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Lin Dan paid Chong Wei a visit in the changing room...

Discussion in 'Hong Kong Open / China Open 2011' started by xymaerts, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. visor

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    True too. LCW is the only non CHN player that he can communicate with; and apparently when asked by reporters what they talk about on the podiums that they've been sharing for the past many years, their reply is that they always talk about cars. :p
     
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    I hope they are also talking about playing doubles together after the Olympics. LD cover the left side and LCW cover the right side!
     
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    ' 无敌最寂寞 '

    He needs him.
     
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    LD is a student of "the art of war by Sun Tzu". Keep your friends close your enemies closer.
     
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    This we should tell LCW. :D:D:D
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    doubt if LD paid this visit if he would lose the match..
     
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    I think this shows LCWs humbleness, which I admire very much, I am not sure LD would have paid him a visit to chat, if LD had lost the match, or would appreciate a friendly visit by LCW after a loss!!

    Though I can't shake the feeling that he just wants to rub it in..But I hope I am wrong, that he just wants to make a nice gesture.

    I agree with other posters that these two probably have great mutual respect and can even become great friends.. They are the two giants and face eachother much more frequently than any other players and on top of that both speak chineese which probably helps alot :-D
    /T
     
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    good english my friend
     
  9. chris-ccc

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    Let opponents be friendly after their matches are over

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    From what I see at tournaments, many opponents would not like to visit or talk to one another before they play against each other. They wish to concentrate in their task of defeating each other.

    However, after their matches are over, many opponents do mix with and talk to each other. They are much relaxed and they will show their friendliness.

    If I were BWF, I would organise a party for all players participating in the tournament after the Finals (on the night of Finals Day).

    I know that BWF organise such a party for the participants only for the SS Finals Tournament at the end of the year. IMHO, BWF should organise such a party for every tournament (to get all players to celebrate together after the tournament is over).
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    Maybe all hosts/organisers could take a cue from this year's Indonesia Open PSS, where the international players and others were invited to participate and interact in social/cultural events that had been specially arranged. Plus of course, the parties! :D IMO, the carnival atmosphere contributed a lot to making it the outstanding success it was. And the players thoroughly enjoyed themselves. A total win-win-win-win situation...
     
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    ...and all along I thought those words were immortalized by Don Corleone... :D
     
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    .............. sorry, wrong thread...
     
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    Chris, parties go for it...one question though, who gonna pay? Or is it potluck, coupon thingie or bring your own food and booze:D:p
     
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    Whatever that is in the court stays in the court.
     
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    Come to think of it. Is this visit a premediated move? Why was there someone to snap photos? Reporters or LD's men?
     
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    You missed reading Post #1;

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    I believe the pic in the MAS paper was provided by LCW's manager who was present at the time.
     
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    You mean females are allowed into male changing rooms in China?!
    Along with cameras too!?
    :eek: :p
     
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    :D:D:D The tournament organisers probably didn't know what's happening in their changing rooms.
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    Why should LCW feel obliged to reciprocate? It s difficult to tell LD s motive. On the surface, it all looks nice, with gestures to make LCW feel great. Could be also a mask to check out the effect of defeat on LCW. LCW s body language indicated he won t be fooled and is not that keen to take friendship that much further. If you want to judge a person s character, one way is to see how he treats people not quite on par with them. Maybe you should check out how LD regards HKG MS.
     

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