Timo Boll

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Jared Peterson

Jared Peterson Asked 8 years ago

Hello Jeff,

I saw that you played Timo Boll in the 2000 olympics and i was wondering how was it like to play him? He is my absolute favorite player in the world with such an amazing and technical game that is so entertaining to watch.

Jeff Plumb

Jeff Plumb Answered 8 years ago

Hi Jared,

It was a really good experience playing against Timo Boll and Jorge Rosskopf in the 2000 Olympics. The main thing I remember about that match was the introductions. As we were playing in front of a home crowd we got a lot of support. They introduced the German team and they got some light applause from the crowd. Then they introduced me and my doubles partner from Australia and the noise was unbelievable. I looked over and saw Timo and Jorge smiling to each other. I got the feeling they were still pretty confident :) As it turned out they did go on to beat us convincingly :(

Timo was still very young at that stage and as we all know went on to become a legend in the sport. He is a great player to watch.

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Ilia Minkin

Ilia Minkin Posted 8 years ago

Very interesting! I propose to make a new segment in the ask the coach show: memorable moments from pro career of Jeff and Alois :)

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 8 years ago


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Sasha Dansereau

Sasha Dansereau Posted 8 years ago

That would be great if Alois and Jeff shared some stories about their professional careers 


Tushar Verma

Tushar Verma Posted 8 years ago

I also want this section 

As Jeff and Alois are my favourite player it will be great pleasure to hear their experiences.

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