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UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters

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The Return of the World's Best!
November 5-9, 2014
Marguerite Tennis Pavilion

 

Top-ranked wheelchair tennis player to compete in Mission Viejo

Michael-JeremiaszShingo Kunieda is looking to capture the Double Masters title that eluded him last year when he returns to the UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters in Mission Viejo November 5-9.
 
The 30-year-old competitor from Japan is currently the top-ranked singles player. He ranks second in doubles. Kunieda has more than 50 career titles under his belt along with two gold medals for singles in the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic games, along with winning a gold medal for doubles with his partner Satoshi Saida in the 2008 Paralympic games.
 
Kunieda became paralyzed in the lower half of his body when a tumor formed in his spinal cord at the age of 9. Two years later, he began his wheelchair tennis career and quickly became Japan’s first professional wheelchair tennis player.
 
Watch this amazing athlete in action at Mission Viejo’s Marguerite Tennis Pavilion November 5-9. For more information, visit http://www.itfwheelchairmasters.com.

 For further information on the tournaments, please call (949) 859-4348 or email  tennis@cityofmissionviejo.org  

  

 

Past Articles:

Tournament Updates
August 29, 2014: Top wheelchair tennis camp looking to defend her Masters title in Mission Viejo
April 9, 2014: ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters returns to Mission Viejo this year
November 7, 2013: Superhumans embrace Wheelchair Tennis Masters competition in Mission Viejo 

Tennis in the Community
July 3, 2014:
Youth from around the globe to take part in Junior Wheelchair Tennis Camp
February  6, 2014: Mission Viejo Awarded $11k by Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
January 27, 2014: Mission Viejo is first city to receive prestigious wheelchair tennis award
October 2, 2013: Two superhumans will play wheelchair tennis Friday at Marguerite Tennis Pavilion

For more articles and tournament news, visit the official blog of the City of Mission Viejo,
 www.missionviejolife.org and search "tennis."