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BAM Needs To Arrest Decline Of Women Squad

Last update: 29/08/2014
From Mazani Chan Yat Sin

COPENHAGEN, Aug 29 (Bernama) -- The 2014 BWF World Badminton Championships, held here, saw no Malaysian women players qualifying for the third round of the tournament.

Clearly, there were grave weaknesses which needed to be addressed if they were to match the top world players from China, Denmark, Japan or South Korea.

Several national women players when met by BERNAMA admitted that they needed to look into many aspects of weaknesses such as being nervous when facing higher ranking players, lack of zeal to win as well as poor mental and physical condition.

National women singles player, Tee Jing Yi admitted she lacked confidence when facing players ranked higher than her.

The 35th world ranked player lost 18-21, 21-16 and 10-21 to ninth seed, Caroline Marin of Spain in round two on Wednesday.....


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