TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 - FINALS

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  1. Woffle

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    Well, no guarantee of course but probably. She played an early SF which was "only" 73 minutes long and she held a comfortable lead most of the third game. Won't be easy but plenty of matches have been 70+ this week.
     
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    That's why this match is going to be the match of the day for me.
     
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    All JPN performers in Final (WD & WS) have had rubber games winning in SF and have the longest SF duration (more than 1 hour). Noone would say it doesn't affect their condition in final match.
     
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    Just saw highlights of Sindhu/Yufei.
    Sindhu is closer to her best than Nozomi based on yesterday. Yet that counts for zilch in a new contest.
     
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    LD
    Nozomi
    CQC/JYF
    ZN/LC
    ZSW/CQC
     
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    Confident, you!
     
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    Folks and forum members of Indonesia
    Please share some links of the streaming services you use..
    Whatever streaming service I try to use here from Bali it keep crashes or come up with a region error..
     
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    Why can't you use a proxy service.

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    I don't need to stay up late for the second and third match.

    :D
     
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    Off topic.

    McGregor exceeded expectations and costed me 800MB of my daily 1 GB quota since the stream was full HD. Oh hell!!!
    Worth it though. Hope Mayweather now retires with 50-0 and keeps that 0. At 40, what is left for him?
     
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    Nothing. There is almost nothing Mayweather need to prove and he can retire with undefeated record now.
     
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    He would have retired undefeated before this match. LOL. Payday for both.

    Now, just need some of that Premierleague football and boxing money in badminton and we are set.
     
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    like seth rollins and brock lesnar back then
    _ viktor: i am the future of this sport
    _ lin dan: your future start when i decide
     
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    MS Tactics:
    Battle for the initiative :
    The netplay of both players was very good in the semis with cross court netshots esp LD's backhand crosscourt netshots and flicks were :eek:....No doubt LD will focus on netplay to not allow VA the lifts to get his attack going.

    In cases VA gets his attack going,LD would hope to use his quality blocks and clears to take the sting out of VA's attacks( Kento Momota primarily uses quality netplay and blocks to beat VA).

    However a concern for LD is VA's around the head straight smash going into Lin Dan's backhand side and the general steep nature of viktor's attack.VA will also use his cross smash from both rearcourt corners to open up LD's backhand.
    But for all this to happen the netplay needs to be exceptional....But when in pressure situations the netplay is the first thing to go for any player.

    Plan B for Viktor maybe to play patient and counter attack.But as we saw in AE17 that is not the greatest idea coz LD will get somehow his amazing forehand going and then u know u will lose.

    Mental strength
    LD has been in the major finals about 20 times previously(AG thrice ,wc 6times,Olympic 2times,AE 8 times)and has lost very few of them....He will be up for it to further make it impossible for anyone to come close to him.

    Viktor has a natural ,human but pronounced flaw of imploding in the last game,after the interval,when he is within touching distance of the title,(IO 2015 Vs Srikanth,Swiss open 2015,AO 2015,Japan open Vs LD,Denmark open SF 2015,even Rio 2016, though he was making uncharacteristic mistakes throughout that SF ).I hope his wins in Dubai ,India and Thomas cups has eliminated this tendency .He did win Oly bronze against LD but we have to admit LD was demotivated at the time,he wanted only gold.
    My point is if VA wins it will be coz he has conquered his mental demons coz u can be sure LD will bring them out.But one thing i have seen is VA is always well prepared for the big tourneys except maybe Rio 2016(what happened there. I .don't .know.).
    Also if VA wins it will be doubly sweet seeing his path to the final has been tough (Ng,CTC,CL,maybe LD).

    Prediction
    LD but I want VA to win.

    P.S. I hope Steen commentates for the final although the other Danish commentator is good despite his not-so-good English.
     
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    Yesterday evening the commentator said that today will be GC and Steen
     
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    Please make a prediction for WS
     
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    Saina Nehwal missed a great opportunity to make her 2nd WC final. Saina was robbed by her own mistakes as she failed to seize the initiative in game 2. Full credit to Okuhara for grabbing her chances and taking the match to game 3. Saina remains Okuhara's biggest nemisis with a 6-2 H-H.
    Saina can be proud of her amazing display, character and fighting spirit as she ensured India get 2 WC medals. Chen Yufei can be proud of ensuring China get 1 WS medal when it looked like they would get washed out in WS. Yufei put up a brave fight, she will learn and become a better player over the next 3 years.

    Nozomi Okuhara is in top form, has supreme fitness levels, super fast, agile and relentless. She is a great ambassador of Japanese badminton and a delight to watch. She has had more rest and time to recover. She also had a chance to watch and study her opponent. Will these small margins make a difference?

    PV Sindhu is also in top form, has supreme fitness levels, not as fast or agile but she can also be relentless. She is physically stronger and has a superior attack. Sindhu won her first bronze medal in 2013 when she stunned the fearsome Chinese duo Yihan Wang and Shixian Wang. Sindhu has a psychological edge having beaten Okuhara in the 2016 Olympic semifinal.

    Both players have the desire and hunger to win gold. The player who seizes the initiative, takes any chances given and holds their nerves during crucial moments will win. My intuition says Sindhu but Okuhara has an equal chance of winning! :)

    PV Sindhu record against CHN WS at WC
    2013 Yihan Wang, Shixian Wang
    2014 Shixian Wang
    2015 Li Xuerui
    2017 Sun yu, Chen Yufei



     
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    LADIES AND GENTLEMEN!

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    Wonder what Tai TY must be thinking about today.....
     

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