Tuesday, 16 Jul 2024

A Thrilling Showdown in the DAIHATSU Indonesia Masters 2024 Final

A captivating rivalry between Daniel Marthin/Leo Rolly Carnando and Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen is set to take center stage in the highly anticipated final of the DAIHATSU Indonesia Masters 2024. Known for their exciting performances and on-court battles, these two pairs have faced off eight times, with only three of those matches ending in straight games.

Astrup/Rasmussen currently hold the advantage in their head-to-head record, leading 5-3, and have emerged victorious in three of their last four meetings, including a recent win in the Malaysia Open first round. Notably, the Danish duo also conquered their opponents in their only clash at the Istora Senayan during the 2022 Indonesia Open.

After their hard-fought semifinal victory against Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto with a score of 19-21 21-14 21-17, Marthin expressed their determination to seek redemption in the final. “We see this as a small chance to avenge those losses,” he admitted. “We want to make use of it, so we need to prepare well and be ready to show our best.”

Having witnessed local pairs dominate the men’s doubles title in the Indonesia Masters since its inception in 2010, Marthin understands the weight of the expectations from the home crowd. “We know the fans at Istora would be desperate for the title,” the 22-year-old acknowledged. “We will give our maximum effort. We don’t want to lose, but we will make sure not to get ahead of ourselves. We must remain composed under pressure.”

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Carnando, on the other hand, expressed his gratitude towards the passionate fans who have fueled their journey to the final. A successful title defense would make Marthin/Carnando the first back-to-back champions in the category since Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in 2020. “We have the best fans; it’s hard to find this type of support and atmosphere elsewhere,” Carnando praised. “It’s extraordinary. It can only motivate us, not weigh us down. We are grateful for their support and want to give them something to celebrate.”

Equally thrilled to participate in their first-ever career final at the prestigious venue, Astrup and Rasmussen are exhilarated by the fervent Indonesian fans. “Indonesian fans are so involved in every rally. Even though they may be against us, we see it as motivation because it’s just amazing to play in front of a packed Istora Senayan. We can’t wait to step onto the court,” Astrup shared.

Rasmussen echoed the sentiment, saying, “We’ve been dreaming of performing in one of the best arenas in the world.”

Rasmussen letting out a roar after sealing a place in the final.

FAQs

1. How many times have Daniel Marthin/Leo Rolly Carnando and Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen faced each other?
The two pairs have clashed eight times.

2. Who currently holds the advantage in their head-to-head record?
Astrup/Rasmussen lead the head-to-head record with a 5-3 advantage.

3. How have Marthin/Carnando performed against Astrup/Rasmussen in previous matches at Istora Senayan?
Marthin/Carnando have faced Astrup/Rasmussen once before at the Istora Senayan, during the 2022 Indonesia Open, and were defeated.

Conclusion

The stage is set for an electrifying final at the DAIHATSU Indonesia Masters 2024 as Daniel Marthin/Leo Rolly Carnando and Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen prepare to go head-to-head. With both pairs eager to claim victory, badminton fans around the world can look forward to witnessing a thrilling showdown filled with intense competition and remarkable skills. Stay tuned to Carnegiecentre for the latest updates and analysis on this exciting event.

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