Invacare Doubles Masters wheelchair tennis event - 16 November results
epa03390298 France's Stephane Houdet competes against Japan's Shingo Kunieda in the men's Wheelchair Tennis singles final during the London 2012 Paralympic Games in London, Britain, 08 September 2012. EPA/JONATHAN BRADY |
Men Pool 1
(4) Stephane Houdet (FRA)/Shingo Kunieda (JPN) d. Martin Legner (AUT)/Nicolas Peifer (FRA) 64 61
(1) Michael Jeremiasz (FRA)/Stefan Olsson (SWE) d. David Dalmasso/Lahcen Majdi (FRA) 62 62
Men Pool 2
(2) Gordon Reid (GBR)/Ronald Vink (NED) d. Tadeusz Kruszelnicki (POL)/Marc McCarroll (GBR) 63 61
Frederic Cattaneo (FRA)/Joachim Gerard (BEL) d. (3) Tom Egberink/Maikel Scheffers (NED 63 63
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