It's obviously serious business, yet he's shown he can take a joke and have fun. If you don't think so, just take a look at the Vitaminwater advertisement featuring badminton play.
That ability to roll with the punches may come in handy when he and his partner, Howard Bach, face the best in the world! The top-ranked men's doubles teams hail from China, Indonesia, and Korea. But don't count Bach/Malaythong out.