Indonesia Fails to Win First Points, Gregoria Reveals This Happened


Suara.com – At the start of the Uber Cup quarter-final match at Ceres Arena, Aarhus Denmark, Friday morning WIB (15/10/2021), women’s singles player Gregoria Mariska Tunjung failed to contribute points for the Indonesian team with the defeat of the world number 10 player.

He admitted playing badly in the second and third games, as he lost 21-14, 10-21, 10-21 to Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong.

“Sorry I failed to contribute points. Unfortunately, I didn’t play well in the second and third games,” said Gregoria Between.

Gregoria was able to control the match in the first game by playing attacking.

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However, in the next two games, he was carried away by the opponent’s slow -playing pattern.

“Earlier in the first game I was able to control the game. My patterns were all out. I was more daring to attack and win,” he explained.

However, the athlete who was born in Wonogiri, Central Java said that when his opponent changed the tempo of the game in the second game, he was carried away by the pattern of the game.

“In the second game, when the opponent changed the tempo of playing slowly and the ball was one-on-one, I was even provoked. I followed the opponent’s pattern and because I wanted to play safe, I was often wrong and kept under pressure,” he explained.

According to him, in the third game there was no attack. Even though Gregoria can get a lot of numbers through attacks, like the first game.

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“I didn’t dare to attack, even though I knew I could get points from attacks. It’s a shame I lost like that,” he continued.


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