Carolina Marin: Spain

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  1. Curvy

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    The world needs a player like her who can mix it up and upp the ante. How many female players have we seen in the history of the sport that can play as gutsy and aggressive like a matador? Itz a pity that her on court antics have limited her legendary status. She is actually a legend imo after winning the majors especially in relatively badminton shy Spain.
     
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    Marin is reported to be not anxious to play at the Basel WC out of concerns for her health and is considering making a comeback in September as reported here http://sports.sina.com.cn/others/badmin/2019-07-24/doc-ihytcitm4226280.shtml

    She said her goal is the Tokyo Olympics, that's why she is thinking of not taking any risk playing the world championships, if she takes part she will go all out, if not, she will use the September world tour series to make a comeback.

    (Let's wait and see if she'll play at the Basel WC).
     
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    entry deadline is jul 23rd. So play or not, she must already decided?

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  4. Cheung

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    9 months after surgery is about right. She definitely can’t play in world championships. It would risk another rupture.

    But then it takes time to get back into the match mind, adjusting to conditions, building your physique to cope with demands of competition.

    The Olympics are 3months too soon.
     
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    she'll be back at vietnam open
     
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    Olympic channel's Recent interview of my queen Carol about her injury and she also expresses how happy she is that her friend is the new Champion

    https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/video/detail/exclusive-carolina-marin-announces-comeback-date/

    This is the reason I couldnt resist having JointFav so not one I got 2 Queens.

    Just a little wait more and as soon as SYQ destroys Momota at OG and WC and FukuRota destroy the Defending Champs...My Whole fav collection will be WORLD CHAMPs...Yasss !!
     
  7. vozer here

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    First match after almost 8 months, losing to 55 rank player from Thailand in Vietnam. First game, CM was leading 15-7 before losing 22-24. Second game, CM was leading 18-14, then losing 20-22. The real tests will begin in China and Korea when facing NO and CYF in first round respectively.
     
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    What, she went from dzs to nf700 which is head light 4U. Would've made more sense to go to nf800 3U...
     
  10. s_mair

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    I think we can safely assume that Yonex is offering a 3U version for their sponsored pros, just like they did in the past with the Flashboosts... ;)
     
  11. Vivek Bagadhi

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    And more evidently like how Yonex is giving the AX99 of two different BP to the pros and customers.

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    Ax99 bp drop makes no sense to me. Look at how popular zf2 is and it's by far the most unforgiving racquet to use. There was no need to drop the bp of ax99s.
     
  13. Vivek Bagadhi

    Vivek Bagadhi Regular Member

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    Well it does show us the possibility of 3U or heck even a 2U NF700

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    I think you're missing the point. It's a fact that manufacturers offer their pros rackets in different weight classes than what is offered to the consumer. I remember seeing an ArcFB for sale (in here or ebay, I can't recall) that was owned and played by Ratchanok Intanon back in the days and it was clearly marked as a 3U. Same goes for Victor with the player coded JS10 in the early days - they came in 3U when the public still got 4U/5U only.
     
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    Yeah I know. I just couldn't help but comment on the bp drop thing for consumers.
     
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    Is she really 100% healthy and is she coming back too soon? I would have thought her doctors would have told her when it's appropriate for her to return because you don't want to reinjure the same muscle. But if her doctors gave her the green light to come back and play on the pro circuit, then I guess that means she is 100% healthy.

    I don't expect her to win the next two SS. It will probably take her time to get back to her top form. I would give her another few months before she find her form and is able to play at the same level she did before. It's not worth it either for her to go all out in the next two SS because I would think she needs to take it easy on her muscle.

    Having said that, who knows if she can play at the same level again. In most cases, players are not the same after an injury. Jan O' Jorgensen was never able to play at the level he did after he came back from his injury. Viktor Axelsen also has not been able to play at his peak level after returning from his injury. And the same with Li Xuerei after she came back from her injury.
     
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    I don't think there's such a thing as 100% coming back from ACL. Like you said, most athletes will never get back to the same level as they were before the injury.
     
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    I feel she should have gone for the smaller regional tournaments to "easy" her way in and have a feel of the knee....
    maybe i am wrong, her doctor would be the best advisor.
    Anyway, I have seen young boys down with ACL, and the 1st tournament was the toughest, i saw the physio, coaches, and medic all just next to the court.....ready to intervene if they sense anything...
    after that 1st few tournaments, i am sure she will get the hang of things and she will be back. Also surprise that she is not wearing a knee guard...
    Anyway, this type of injury is not easy to come back....if she can get back to the top 10, i personally feel is an achievement for a sportsman!
    and if she can win a medal in Tokyo, i salute!!
     
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    beat Okuhara...wow! congrats!!
    she is back!
    when LXR came back she was wearing a brace, I didn't see Marin wearing a brace in Vietnam Open...mentally stronger maybe.
    good luck and good to see her back...
     

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