The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

Who said what in and around the badminton world over the past week?

“I used to cry every time I lost. Now I work on controlling my emotions and laughing more.”

An Se Young on how she’s taking defeats as she matures.

“The process to build one’s confidence again after a hard fall takes time.”

Malaysian coach Hendrawan believes Lee Zii Jia will recapture his best form if given time.

“Our focus now is on strengthening the hand muscles. Technically we are okay.”

Men’s doubles coach Herry Iman Pierngadi on Indonesia’s preparation for the All England Open.

“It’s a good feeling to finish this week with a victory for Anders and I, and it’s good to return to Denmark with a winning feeling.”

Kim Astrup to Badminton Europe after winning the European Mixed Team Championships in Finland. Read how the competition went here.

“It’s similar to the Tokyo Olympics venue and what we experience during tournaments. AC blowers are a major factor as they create drift inside the venue. Here you can master the drift.”

Pusarla V. Sindhu on why she is now training at the Gachibowli Indoor Arena.

“It was great to compete at this level for the first time and also to get a win.”

Young Englishman Johnnie Torjussen on beating the much-fancied Christo Popov in Finland.

“There is no better person to do it than a former player. I’m able to share what goes on court based on my years of experience.”

Retired Tan Boon Heong tells the Star why he uses Facebook Live to analyse the game.

“I always got frustrated with my weakness in service. So I kept trying, but still I would get nervous.”

Read how Greysia Polii overcame her error-ridden serve techhnique here.