TOTAL BWF THOMAS-UBER Cup Finals 2018 : QUARTERFINAL & SEMIFINAL (24 & 25 May)

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  1. galaxyduo

    galaxyduo Regular Member

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    JoJ isn't that old. Just 30. These days, badminton players can stay in their prime up to 32 years of age. Last Olypmics, LD and LCW were still two of the three best players in the world and one was 32 while the other was 33.
     
  2. Justin L

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    Is age beginning to catch up with JOJ at 30 ? Just a few months injury break, not a very serious one, and his form is not as good as before despite having played a couple of tournaments.

    I suppose we can understand what it's like for LXR. No wonder Cai Yun is criticizing the decision to field her as WS3 in such an important event as it is a tiebreaking 5th match at the knockout stage which entails added stress for someone just back from long injury and also put her at risk of injury. Besides, he felt that sidelining a young player after just one bad defeat has a negative impact on her confidence and future development.
     
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    Well played Japan singles department. :p
     
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    It'sMeMeMe Regular Member

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    KamSon and JPN's MD#2 whoever it is are in bad form .... no way vs LiuZhang and TwinTowers ... and Kanta vs LD ???? no way ....
     
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    PJB proven wrong. Wonderful!
     
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    It's funny that DEN lose this SF match in the exact same manner when they clinch their first ever TC title against INA.

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    Jorgensen is clearly not in good shape, poor him for being fielded today, the logical choice for me if I can choose is 1 Axelsen 2 Antonsen and 3 Vittinghus
     
  8. Michael V

    Michael V Regular Member

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    Hooray! Though it is hard to imagine JPN beating CHN on Sunday, I hope they put up a good fight! Tomorrow’s UC should be decided 3-0 or 3-1 to JPN though.
     
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    I wonder how that’s tasting...
     
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    It'sMeMeMe Regular Member

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    i actually feel tomorrow's uber final will be close ... certainly not 3-0 me thinks....
     
  11. Yoji

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    wikipedia already posting china 100-0 japan. crazy...
     
  12. Michael V

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    Both defending champions lost today when they were pushed the full distance in the tie and had top players just coming back from serious injuries in the third singles.
     
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    Hmmm... But none of Denmark's MS players looked in particularly good shape today.
     
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    Congratulations to JPN on going through to the final!


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    but CHN will win the Cup :p
     
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    Not sure. Momota has definitely to win imo. I don't really see Shi losing and in the MD China is 70-30 at least imo... Anyway i hope for a thriller and to see all 5 matches
     
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    Intanon at her post-match interview said today she surmounted her ownself while her opponent, Chen Yufei, lost to herself.
     
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    He is quoted for saying to the Star: “For four months I could not walk around...”
    Sounds pretty serious to me.. at least when it comes to getting back on court.
     
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    THA WDs have poor records against the JPN WDs. I’d say JPN is sure to win the 2 doubles. They just have to win one of the singles and I’d say Okuhara is in better form than Jindapol. So she’ll take that one singles for JPN if AY doesn’t.
     
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    What if Yuta Plays against ZSW in MD?
     
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    I felt for LXR and JOJ.. sad to see they lost their match in such a devastating way
     
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