the best table tennis player, Jonathan Groth, feel that he can take up the fight against verdenstoppen before the WORLD cup in Budapest.
recently struck the 26-year-old dane, the long-standing German world star Timo Boll in the semifinals of the Champions League.
the Victory has starched the self-confidence of of Groth, which ranks as number 36 in the world. Boll, who has twice won the WORLD title, holds currently the world's fifth largest.
- It is an indicator that when I'm playing up to my best, so I can beat the very best in the world - that is, the top-5, says the dane.
Jonathan Groth feel like a better and more complete table tennis player than in the past.
in recent years he has worked to raise its bottom level, which is to say the backhand and defensive game.
- When I was with at the OLYMPICS in Rio three years ago was my top level is also high, but I could sink deep. My bottom level is increased significantly since, and I'm a better player now, " explains Groth.
Even he has had a kamppause in the three weeks leading up to the WORLD cup, which has made it possible to dispense and organise training better than long. Therefore, he is anxious to get in the WORLD cup-the fire.
- I hope I have built a little bit of and can hit the top level for the WORLD cup. This is what it's all about.
- I think I'm in superform and can play some of the best I've ever done, " he says.
Jonathan Groth participate both in single - and doublerækken in Budapest. In the doubles he asks up with his new English partner Liam Pitchford, and the duo should be in action Monday.
Groth will enter into singlerækken Tuesday, where he opens against a qualifier.
The rest of the Danish WORLD cup participants Anders Lind, Tobias Rasmussen, the veteran Michael Maze and Stefanie Christensen laid out with the first qualifiers to the main tournament on Sunday.