Sports: Lin Dan vows to ‘find rhythm’ after Thomas Cup scare

(From Bangkok Post)

Chinese badminton legend Lin Dan vowed to find his Thomas Cup “rhythm” after scrambling to salvage a three-game win over an unknown French opponent at the world team championship in Kunshan, China.

Lin Dan described his opening match as “tough”, after dropping the first game to France’s Lucas Corvee before storming back to win 20-22, 21-14, 21-8

Lin Dan described his opening match as “tough”, after dropping the first game to France’s Lucas Corvee before storming back to win 20-22, 21-14, 21-8

The world number three described his Monday night opening match as “tough”, after dropping the first game to France’s Lucas Corvee before storming back to win 20-22, 21-14, 21-8.

“I didn’t expect to win this match in such a tough way,” said Lin, according to Xinhua.

“But it doesn’t mean that I played badly, this match will help me to get fit and find my rhythm.”

Following the sub-par performance the 32-year-old vowed to give his all during his eighth appearance at the team championships. “I will do my best,” the two-time Olympic gold medallist said. Read More



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