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“No nerves. It’s just a normal game.”
This is what Kim Ga-young of the Professional Billiards Phoebe (PBA) Hana Card said after her team’s fourth straight win with Perfect Cue.
Her heart shouldn’t be racing during a match, but it’s hard to imagine how she can be so calm, but it’s no exaggeration to say that she’s the strongest female player on the three-cushion.
Hana Card’s Kim Ga-young won the second-set women’s doubles and the sixth-set women’s singles to lead her team to a 4-3 victory over SK Rent-a-Car in the fifth round of the 2023-2024 Welcome Savings Bank Phoebe Team League at the Kintex PBA Stadium in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province on Tuesday.
With their fourth straight win in Round 5, Hanakad moved into a tie for first place with Crown HaeTae (10 points) and moved up one spot in the overall Round 1-5 standings.
The team is on pace for a round-robin victory to secure a postseason berth and a spot in the final standings.
Kim Ga-young is leading the way.
In particular, Kim turned the tide in the third inning of her second-set women’s doubles match with Kim Jin-ah, hitting nine perfect cues to overcome a 0-7 deficit.
In the sixth set, Kim continued to dominate her opponent, Hida Oriie, with a 9-4 victory, and Hanakad was able to take the fifth and seventh sets to clinch the two points.
“In the second set, I felt my opponent’s energy was strong and I didn’t want to lose.
I was down seven points, but I knew I had to win the match once and for all.
Luckily, all nine balls went in,” she laughed.
Kim also spoke calmly about the valuable victory in the sixth set, where the losing team would have lost. “Every match is the same, there are no nerves. 바카라사이트
It’s a must-win situation, but I didn’t think about anything else and was more focused.”
Kim is the LPBA’s all-time wins leader with six career victories.
While younger players are chasing him, it’s still a tall mountain to climb.
As if that weren’t enough, even after she wins a championship, she goes straight to practice.
On her way to becoming the “Legend of Women’s Billiards,” she never stops.
Even during her professional break last month, she trained as usual. “
I switched cues and got used to it, and I worked a lot on my 9-point short game.
I also did a lot of doubles training with Kim Jin-ah,” he said.
Above all, he excels at mental management. “
It’s true that you have to compete for rankings and produce results.
But you shouldn’t put pressure on yourself.
I’m more competitive than anyone else, but on the field, I don’t think about anything, I just play my game,” he emphasized.
However, he does make sure that his body is always in optimal condition to show that he is prepared.
Hana Card’s unique team atmosphere is also a source of energy for the team.
On this day, Kim was cheered on by her parents, sister, and nieces and nephews.
Shin Jeong-ju’s parents often visit, and Nguyen Quoc Nguyen’s wife and daughter are also regular spectators.
“My family gives me a lot of support,” says Kim.
I don’t think about them at all during the game, and I don’t see them, but it feels good to have people cheering for me.”
“The team is on the rise, and it’s only going to get better. Stay tuned,” he said to fans.