Champions League Men | 23 Nov 2022
1. FC Saarbrücken TT beat Roskilde Bordtennis BTK 61
Germany’s 1. FC Saarbrücken TT recorded second win in the Group D in the Champions League Men. Tonight in Denmark, they overcame Roskilde Bordtennis BTK 61 – 3:1. Previously they overcame French AS Pontoise Cergy TT.
In the opening duel Cedric NUYTINCK overcame Jens LUNDQUIST (11:9, 11:9, 11:9), before Patrick FRANZISKA widener the gap with the victory over Michael MAZE (11:4, 11:2, 11:4).
Then, the game became more exciting. Mikkel HINDERSSON overcame Hiromu KOBAYASHI (13:11, 9:11, 5:11, 11:8, 6:4) and FRANZISKA was stretched to full distance against LUNDQUIST (11:3, 11:8, 7:11, 7:11, 6:4).
“We are very happy with this victory, because it came little bit tight at the end. We did it good until 2:0 but then HINDERSSON played really good match. With some crazy backhands he made their way back. After I was 2:0 up, it suddenly get tough for me as well. I thought I was in control but LUNDQUIST fought back. Eventually I closed the duel in fifth game and it was important for the team that I finished the match then. Now we have two wins and we are looking forward new duel,” said FRANZISKA.