Sacred day for Stéphane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer this Monday at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. The two men were on the track to play both their third round in singles but also their quarter in doubles. Nico Peifer (n ° 7) extinguished the Japanese Takuya Miki (n ° 12) 6-2, 6-3. He will find the formidable Alfie Hewett (n ° 2) in the quarters. For his part, Stéphane Houdet (n ° 6) tamed the Spaniard Martin de la Puente (n ° 11) 6-3 6-0. He will find the legend of the legends of wheelchair tennis, Shingo Kunieda (n ° 1). . Highly motivated at home, the Japanese is the huge favorite of these Games. In doubles, Houdet once again struggled at de la Puente. With his friend, they dominated the Spaniard and his compatriot Daniel Caverzaschi 6-3, 6-4 and get closer to the medal. In the semi-finals, they will challenge the Dutch Tom Egberink and Maikel Scheffers.
For women, the tournament is over. Last French representative, Emmanuelle Morch was beaten in the second round on Monday by the formidable Aniek Van Koot 6-3, 6-0. On Saturday, Charlotte Fairbank lost to American Dana Mathewson. In doubles, the Frenchies fell against Liudmila Bubnova and Viktoriia Lvova on Friday.
. @ EmmanuelleMorch gave everything but the Dutch Aniek van Koot, world n ° 3, was too strong! She won 6/3, 6/0 and ended the Frenchwoman’s run at # Tokyo2020. #OneOneTeam pic.twitter.com/wltQOV9Lzh
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