good footwork and handwork, and backhand.

    Power is less important compared to good footwork and handwork (badminton strokes).

    Even fitness is less important than good handwork. When you get tired in between badminton games, you will still be able to perform quality shots and make the shuttle difficult for your opponent.

    What do you think is the most important skills for beginners to learn first?
    Basic footwork is very important. If you can't reach the shuttle, there will be no point even if you can perform good badminton strokes.

    Besides, every basic badminton skill is important to master first.

    What is the most memorable moment in your badminton career?
    I have 2 of them. In 2004, I ended up fourth in the Olympic Games. The other one will be the 2007 Singapore Open, where I defeated Lin Dan in the finals and he was ranked world no.1 at that time.

    What else are you looking to achieve in badminton?
    I'm currently looking at winning the Olympic Games in 2012.

    At what age do you plan to retire?
    After the 2012 Olympic Games. However, I will need to keep my body fit now until the Olympic Games because my fitness level is not high.

    P.S. - i don't know the date for this interview.
     
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