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
In the first few games of this, it seemed as if Roger Federer was really struggling to deal with Samuel Groth's serve. True, Federer was having no trouble at all on his own (except for a bad moment in the third set when he was broken) -- but he didn't really seem like Roger Federer. Nonetheless, he keeps alive his faint hopes of rising to #2.
Has the bottom half of the Open draw been taken over by aliens or something? First Agnieszka Radwanska, now this. Admittedly Simona Halep gives the impression of being primarily a traditional-surface player. But Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has always preferred clay and grass, too -- and she just barely beat Shahar Peer.
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