Reid beaten in wheelchair singles final

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Joachim Gerard (proper) has received two Grand Slam titles in 2021
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Britain’s Gordon Reid misplaced to Belgium’s Joachim Gerard within the Wimbledon males’s wheelchair singles ultimate.

Reid, who received the doubles title with Alfie Hewett on Saturday, misplaced 6-2 7-6 (7-2).

The Scot, 29, had trailed 4-1 within the second set earlier than mounting a fightback to power a tie-break however Gerard was extra constant.

“It is a robust speech to make. Typically it’s important to say I misplaced to the higher participant,” an emotional Reid stated.

Reid had been chasing his second Wimbledon singles title after victory in 2016.

Diede de Groot
Diede de Groot received the Australian Open and Roland Garros in 2021

Within the girls’s wheelchair singles ultimate, Diede de Groot from the Netherlands beat South Africa’s Kgothatso Montjane 6-2 6-2 to win her third Wimbledon title.

Her victory can be her eleventh Grand Slam title and she or he holds the singles titles in any respect 4 Grand Slams concurrently for the second time in her profession.

“It actually feels superb. Wheelchair tennis was for the primary time on Court docket One and we made it very particular immediately,” De Groot stated in her on-court interview.

“That little little bit of a break throughout Covid gave me that starvation again, you begin to recognize what you have got and what you are able to do on a courtroom like this, and I am grateful and grateful I might be that participant once more.”

Montjane was additionally the runner-up within the girls’s wheelchair doubles with Britain’s Lucy Shuker.

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