30 Oct 2012

Hard replaces Gershony in NEC Masters

News Article

Photo: Tommy HindleyAnders Hard (SWE)

Reigning quad singles champion and world No. 2 Noam Gershony of Israel has withdrawn from the 2012 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters due to injury.

World No. 8 Anders Hard of Sweden will now play in the four-player field as he makes his NEC Masters debut. Hard has had a good season on the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour, winning one ITF 1 Series title and one ITF 2 Series title and was a quarterfinalist at the London 2012 Paralympic Games after beating fourth seed Andy Lapthorne for the second time this season in the first round.

The updated quad singles entry is below. Ranking positions and ranking points are as of 8 October 2012, the cut-off date for the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters.

The 2012 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters takes place on 7-11 November at Heiveld Tennis Centre, Sint Katelijne Waver, Mechelen, Belgium.

Quad Entries

1 WAGNER, David USA 3981 6
4 LAPTHORNE, Andy GBR 2181 6
5 TAYLOR, Nick USA 1669 6
8 HARD, Anders SWE 1316 6