Great Britain’s Wheelchair Tennis players start 2016 having made history again after ending the Netherlands’ 15-year sole domination in the wheelchair tennis category of the European Tennis Trophy, Tennis Europe announced this week.
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Victories for Lucy Shuker and Andy Lapthorne but defeat for Jordanne Whiley and Gordon Reid.
South Africa’s Lucas Sithole edged out Britain’s Andy Lapthorne to win his first quad singles title at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament on Saturday’s penultimate day of play at the ITF 1 Series event.
Gordon Reid, Jordanne Whiley and Andy Lapthorne, 2014 finalists at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, got their singles challenges underway in style on the second day of this year’s tournament at Nottingham Tennis Centre.
Gordon Reid has become the latest Brit to earn a world No.1 wheelchair tennis ranking after winning his second Doubles Masters title on Saturday in Mission Viejo, California.
Brits will contest Saturday’s women’s, men’s and quad finals for the second straight year at the UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters, the ITF’s year-end championship for the world’s leading wheelchair tennis doubles players in Mission Viejo, California.
Two-time Grand Slam doubles champion Gordon Reid is hoping home support will help him achieve another landmark success in December when he lines up for the 2015 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters on 2-6 December at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
US Open champion Jordanne Whiley is aiming to end her ground-breaking season in style when she lines up for the 2015 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters on 2-6 December at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the venue for the London 2012 Paralympic Tennis Event.