Singapore Open 2006: Day 1 (07/06)

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  1. badMania

    badMania Regular Member

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    Here's some interesting matches for tomorrow. I might show up at the Indoor Stadium after I am done with my work.

    MEN'S SINGLES (starting at 11:20am) -- quite a number of good matches in store for the opening round tomorrow morning.

    Sho Sasaki vs Roman Spitko -- a tough match for both players.

    Chen Yu vs Tommy Sugiarto -- a good experience for Tommy to play against an upcoming Chinese player. It will be a huge upset if Tommy can beat Chen Yu.

    Kuan Beng Hong vs Ronald Susilo (MATCH OF THE ROUND) -- Ronald's comeback match in his home grand prix and its against Kuan, whose confidence must be at the lowest level. I think Ronald can win.

    Przemyslaw Wacha vs Nguyen Tien Minh -- despite being seeded 14th, I think the Polish will lose to the fast-improving Tien-Minh.

    Chin Sheng-Ming vs Kendrick Lee Yen Hui -- another local favorite..and I believe Kendrick should not have a problem.

    Markus Wijanu vs Law Yew Thien -- this will be the Indonesian's last grand prix after it has been confirmed that he will be leaving the Pelatnas. Can he win tomorrow?

    Simon Santoso vs Kasper Oedum -- another candidate for match of the round. I believe Simon should not have a problem. His confidence is pretty high right now after nearly beating Bao Chunlai last Friday.

    Qiu Yanbo vs Mohd Hafiz Hashim -- Qiu was extremely lucky to be in the semi-final of the Indonesia Open last week. It will be a disaster if Hafiz lost to him in the first round tomorrow.

    MEN'S DOUBLES (starting from 6:40pm -- I might watch these matches)
    Jens Eriksen/Martin Lundgaard Hansen vs Tan Bin Shen/Ong Soon Hock -- it has been a long time since the young Malaysian pair plays. The Danes should be too strong for them.

    Hwang Ji Man/Jung Tae Kuk vs Rian Sukmawan/Eng Hian (MATCH OF THE ROUND) -- the Indonesian pair yet again face tough opponents in their first match. I think the young Korean pair will win.

    Zheng Bo/Gong Weijie vs Keita Masuda/Tadashi Ohtsuka -- the Chinese pair to prevail.

    Hendry Saputra Kurnaiwan/Hendra Wijaya vs Markis Kido/Hendra Setiawan -- the young Indonesian pair should not have a problem.

    WOMEN'S DOUBLES (starting from 4:40pm)
    Chien Yu-Chin/Cheng Wen-Hsing vs Jiang Yanmei/Li Yujia (MATCH OF THE ROUND) -- the Chinese Taipei pair to win!

    Hwang Yu Mi/Kim Min Jung vs Saina Nehwal/Ruth Misha

    Shinta Mulya Sari/Vanessa Neo Yu Yan vs Wong Pei-Tty/Chin Ee Hui

    Fu Mingtian/Yao Lei vs Paula Chan/Therine Thristie Chan -- Fu/Yao might possibly be Singapore's only WD representative in Round 1/16 on Thursday.

    MIXED DOUBLES (starting from 9am)
    Zheng Bo/Zhao Tingting vs Anggun Nugroho/Vita Marissa -- if the match still proceeds, the Chinese pair should win.

    Tri Kusharyanto/Minarti Timur vs Hendry Saputra Kurniawan/Li Yujia -- surprisingly, its the veteran's 3rd tournaments in a row. Can they create another upset?

    Hendra Wijaya/Frances Liu Fan vs Peter Steffensen/Lenna Frier Kristensen

    Koo Kien Keat/Wong Pei-Tty vs Anthony Clark/Donna Kellogg (MATCH OF THE ROUND) -- I have a feeling the Malaysian pair will win tomorrow despite their long absence.

    Robert Mateusiak/Nadiezda Kostiuczyk vs Tsai Chia-Hsin/Cheng Wen-Hsing

    Hwang Ji Man/Kim Min Jung vs Thomas Laybourn/Kamilla Rytter-Juhl
     
  2. Loh

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    So have you decided to spend some morning time to watch the proceedings?
    Anyway, I aim to be there, Taufik or no Taufik! Well ants will at least be some consolation. Hope storkbill will bring his 'weapons' for the kill. What about Sealman, Terry, Netasia et all? :D
     
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    Aviva Open Singapore 2006 Results/Scores

    Well I must say I can't complain about Aviva's website. Even the Qualifying rounds are shown in great detail and the results updated quite quickly, except for the final three matches, which have now been released.

    I certainly hope there will not be any hitches, especially for the live scores, so that our friends from all over the world in different time zones, will be able to enjoy the proceedings together with us.

    If you have any suggestions on improving the website, etc, please let us know so that we may convey to the organizers. :p
     
  4. badMania

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    NO...I will only be free after 3-4pm. So, I might come by in the late noon.
     
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    Chen Yu should not be called "upcoming". I think he is older than LD, BCL, CJ, but a little bit younger than CH. He does not have much time left to prove himself.

     
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    haizz...really unlucky for Tan/Ong.....:eek:
     
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    badMania, Loh and others, please update/or confirm if Taufik will play or not...:rolleyes:
     
  8. *~Taufik~*

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    wow.. are those upsets or wat??? :eek:

    KKK/Wong vs. Anthony Clark/Kellogg Donna 18-21 12-21
    Tri KUSHARJANTO/Minarti TIMUR vs. Li Yujia/Hendri Saputra 21-18 21-18
     
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    According to Jawapos, Taufik, Simon, and Tommy will play in SO. Only Sony and MArcus will not play.. due to injury.


     
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    According to the Star (Malaysia), he has gone back to Jakarta.
     
  11. madbad

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    Is there a INA walkover epidemic?
    Taufik w/o
    Sony w/o
    Markus Wijanu w/o
     
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    injured? or?.........
     
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    Nope. KKK/Wong hardly ever practise XD, I think they should just do away with it and concentrate on MD/WD.

    And the Indonesians are old hands, though S'pore pair gave quite a fight.
     
  16. elwin81

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    KKK/WPT performed quite well in Commonwealth Games.

    Li Yujia and Saputra is a good XD pair. I like Saputra's attacking.
     
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    If you pair a World Class MD player with a World Class WD player, you only get a decent XD combination, not yet World Class level. That combination need more work before it could become World Class XD. I don't see Malaysia really concentrating on that, ever. The coaches definitely do not emphasize on it too much.

    Since the game had become more specialized, it stands to reason that Koo and Wong would be better off concentrating on one event as the tactics are so dissimilar.
     
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    yes, u r right. they not meant to be in XD.
    I think they just want to try how they get along in XD.
    Both of them is still young......
     
  19. taufik-ist

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    thia indonesia old cracks can still sting :D
     
  20. storkbill

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    Don't forget that the English players they lost to are not really XD specialists either. Gail Emms and Donna Kellogg are in World Top 10 for both WD and XD.

    The English pair had better strategy. The Malaysians can (1) smash (2) return smash well, and the English male player was not the greatest smasher. However, they had the front female, Donna Kellogg, who was tall and could reach all parts of the front court easily, so they leveraged on this.
     
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