Majestic Du/ Magnificent Li - The cure to China's WD ache (Du Yue 杜玥 / Li Yinhui 李茵晖 )

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  1. Nine Tailed Fox

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    What a display of dominance by Du Yue/ Li Yinhui in 2019 German Open.

    Their style cover each other's weaknesses so well while complementing other one's strengths.

    Two Cheers from this side!
     
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    Yes, well played to the duo though the Japanese girls made quite a few unforced errors.
     
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    The thread title is so stunning :D
    China is struggling to seek right medicine for their poor WD performance.
     
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    While it's heartening to see Du/Li beating, in a row, the INA WD pair Rahayu/Polii, then JPN WD Fukushima/Hirota (WR1) and finally, the JPN WD Misaki/Ayaka (WR2 and OG champ) for the GER Open title, an exceptional performance, no doubt, however, I honestly and realistically can't say CHN WD is out of the woods yet, still too early to say.

    At most, I'm pleased and ready to admit that a good start with such a rousing victory is half the battle won and look forward to seeing a couple more such convincing breakthroughs by this and, hopefully, one or two other CHN WD pairs, for, indeed, that is what is really needed, nothing less, when they are up against the breadth and depth of the JPN WD domination, not forgetting there are also the rising KOR and INA WDs as well as some European pairs.

    Let time tell.
     
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    If they can do that at the AE, it might actually be worth taking notice.

    Otherwise, who knows how much the other teams were holding back for next week.
     
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    Why can't Magnificent Li be magnificent when she played XD with Zhang Nan, I wonder.:cool:

    CHN WD has the reputation of being spectacular in one tournament and not so in the next few. We'll see how they do from now on.
    Chen/Jia don't seem to be doing well most of the time either.
     
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    And the “magnificent pair” are booted from AE by...the Stoeva sisters.

    So much for the new hope of CHN WD...
     
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    Stovea Sisters saw this thread, googled their opponent names and saw all their tactics on youtube.
    Blame me for this defeat.
     
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    Perhaps, the defeat to Stoeva sisters has more to do largely with Du Yue being overstretched and overworked doing double duty these two weeks.

    Not sure, which discipline Du Yue will concentrate on when the OG cycle starts, XD with He Jiting or WD with li Yinhui ? I won't be surprised if she's asked to devote herself to WD where Team China is in dire need of reinforcements as XD already has two outstanding top pairs.
     
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    Probably the best in terms of racket skills among all the Chinese WD player. just need more power and consistency.

    Great to watch. They anticipate and control very well. Almost better than the Japanese.
     
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    They make me love WD.
     
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    too bad not enough fire and defense power against the very strong Chen Qingchen / Jia Yifan.
     
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    Du Yue would do well to concentrate on WD with Li Yinhui if they are to have a realistic chance of qualifying for Tokyo 2020 and medal which means Du Yue had better give up on XD with He Jiting for obvious reasons, not only because of Zhang Jun's order of no double duty but also it'd be unfair to both her WD and XD partners as it's very difficult nowadays to perform equally well in two disciplines.

    Besides, CHN XD is already strongly served by their two dominant pairs whereas CHN WD is quite an open field without any sure-fire bet. So, it's a no-brainer which option Du Yue should focus on. At the moment, these three CHN WD pairs, namely, Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan, Du Yue/Li Yinhui and Li Wenmei/Zheng Yu are in the running for the two OG spots whilst Dong Wenjing/Feng Xueying have at most an outside chance of overtaking any of the three aforementioned pairs.

    All the best to Du Yue/Li Yinhui. JiaYou !
     

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