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Joachim Gérard of the place for final of the Masters wheelchair tennis

Joachim Gérard (ITF 6) has Saturday for the final of the Masters wheelchair tennis in the U.s. Orlando (Florida). In the semi-finals overtook our fellow countryman in two sets (6-1 and 6-2) of the Swede Stefan Olsson (ITF 7), his partner in doubles during the season.

The thirty years ‘ Gérard plays in the final against the Japanese Shingo Kunieda, who in turn was too strong for the Argentine Gustavo Fernandez. The 34-year-old Japanese is the current number one in the world.

Gérard wrote the following in 2015 and 2016 the Masters on his name in the singles, last year he took bronze. Two weeks ago, reached the bronzenmedaillewinnaar of the paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro with Olsson in the final of the Masters doubles. Were there Houdet and his countryman Nicolas Nicolai is too strong. In 2014 won the Gérard with Houdet, the unofficial world CHAMPIONSHIPS in the doubles.

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