Badminton: What it's like to win and lose with your sister as your doubles partner

American twins and women's doubles players Kerry (left) and Annie Xu. PHOTO: SINGAPORE BADMINTON ASSOCIATION
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SINGAPORE - They graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in economics, before working as auditors.

That stint lasted only a year before Annie and Kerry Xu made the "most crazy and spontaneous decision" of their lives; both took a leave of absence from their jobs to focus on playing professional badminton.

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