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Thread: Sudirman Cup 2009 Day 5: May 14
05-13-2009, 02:17 PM #1
Sudirman Cup 2009 Day 5: May 14
Sudirman Cup 2009 Day 5: May 14
Yesterday, Day 4, Wednesday 13-May-2009, was rather a quiet day.
But there were some unexpected results. Congratulations to these happy winners:
* Germany defeating France, 5-0
* Singapore defeating the Netherlands 4-1
* Portugal defeating Lithuania 3-2
Today, Day 5, there will be some great matches to follow: click here
The stronger nations, China, Denmark, Indonesia and Malaysia, will all be on show.
Also, Play Offs will be commencing in Group 3. India will certainly be expected to top this group.
05-13-2009, 02:22 PM #2
..will erupt by around 2 or 3 am PDT(5 or 6 pm MAS/INA time) in the wee hours of the morning..Too bad those 2 ties won't be played in the earlier afternoon session..
05-13-2009, 02:36 PM #3
05-13-2009, 02:54 PM #4
I won't be surprised..
..to see the INA squad empty their benches and play their younger players, knowing well they've secured a SF berth..
On the other hand, both DEN and MAS would want to play their top players in order to clinch a SF appearance..Literally, all five events could go either way and depending on the order of play, it could be decided by the last match..
Prepare the fireworks!!..
05-13-2009, 03:29 PM #5
INA vs CHINA = exhibition Match
05-13-2009, 04:10 PM #6
05-13-2009, 04:36 PM #7
well,looking forward the heavy weight match up
we will rock this thread
05-13-2009, 04:55 PM #8
oh boy. 4am PDT. do i really need to be at work tomorrow?
05-13-2009, 05:01 PM #9
Malaysia-Denmark will be the one to watch. Its like do or die matches.
And Indonesia-China will be more relax.
05-13-2009, 08:19 PM #10
Its depends on if Tine could make it or not.........If Tine could not make it to GZ.....MAS have better chance to qualified to SF..cause mas MD and WD are not themselves in this tournament...........other wise...!!.....
As for the Migraine of PG.......It will make PG stronger and more determine to win against LCW....
05-13-2009, 08:36 PM #11
As Chris mentioned, INA vs CHN will be an exhibition match (from INA's perspective). The strategy is to play all the remaining players brought to Guangzhou and thereby allowing them to earn valuable ranking pts for seeding purposes at the WC despite losing (esp for Rian/Yoke and Devin/Lita).
MD: Hendra Setiawan/Mohd Ahsan or Rian Sukmawan/Yonathan Suryatama Dasuki vs Fu Haifeng/Cai Yun -- this will be an interesting spectable if Hendra/Ahsan are fielded.
WS: Adriyanti Firdasari vs any player CHN field.
MS: Simon Santoso vs Chen Jin or Bao Chunlai
WD: Nitya Krishinda/Greysia Polii vs Du Jing/Yu Yang
XD: Devin Lahardi/Lita Nurlita vs Zheng Bo/Ma Jin or Xie Zhongbo/Zhang Yawen
Except for the first match, all the other ties should be won by CHN.
Last edited by badMania; 05-13-2009 at 08:38 PM.
05-13-2009, 08:44 PM #12
05-13-2009, 08:53 PM #13
Knowing that INA won't be at their full force, CHN might as well rested their top guns too tonight.
BTW, Luis Pongoh did mentioned they will fielded their strongest line-ups and try to beat China to top the group and avoids KOREA in SF
05-13-2009, 09:19 PM #14
2009 Sudirman Cup: CHN has great confidence to defeat MAS or DEN at the SF
Last edited by chris-ccc; 05-13-2009 at 09:29 PM.
05-13-2009, 09:51 PM #15
(thats it, I've been reading too many reformasi papers )
05-13-2009, 10:18 PM #16
With WD playing just before XD, dont they'll field WPT. And MD as usual as 3rd match, too tiring also for KKK.
Unless they change the order with MD playing 1st, then KKK/NHL will be the combo for XD. If not, it'll have to be Fairuz/NHL.
05-13-2009, 11:11 PM #17
MAS vs DEN
These players will win it for Malaysia today:
3. EE Hui/WPT
I may be wrong but I am almost always right.
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