the best table tennis player, Jonathan Groth, traveling this weekend for the WORLD cup with great expectations.
Although the dane a few weeks before the WORLD cup has reversed its long-standing partner in the doubles, the German Patrick Franziska, out with the englishman Liam Pitchford, as he thinks of the success of the WORLD cup.
Right in the beginning, it is probably a little rusty, but I hope that we can quickly get up and hit a high level, then I think that we can tease out the top few.
- It is clear that we lack a bit of training and fighting together, before we are a close-knit couples, said Jonathan Groth before departing for Budapest.
Here, the 26-year-old dane is also up in the singlerækken, where he also rates to reach far.
It is just a month and a half ago, that it was reported out of An fixed partner, Patrick Franziska, to be a part of a pure German OLYMPIC wager towards next year's olympic games in Tokyo.
In 2016, was Groth and Franziska european champions in the double, so it was a bit of a hole that suddenly had to be filled out.
Jonathan Groth, however, has great expectations to the cooperation with Liam Pitchford, who is number 15 on the world ranking in singles. Here is Groth even number 36.
- We are both skilled singlespillere, but it does not mean that it all bottles up in the doubles. There is another movement pattern that need to be trained.
- We have had one tournament together, and that's it, " says Groth.
- It may well be hard for the WORLD cup, but one should never say never, that we are not in a short time to get it to play for us. But it had been better if we had more tournaments together, I have to admit, " says the dane.
The new partner Liam Pitchford trainer like Jonathan Groth to daily in the oval. They also have a common past together in Germany, where they both lived and trained together.
the WORLD championships in Budapest begin on Sunday and continues until Sunday next week.
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