Sport start-up against Czech Republic: Handballers want to refill at World Cup
Mannarino delivers zero counters
© provided by Sports.co.uk Tennis - Cup Davis: Mannarino wins and gives the counters to zero after the defeat of Gasquet The Blues remain alive in this first meeting of Cup Davis against the Republic Czech ! After the defeat of Richard Gasquet, Adrian Mannarino was not entitled to the error, and the world # 71 held his rank by beating N ° 72 Jiri Velyly, whom he had dominated twice in three by the pass. It was not simple, but the French ended by winning 6-7, 6-4, 6-2 in 2h37.
The German handball players are successfully launched in the World Cup. Also in the next game you have good chances.
a lot of time to celebrate was not. Just once the twenty-minute bus ride from the Halle back to the hotel, the German handball players gave themselves after the 31: 21 start-up success against the Czech Republic at the. Then immediately regeneration and preparation for today's game against Slovakia (18 o'clock / sports Germany.tv) were in focus.
"It's time to blow," says Co-Captain Alina Grijseels. "It is important that we all have our goal in mind and everyone is working on for the team. At the moment, however, it feels very, very good and I believe that makes us so strong. "
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against the Czech Republic was able to distribute GRIJSEELS and their team colleagues well from the start of the game shares well and all - with the exception of the goalwomen - carried into the scorer list. "You see how balanced our team is," says the 25-year-old playmaker. "Of course, for personal feeling, it was just as important that all are well started in the tournament." Although the DHB selection was temporarily due to their opportunity recovery, the victory against Czech Republic never in danger. Especially the strong defensive line became the crucial factor. Grijseels and Co. want to connect this. After the 32: 25 test game win last weekend against the Slovak, the German team is the favorite in the game.
"It's an advantage that we know the team. But in the end it is a new game. But I think if we bring our performance as against the Czech Republic, we will win that, "says Grijseels. Then the women can celebrate again - if only briefly.
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