MVP CUP Euro vs Asia Day 1

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  1. DaN_fAn

    DaN_fAn Regular Member

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    Hey Ants while these guys were playing on the first day where were Lin Dan and the others?were they watching the match too?Dont forget the pics!
     
  2. coops241180

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    this is a 'friendly' match isn't it? no ranking points for winning? just a bit of a show. i'm surprised robertson was yellow carded tho - he always does that - it's almost a habit.

    i wouldn't worry how the players play - or who wins to be honest. Nathan is a known showman, his whole game revolves around his innate talent, racquet-craft and deception. his raw power isn't what it used to be, but can be used to devastating effect - and he certainly isn't as fit as some of the players on the circuit.

    but i think this series is all about the show. and it sounds like they're putting a good one on :)
     
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    Anatolii Regular Member

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    i wasn't trying to make a big deal of kk/chongming's playing. i was only reminded of their performance in the recent malaysian open when i saw their match last night, and thus commented. whether it is a friendly match or otherwise does not mean the players shouldn't play seriously, does it?
     
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    well of course they should play seriously - and i'm sure they're still trying to win, but i'm also sure that since it is a 'friendly' players will try more extravagant, lower percentage shots, that they wouldn't try in a truly competitve match..

    plus - all of them need to save their best for the WC - not long to go now! less than 5 weeks?
     
  5. genjyo

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    i watched the game through net TV, the quality was not good enough,screen was blurred and could be paused anytime:(
    but i was lucky to see the taufik compared with some taufik's fans who can't connect the net successfully.
    maybe anyone can post taufik's pic in this game?:)
     
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    Our friend was the one who caught Nathan Robertson's racquet. :D We had fun passing it around. Of course it was a thrill since, like what you said, it's not everyday you catch or even touch a world #1 player's racquet (it must be like catching Harry Potter's wand, or catching Michael Jordan's shoes or basketball).
     
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    But Robertson often rubs the shuttle on his strings before serving.:confused: I've watched in previous tourneys, and this is the only time I've seen him get yellow-carded for it.
     
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    yes they are watching the games and giving support...i saw taufik and lin dan raised their hands and shouted after a long rally is won by the asian mens doubles in day 1

     

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