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Joachim Gerard loses in singles semifinals of ITF 1 Series Nottingham Indoors

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Yesterday in single’s play at the ITF 1 Series Nottingham Indoors in wheelchair tennis, Belgium’s Joachim Gerard lost in three sets to tournament defending champion Gordon Reid of Scotland.  The scores were 7 – 5 in favor of Gerard, 6 – 1 win for Reid  and 6 – 4 in the deciding set.

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The news is not all bad for Gerard.  He qualified for the men’s double finals.  He and France’s Nicolas Peifer beat England’s Alfie Hewett and Marc McCarroll in straight sets.  Gerard will have his chance to avenge his semifinal loss as he meets Reid.

 

Gerard entered this tournament ranked ninth in the world. Reid was ranked third.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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