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Great WORLD cup-start: Groth opens with three clear victories

the best table tennis player, Jonathan Groth, has been an excellent start to the main event at the WORLD championships in Budapest.

on Tuesday, he stepped into the tournament with two victories in singles and one in doubles.

Groth lived up to favoritværdigheden by beating the Russian Vildan Gadiev with 4-0 in sets in the first round.

The Danish sejrscifre sounded 11-8, 11-9, 11-4, 15-13.

Groth won the first three sets, before the fourth set was a more nerve-racking place.

the Russian revolutions of a strip of matchbolde, before Groth eventually secured the victory in four sets.

Later on Tuesday night won the Groth in the second round of the Czech Pavel Sirucek. Again, it was 4-0 in the set, and this time sounded the digits 11-9, 11-9, 11-8, 11-7.

This is Groth among the 32 players remaining in the tournament before the next round.

However, Anders Lind out of singlerækken after a defeat at 1-4 in the set against slovakken Yang Wang. The latter won with the digits 11-9, 9-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-7 in the first round.

the main tournament in the single is a knock out tournament with 128 players, as we know it from the grand slam tournaments. It requires seven wins in a row to become world champion in the Hungarian capital.

Also in the men's doubles is Groth so on. Together with his English partner Liam Pitchford knocked belgium's Robin Devos and Cedric Nuytinck with sætcifrene 9-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-7, 11-7.

in turn, lost Anders Lind and Tobias Rasmussen for their battle with 0-4 in the set to a japanese pair.

Groth and Pitchford playing ottendedelsfinale Wednesday.

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