2014 INDIA Grand Prix Gold : Qualification to FINALS (21st-26th January 2014)

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  1. Justin L

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    It looks out to me...
     
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    saina's 2-0 victoy over sindhu again.. :eek:
     
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    saina wins 14, (13?)...well, that was no fun.
    good that saina's still got it in her...hope she can propel herself better because of this win and last at least till the AE or re-take the Swedish crown.
     
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    Yup, Saina seems to know all of Sindhu's weakness.
    Wonder why Sindhu did not exploit Saina cross smash weakness like Deng did yesterday.

    Sindhu has lots to learn I suppose.
     
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    21-14 and 21-17
     
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    Sindhu is still in learning process. Improved the scores better than last time but still she lacks the power game against saina. Whenever she plays her, she lacks self confidence.
     
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    India's Sania Mirza is also doing well in XD. She entered finals. but lost this time unfortunately.
     
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    Saina silenced her doubters for now - best way to do it by showing on court.
     
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    The two pairs of WD are evenly matched. All four young ladies are capable of power smashes, a bit unusual, better than Ma Jin whose forte is her front court finesse.
     
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    TS shows the XD final is 94 minutes
    that's way too long for 2 sets.
    anyone confirm this?:eek:
     
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    The tug-of-war continues, we have a three-setter.
     
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    An intense struggle in the WD, both sides want to win a bigger hongbao (red packet) for the Lunar New Year.
     
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    Remarkably, in the end the two 16-yr-olds Chen/Jia beat their two compatriot 19-yr-olds Yu/Huang for the WD title.
     
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    Unusual to hear the national anthem played at the GPG, an individual, non-team event.
     
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    WJC Li/Liu beating the experienced INA MD Kurniawan/Septano in the QF is certainly quite a feat. I'd expect them to prevail over their fellow teammates, all four of them are 18 years old.

    Volcom, Li Junhui is the guy in yellow shoes, as seen on TV.
     
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    So far, little separates the two pairs playing at frenetic pace and matching each other point for point.

    I remember Huang Kaixiang was once singled out by LYB as the doubles player to watch.
     
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    As I expected, Li/Liu take the first set, 21-17.
     
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    A close fight between the two MD pairs, trading blows with each other, going all out.
     

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