Matthew at the 2022 Swansea Open

With the 2022-2023 season having just begun, Matthew has returned to full-time training after a long break due to injury and then the disruption caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Having spent two good years training in Germany at ASV Grünwettersbach, KITT, Matthew made the decision to branch further afield, moving to Sweden and joining Eslöv’s AI BTK training programme in September 2022. Under the professional guidance of Peter Andersson, Mattias Andersson, Malte Möregårdh, Matthew is seeing daily improvements in his game alongside enjoying being a part of the talented training squad.

Matthew, Mattias Andersson, Peter Andersson

This season Matthew signed for TTF Illtal, a team from Saarland, Germany, where he currently plays in the Oberliga. The team have made a great start and currently lead the division, winning all three of their matches in spectacular fashion. Matthew hopes to continue supporting his team in their pursuit of promotion to the Regionalliga.

TTF Illtal 1st TeamIn addition, Matthew also claimed his first tournament win of the year, as he became the 2022 Swansea Open Men’s Singles Champion without dropping a single game. Matthew looks forward to competing in more national and international events as the season unfolds.