Can Taufik win the AE MS title this time?

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  1. cooler

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    badminton in 100+ years and TH is re-inventing badminton stroke and grips? WOW, he grew a 6th finger?
     
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    My teammate had a 6th finger on each hand, didn't deviate too far from the norms of today though
     
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    Taufik's hand has eye.. So it know where to put the shuttle. Hehe..
     
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    Yes, if the AE crowd supports him all the way like the FO08 crowd.But of course,the AE crowd's the most boring( or most 'civilised') of all ,so no,even if TH packs in an eighth trick.
    Plus LD's draw is so easy he can play at 50% of his level and win the title.Tonight Super Dan only has to play at 10% of his level to beat AS.Even the organisers are merciful.Scheduling the match till the last to give AS maximum rest and recovery so there is some badminton in the match.
    TH can wait for next year.That's when the daughter's old enough to ask him why he's been losing to LD since AG and what's he gonna do about it so she can be proud of his badminton.They say child(esp daughter) pressure is the biggest motivator.
     
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    all the best to him too in this AE;)
     
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    TH....is a independent Pro now........his mind is free........less pressure........plus intensive training ....and daughter as his motivator.... I think....LD, PG and LCW shd beware of him...........TH is dangerous.....
     
  7. cooler

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    i guess u haven't worked as an independent contractor before.
     
  8. Smichz

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    Well,he would end his career by winning this AE if he wants to be the greatest shuttler in the history,by winning all the major titles.ASIA GAMES 2 times,Olympic,World championship.AE title,must win..
     
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    well...u cant say so...he is very good...if hyh in china/ina/korea/denmark/mas...he will surely a world top ten....;)...maybe he can train with nguyen tien minh and others.......
     
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    HYH ( not madbad's HYH) hehe.......is improving with CH's help.....;)
     
  11. Dr. Evil

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    So what do you guys think after his match with HYH. Was he holding back or training not up to par yet. I mean on one end, it took Taufik 3 game to beat a "not exactly top player" but at the same time he point just took off at the last leg of game 3.
     
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    Taufik seemed quite distracted during the match. He was watching the INA doubles beside him more than he was paying attention to the match.

    On his performance in the match:
    Lifted to middle court far too often. This was pretty much the only way HYH was getting points; that, and Taufik messing up net shots. He also was returning it almost solely to his opponent's forehand.
    I'm sure Taufik had some logic behind what he was doing, but it wasn't working as well as it should have been..
    Still, I'm happy that he won and I'll be back cheering him on tomorrow.
     
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    Eerrmm.."The greatest shuttler in the history"??..

    If Taufik wins the AE this yr, and that is a big IF, he would be one of the greatest shuttlers in badminton history, perhaps just in the Singles category??. I'm sure you know who else has won, basically, all the "major"/prestigious badminton Singles titles (that player even won 2 WC titles).;)
     
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    no one can surpass th as two time winner in ag....8 years...the best in asia...that his/her meaning...see and read again....the original post....;)
     
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    Define all please. And winning back to back Asian Games is far harder than the current annual WC.
     
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    ^^Acknowledged..^^

    ..however, the prestige of the Asian Games titles is often times debated/argued (main reason is it only involves Asian players; just like the opposite Commonwealth Games); also, it hasn't been a IBF/BWF sanctioned-event..

    OTOH, the other 3 "major" titles are no doubt prestigious.:cool:
    WC probably ranks last in the "top 3" list as yes, it has gone to an annual event.
     
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    erm...anyone know...who th beat in 2002 ag final????
     
  18. Dr. Evil

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    If it weren't prestigious, Lindan wouldn't have moan and groan after his defeat to Taufik. Limsy, what I heard was Taufik beat Lee Hyun Ill in a very bias line call game for the 2002 AG title. The match was played in Korea of course.
     
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    Off topic-The Asian Games' prestige..

    ..it has been discussed, debated nearly to death in other threads. Please do a search on them or if possible, wait for others to chime in.:cool:
    Again, i've stated the 2 main reasons of the main point of contention, above.
     
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    if u cant get the grapes...sure u wont say it is sweet...;)....clear???

    i see...wait...lhi is not in top ten at the end of 2002...wr 13...:rolleyes:...anyway...th deserve his title wether he beaT LHI OR LD IN AG FINAL...
     

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