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London Grand Prix 2013

Discussion in 'Russia / London / Dutch Open 2013' started by LdonGrandPrx, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. tbgoh288

    tbgoh288 Regular Member

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    I think he is quite intelligent too. Has he graduated from Jia Tong University? Hope he has. With life after badminton assured with a degree he should be able to focus more on his game. I almost gave up on him when his performance was anything but inspiring the last 2 or 3 years when he was still studying.
     
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    Next, Tian HW together with Xue Song and Huang Yuxiang will proceed to the Dutch Open for MS (Deng Xuan and Hui Xirui for WS). The previous time, after that historic victory in the AUS GPG, THW actually flopped in the first round of the following back-to-back tournament, the NZ Open GP.

    Let's see if he can handle it better this time. Wonder when he'll play his next SS tournament after the last one, the CHN Masters.
     
  3. Justin L

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    Thanks for reminding me, I almost forgot he took a break to finish his studies, didn't know it was for a University degree. You mean Jiao Tong Univ in Shanghai or elsewhere (Xi'an, Beijing)? And I'm always heartened by his mum's sensible,wise and humble advice after he stunned Lee CW :" Just one match doesn't prove anything. Strive on with diligence".
     
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    Maybe he hasn't finished his studies yet, that's why he could play in the Universiade a couple months ago. It's just that he couldn't train full-time, esp just before and during the exams period.

    Anyway, if Tian Houwei is also an intelligent and thinking player, I bet he'll go far when he's fully into badminton. Of course, you don't need a University degree to be one.
     
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    As I expected, the GER Fuchs/Michels are the XD Champion, disposing of the Brits (English) Langridge/Olver.
     
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    Now for Marin to stamp her authority over Kirsty ? Maybe , maybe not.
     
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    We all know Marin, time to take notice of Kirsty Gilmour - just look at her jump-smash. Now she leads Marin 11-6 in G1.
     
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    Wow! I impress Gilmour ,she very fitter ,look her coach is chinese
     
  9. Justin L

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    When is BWF going to implement the Hawk-Eye linecall challenge system ? Suddenly no news of it.
     
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    Level now, Kirsty loses her lead finally.
     
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    Losing the last few crucial points and the set may cost Kirsty dearly. Who is her coach, she looks familiar?
     
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    Yvette Yun Luo is Kirsty gilmour's coach , new head coach of scotland.

    Marin is flying with points now.. Nobody can stop her from taking the title ..
     
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    Thanks for the info, you're well informed. Yeah, Yun Luo is a Chinese name - Penwinack could be right that she is a Chinese coach.
     
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    She is chinese she has been coach for Scotland for few years
     
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    Kirsty Gilmour is playing so well in G1 until the last few points, now in G2 she has lost the script.
     
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    Thanks for your confirmation. She speaks good English from what I've heard just now over the TV at the mid-game interval.
     
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    Yep, To be fair Marin still a wee bit out of touch for Kirsty at the moment, bearing in mind Marin has been doing better training going to Thailand to train and her exposure against the best in tournaments.
     
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    Kirsty's first appearance at the final of a Grand Prix event, she will learn and continue to improve; she has the potential.

    Congratulations to Marin. Her maiden GPG title ?
     
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    marin did it...she is amazingly level headed for her age as mentioned by anthony clark. almost the european equivalent of RI.
     
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    She has been coaching in English speaking countries for over 20 years (Australia, England, Scotland)
     

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