Playing at the Bali International Convention Center, Thursday (11/25/2021), Gregoria appeared quite confident since the first game started. Even the 22-year-old badminton player was able to make Pornpawee Chochuwong often lose points.
Gregoria also managed to lead 11-8 in the first interval. After the break, the resident of Cipayung National Training Center since 2013 continued to increase his points to 16-11, before finally closing the first game with a 21-11 victory in 16 minutes.
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In the second game, Pornpawee made a slight strategy change. The Thai fifth seed was much bolder in hitting.
Gregoria was also 1-7 behind from Pornpawee. The 166cm tall player tried to catch up, but he was only able to add three points in the second interval with 4-11.
Left behind by seven points, Gregoria tried to play the tempo of Pornpawee’s game. After the break, Gregoria’s position became increasingly difficult because he was 10 points behind 7-17.
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With that far lead, Pornpawee won the second game 21-9 in 17 minutes. In the deciding game, Gregoria seemed to lose stamina.