A year after becoming the Player of the Year, Kamilla Rytter Juhl (left) and Thomas Laybourn could step up to the title of Copenhagen Master in Mixed Double 2006, by beating last years masters, Gail Emms and Nathan Robertson, England, 21-16, 21-17
The match was played in at lightharded atmosphere. Particular Gails Emms had to have a positive attitude. During the first game she first hit herself in the head with her racket – then Nathan Robertson hit her with his racket – and to top it of, he later hit her with a failed shuttle return. Below is right after the second hit.
No doubt it was by accident all 3 times!
This is another situation from the 1. game. Kamilla Rytter Juhl is pressuring Gail Emms (at net) and Nathan Robertson. She did that often, leading to frustration from particular Nathan Robertson. He then spent time arguing with the umpires.
After the match Kamilla Rytter Juhl said, that they where exactly where they where they wanted to be. Thomas Laybourn said, that after the previous losses to the World Champions, the danes had rehearsed a tatic to move Nathan around, creating openings in the their defence. Tonight it was a succes.
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