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Thread: JJS/LYD - Road to the WR #1
08-16-2009, 11:19 PM #494
08-16-2009, 11:26 PM #495
So, despite their DOMINANCE (based on the head-to-head stats), the KOR pair is still mentally weaker? That just doesn't sound right eh?
Which is why I am saying that it's almost UNTHINKABLE for the KOR pair NOT TO WIN this year's WC, based on our resident KOR fan's infamous "head-to-head" theory, which leads to the DOMINANCE thingy.
But the UNTHINKABLE just did happen yesterday....and that too after the KOR pair wasted several valuable match pts!
08-17-2009, 12:24 AM #496
08-17-2009, 01:09 AM #497
yeah it was such a pity for them! lets hope that they will bounce back again next year to win d world championships again!
08-17-2009, 01:56 AM #498
It went down a bit to luck indeed. Definitely the most exciting set in WC QF - Final (and perhaps the best in the whole WC2009). Fantastic display from both sides.
08-17-2009, 01:59 AM #499
08-17-2009, 02:04 AM #500
This is what I wrote in the poll section of WC2009 of this forum.
As I predicted, they again showed they seemed quite pressured by the big name of the title.
But more than that, their plays in this WC were not their best or rather poor to my view:
1. They barely beat KKK/TBH.
2. They, LYD as well as JJS, made a lot of unforced errors.
Especially, in 2, JJS did some critical mistakes by his usual "loose returns" that were immediately attacked at the net and showed lack of focus at the final stage.
With a minor comment, their special coach HTK should have been there to inspire them more strongly. (On the contray, CHN was supported by JJ and LYB.)
Overall, 28-26 in the rubber set was awesome!
Great work with the Silver Medals again in two consecutive WCs.
Last edited by narnia; 08-17-2009 at 02:06 AM.
08-17-2009, 03:06 AM #501
08-17-2009, 03:07 AM #502
By the way, where's HTK yesterday? He didn't made it to Hyderabad together with the korean md team? is he just a part time coach or what?
09-02-2009, 02:57 AM #503
Now, Coming Up!
The No. 1 will be changed after 2009 China Masters.
09-03-2009, 02:31 AM #504
wow, it looks like u are so confident that your mighty korean pair will take back the wr1 spot after the china masters. why are u so sure?
i'm hoping for upsets
09-03-2009, 11:13 AM #505
we'll shall see if Lee YD/ Jung J S will reclaim the no.1 spot..
09-03-2009, 11:56 AM #506
i rather owns some major titles than being bwf's #1 ranking
09-03-2009, 03:15 PM #507
I'm happy enough to see 3 INA pairs in top 10.
Uh, where are other KOR pairs, if I may ask?
Depending too much on the World Dominator?
09-05-2009, 12:09 AM #508
But unfortunately, the KOR duo will not participate in the upcoming China Masters due to the treatment of LYD's arm. So, it will be postponed to Japan Open.
09-05-2009, 12:15 AM #509
On the ranking table, the players with point below 50,000 cannot be comparable with the upper-ranked players. The lower-ranked players are just minors in skills and confidence. They may need more experiences but I'm not sure if they can make it in the future. Actually, I have not been impressed by the lower-ranked two INA teams. I viewed many available matches of them but can't find any edges or something of the top players; they need more focus, consistency, and sensitive control at the net not just hustle speed or jump smashes. (Esp. Hendra Gunawan is good but can't believe why he was so unstable in the Taipei Final in XD. I saw the match and sure Vita and he were superior to their INA opponents. He needs some mental training.)
Last edited by narnia; 09-05-2009 at 12:22 AM.
09-05-2009, 05:46 AM #510
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