Jakarta (ANTARA) – The pair Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto admitted that they enjoyed their match against Lee Yang/Wang Chi Lin in the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Masters, who often gave blows. driveFriday.
According to the fifth seeded men’s doubles, Lee/Wang often give drive close to the opponent, but this has become a favorable condition for Fajar/Rian’s pattern of play.
“The type they really like drive Yes, and it’s actually become our favorite because we don’t need to lift the ball or make frequent messages. Anyway, we just have to wait for the ball from them in front, just hold on,” said Fajar about his match at Istora Senayan Jakarta.
Fajar/Rian spent 45 minutes to get rid of the Taiwan double with a score of 21-15, 21-18 and qualify for the semifinals.
Return drive proven to benefit Fajar/Rian on several occasions. When the Indonesian representative is one or two points ahead, Lee/Wang will usually play drive their mainstay to provide counter pressure.
However, in the case of today’s match, drive what the Tokyo Olympic gold medalist did was immeasurable and often ended in losing points.
This is an advantage that Fajar/Rian has over Lee/Wang which has not been recorded by Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon though. Now Fajar/Rian have scored a 4-1 meeting with the men’s doubles from Taiwan.
“If you say it’s a match, I don’t know, because they (Lee/Wang) are also extraordinary players. Each player has different match results, and coincidentally their playing style suits us,” Fajar said.
In the last four, Fajar/Rian will face China’s men’s doubles He Ji Ting/Zhou Hao Dong. So far, their meeting record is a 1-1 draw.
“The advantage of Chinese players is that they have great strength, we anticipate that we must attack first. If they attack first, we will be in trouble,” said Rian.
The pair Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto qualified for the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Masters 2022 after defeating juniors Pramudya Kusumawardana/Yeremia Erich Yoche Yacob Rambitan.
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