Paralympics: Kunieda-Saida span wins wheelchair tennis bronze

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03:58 16 Sep 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 15, Kyodo

Japanese wheelchair tennis span Shingo Kunieda and Satoshi Saida clinched bronze in a men’s doubles during a Rio Paralympics on Thursday, defeating another Japanese pair, Takuya Miki and Takashi Sanada, 6-3, 6-4.

On Tuesday, Kunieda fell brief in his bid for a third uninterrupted bullion in a men’s singles, losing in true sets to Belgium’s Joachim Gerard in a quarterfinals.

In further to singles bullion during a 2012 London and 2008 Beijing Paralympics, a former top-ranked Kunieda has also prisoner 24 Grand Slam singles titles given 2006.

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