Taufik Hidayat is a guest star on The Badminton Experience podcast. This is the podcast of the Danish badminton duo, Anders Antonsen and Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus, whose guest stars are the best badminton players in the world.
Antonsen and Hans are no doubt curious about the sight. Taufik Hidayat on the potential and development of today’s men’s singles badminton players. Taufik is undoubtedly one of the best singles men Indonesia has ever had and has won many titles including the 2004 Olympics.
“How do you see Indonesian men’s singles players now? It seems that there are many differences (main style) with Ginting, Jonathan, Vito? Antonsen asked.
“Tsk… I don’t know,” Taufik replied dryly.
Taufik Hidayat explained, it seems that Indonesian male singles are still far from the top tier. take as an example Anthony Started Geneva for example, what is now the best men’s singles can easily be conquered by Viktor Axelsen.
“I saw Ginting against Viktor Axelsen. Axelsen seems to play only 60 percent. Axelsen already knows how Ginting plays, it’s a shame to see him”, he explained.
“The level is still far,” he concluded briefly.
(af / adp)