TOTAL BWF THOMAS-UBER Cup Finals 2018 : Group-Stage Matches (20-23 May)

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  1. Sundis

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    Where is the KO-stage draw? does anyone have it?
     
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    Especially MD1, where you have experienced Goh/Tan playing like crap stuck on their butt. Ugly display of motivation.
    They think this is village tournament or what?
     
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    I hope DEN-MAS happen again tomorrow.
     
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    I think JPN is much stronger than INA overall, INA doesn't have a single reliable MS right now. They have a few players with potential, but that's not reliable. They basically have one really strong MD pair and the rest is 'just' decent with potential, whereas JPN has a really consistently good MS squad. Their MD is also not too shabby, certainly not a sure win for INA.
     
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    Where is the drawwwww :mad::confused:
     
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    I hope CHN draw FRA, because CHN is so strong they will steamroll any team and then the 3 other QFs will be interesting.
     
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    Also extremely poor by DEN MS2, so it evens out somewhat. Also JOJ just played better than IZ, gotta give him props, I didn't expect him to play as well as this coming from that long injury break.
     
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    DEN vs CHN? Unlucky. But I guess JPN is going to win anyway, can't see anyone really beating them rn...
     
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    MAS vs INA...
    Oh my.
     
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    Other hand:
    CHN vs TPE
    FRA vs JPN
    KOR vs DEN
     
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    I'm not saying he's never gonna do anything (although I do doubt that), but he's not reliable at all. That may be due to his age, sure, but doesn't change the fact that he's really inconsistent.
     
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    I know but who is ever really consistent among his batch? Only a few wonderkids at 20yo is consistent.
    Not to mention he is tall and apply a different style.
     
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    Taipei is DarkHorse.

    As much as want vs France, i think Malaysia. is the middle choice.
     
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    So we could actually see MAS in the semis again :D What a lucky draw for them, I think they couldn't meet a better group winner than INA. Perfectly matching up - one with strong MS1, the other with the strong MD1, and all other MS inconsistent as all hell....also Ahsan looks really weak so far, MAS might actually have a chance there as well.
    Denmark has it tough, I think Korea is the strong runner-up they could have met. Or rather their worst match-up. FRA or TPE would've been better for them imop.
     
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    So? I fail to see how that has any relevance to the discussion at hand. I'm really not interested in the 100 reasons why he's inconsistent, but rather in whether he's inconsistent or not and what his best performance currently looks like. The answers are 'Yes' and 'Might beat a weak Top 20 player who has a bad day' at this point in time.
     
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    Actually, it's relevant to your context of stating the fact that he is inconsistent. I am merely adding some factual evidence to the subject.
     
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