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    Sad News - Maze Withdraw's from WTTC 2011

    Superstar Michael Maze world ranked 18 withdrew from the World Championships 2011 this week. The former European Champion in 2009 said to sporten.dk, " I still have pain and can not go down at the knees. It takes maybe a month or two before I can train,"

    Photo Source: Kim Kyong-Hoon © Scanpix

    Michael Maze made a big return last month in the Volkswagon Cup however the viewers could see he wasn't match fit. Maze last competitive match was against the world number 1 Wang Hao. After the match Maze explained to sporten.dk that " I was forced to play. Otherwise, I will fall out of the world rankings and had lost my direct qualification for the Olympics in London”, Maze said.

    Last year the Danish International had surgery to repair his cartilage in his right knee in Gildoj Clinic on 12th September 2010.

    Taken from http://www.ettu.org/ The Danish sports director, Peter SARTZ selected Kasper STERNBERG, Jonathan GROTH, Allan BENTSEN, Mikkel HINDERSSON, Mie SKOV and Wendy AGERHOLM to play in Rotterdam.

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    So TableTennisDaily members, what do you think? What effect does this have on the WTTC 2011. Will Maze make a come back, as he did in 2009 winning the European Championships!
    Comments 8 Comments
    1. GaVooN90's Avatar
      GaVooN90 -
      This was the sickest news ever.. Maze is the man everyone loves to watch! devastating! Although I'm sure he'll be back
    1. papang's Avatar
      papang -
      Its sad, but the man needs to heal his injuries to compete more in the future.
    1. RIPPER's Avatar
      RIPPER -
      Good decision ob both parts obviously he had to do it and it was the logical choice. Will be interesting to see how well he competes when he returns, especially at 2012 because he has already made a come back and won European Champs in 2009 so this will give him a huge mental advantage and he will be more likely to make a similar impact on return like the 2009 European Champs if not possibly an even better improvement as he will have a been there done that attitude when training to return to top match fit form.
    1. YosuaYosan's Avatar
      YosuaYosan -
      Too bad
      He is one of the most entertaining player to watch.
      Yep, its good that he look ahead to 2012 Olympics. He could prioritize things, which is awesome
    1. Matt Hetherington's Avatar
      that's a great shame, BUT it's good to know he's looking ahead to 2012 Olympics
    1. chughtai's Avatar
      chughtai -
      man that sucks hes a good player
    1. Dave Cochrane's Avatar
      Dave Cochrane -
      very sad news
      his health is more important and let's hope he can rest, recover and come back better than ever
    1. markog99's Avatar
      markog99 -
      no!!!maze must participate!!!
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