PSA QF-4/PSA準々決勝-4

[1]Leo Au (HKG) 3-2 [5] Tsz Fung Yip (HKG) 10-12, 6-11, 13-11, 11-9, 11-7 (83 min)


神谷 典子

This is the match between two Hong Kong players. It is between No.2 and No.3 players. Au was behind by 1-6 at the beginning but he was able to catch up to tie break with steady drive but Yip cashed in the game ball of match. Yip played very steadily without errors and Au had to play defensively all the time. Au was irritated by Yip’s off the timing play and was also annoyed by the referee’s judgment. Yip managed the time in rallies effectively and won this game also. In the 3rd game, the game was deadlocked and went on 6-6,8-8 and 9-9 with 4 lets. At this point, Au got the game ball whereas Yip did not cash in the match ball and Au took this game while realizing that he was cornered. In the 4th game, game went on by both winning a point alternately and both struggled in attack and defense. Yip started to make more errors at the game point of 9-8 and Au took this game. Now the decision was to be made in the final game. In the final game, the winner will be the one who played the shot steadily. Au caught up with Yip’s mediocre shot and forced him to make errors. Yip tried very hard to catch up with Au unsuccessfully.

Noriko Kamiya



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