Wheelchair Tennis Masters

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The Wheelchair Tennis Masters for singles[1] was initiated in 1994 for the players who have shown professionalism and dedication to the sport. This masters is also an opportunity to show the public and the media that wheelchair tennis is a sport at a high level and great to watch.

In 2000 the first Wheelchair Tennis Masters for Doubles[2] has taken place. After two years this Masters became a stand-alone tournament.

Since 2005 the Masters are part of the ITF Masters Series.

The top eight players (men and women) are invited to the Masters. The ranking is based on their ranking after the US Open is played. The round robin format works the same as by the ATP World Tour Finals and WTA Championships.

NEC Wheelchair Tennis Single Masters[edit]

From 1994 until 1999 the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters took place in the Indoor Sport Centre in Eindhoven, Netherlands. From 2000 until 2005 the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters took place in Amersfoort, Netherlands. From 2006 through 2010, the singles tournament took place in the Frans Otten Stadium in Amsterdam.[3] The tournament was renamed the NEC Singles Masters in 2010, and moved to Mechelen, Belgium from 2011 to 2012. In 2013, the NEC Singles Masters are scheduled to take place at the Marguerite Tennis Pavilion in Mission Viejo, California.[4]

Results Singles[edit]

Men[edit]

Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters
London[5] 2014
Mission Viejo 2013 Japan Shingo Kunieda Belgium Joachim Gerard 6-0 7-6(9)
Mechelen 2012 Japan Shingo Kunieda Netherlands Maikel Scheffers 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
2011 France Stéphane Houdet Netherlands Maikel Scheffers 6-4, 7-6(2)
Amsterdam 2010 Sweden Stefan Olsson France Stéphane Houdet 6-4, 7-5
2009 Netherlands Maikel Scheffers Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
2008 Sweden Stefan Olsson Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
2007 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan France Michael Jeremiasz 7-6(8), 5-7, 6-0
2006 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan Japan Shingo Kunieda 7-6(2), 7-6(5)
Amersfoort 2005 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan France Michael Jeremiasz 6-2, 6-3
2004 Australia David Hall France Michael Jeremiasz 6-2, 6-4
2003 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan United States Stephen Welch 6-3, 6-4
2002 Australia David Hall Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
2001 Netherlands Ricky Molier Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan 6-0, 6-7(1), 6-1
2000 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan Netherlands Ricky Molier 7-6(9), 6-1
Eindhoven 1999 Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan Austria Martin Legner 7-5, 6-1
1998 Netherlands Ricky Molier France Laurent Giammartini 7-5, 7-5
1997 Germany Kai Schrameyer United States Stephen Welch 4-6, 7-5, 6-0
1996 United States Stephen Welch France Laurent Giammartini 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
1995 France Laurent Giammartini United States Randy Snow 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
1994 United States Randy Snow United States Stephen Welch 6-2, 6-4

Source: ITF Tennis - Wheelchair

Women[edit]

Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters
London[5] 2014
Mission Viejo 2013 Japan Yui Kamiji Netherlands Jiske Griffioen 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-4
Mechelen 2012 Netherlands Jiske Griffioen Netherlands Aniek van Koot 6-2, 6-2
2011 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Aniek van Koot 6-1, 6-2
Amsterdam 2010 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Australia Daniela Di Toro 6-2, 6-1
2009 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Korie Homan 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-2
2008 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Korie Homan 6-2, 3-6, 6-0
2007 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Korie Homan 6-3, 6-4
2006 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Sharon Walraven 6-1, 6-2
Amersfoort 2005 Netherlands Esther Vergeer France Florence Gravellier 6-4, 6-2
2004 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Jiske Griffioen 6-2, 6-0
2003 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Sharon Walraven 6-1, 6-3
2002 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Sonja Peters 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(3)
2001 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Maaike Smit 6-2, 6-3
2000 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Djoke van Marum 6-1, 6-3
Eindhoven 1999 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Maaike Smit 6-0, 6-1
1998 Netherlands Esther Vergeer Netherlands Maaike Smit 6-0, 7-6
1997 Netherlands Maaike Smit Netherlands Monique Kalkman 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
1996 Netherlands Chantal Vandierendonck Netherlands Chantal Vandierendonck 6-1, 6-3
1995 Netherlands Monique Kalkman Australia Daniela Di Toro 6-1, 6-2
1994 Netherlands Monique Kalkman Netherlands Chantal Vandierendonck 6-1, 6-4

Source: ITF Tennis - Wheelchair

Quads[edit]

Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters
London[5] 2014
Mission Viejo 2013 United States David Wagner South Africa Lucas Sithole 0-6, 6-2, 6-2
Mechelen 2012 United States David Wagner United Kingdom Andrew Lapthorne 6-4, 6-2
2011 Israel Noam Gershony United Kingdom Andrew Lapthorne 0-6, 6-3, 7-5
Amsterdam 2010 United Kingdom Peter Norfolk United States David Wagner 6-3, 7-6(3)
Amsterdam 2009 United Kingdom Peter Norfolk United States David Wagner 6-2, 7-5
2008 United States David Wagner United Kingdom Peter Norfolk 6-4, 6-1
2007 United States David Wagner Sweden Johan Andersson 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
2006 United Kingdom Peter Norfolk United States David Wagner 6-2, 6-2
Amersfoort 2005 United States David Wagner United States Nick Tayler 6-2, 6-1
2004 United States David Wagner Netherlands Bas van Erp 6-2, 6-3

Source: ITF Tennis - Wheelchair

Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters[edit]

From 2000 until 2001 the Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters took place alongside the singles event in Amersfoort. From 2002 until 2003 the Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters took place at the Invacare World Team Cup by Camozzi in Tremosine, Italy. From 2003 until 2004 the Camozzi company became sponsor of this tournament and it took place in Brescia, Italy. Since 2005 the event took place in the Centro Sportivo Mario Mongodi close to Bergamo, Italy. In 2011 the title sponsorship was taken up by Invacare in a two-year deal and the 2011 tournament was held in the Frans Otten stadium in Amsterdam.[6] In 2013, the ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters are scheduled to take place at the Marguerite Tennis Pavilion in Mission Viejo, California [7]

Results Doubles[edit]

Men[edit]

Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
Invacare Doubles Masters
Amsterdam 2012 France Stephane Houdet
Japan Shingo Kunieda
United Kingdom Gorden Reid
Netherlands Ronald Vink
6-7(6), 6-1, 6-2
2011 Netherlands Tom Egberink
France Michael Jeremiasz
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
France Stéphane Houdet
6-4, 6-2
Camozzi Doubles Masters
Bergamo 2010 Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Netherlands Ronald Vink
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
France Stéphane Houdet
7-6(2), 6-4
Camozzi Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters
Bergamo 2009 Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Netherlands Ronald Vink
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
France Stephane Houdet
6-1, 3-6, 6-0
2008 Sweden Stefan Olsson
Sweden Peter Wikstrom
Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Netherlands Ronald Vink
6-4, 2-6, 7-5
2007 France Stéphane Houdet
France Michael Jeremiasz
Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Netherlands Ronald Vink
2-6, 6-4, 6-2
2006 Netherlands Maikel Scheffers
Netherlands Ronald Vink
France Michael Jeremiasz
United Kingdom Jayant Mistry
6-2, 3-6, 6-3
2005 France Michael Jeremiasz
United Kingdom Jayant Mistry
Austria Martin Legner
Japan Satoshi Saida
6-1, 6-2
Brescia 2004 Austria Martin Legner
Japan Satoshi Saida
France Michael Jeremiasz
United Kingdom Jayant Mistry
6-1, 3-6, 6-3
Tremosine 2003 Austria Martin Legner
Japan Satoshi Saida
France Michael Jeremiasz
United Kingdom Jayant Mistry
6-3, 7-6(5)
2002 Germany Kai Schrameyer
United States Stephen Welch
Austria Martin Legner
Japan Satoshi Saida
3-6, 6-4, 6-2
NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters
Amersfoort 2001 Czech Republic Miroslav Brychta
Austria Martin Legner
Poland Tadeusz Kruszelnicki
United Kingdom Jayant Mistry
6-3, 6-2
2000 Netherlands Ricky Molier
United States Stephen Welch
Netherlands Robin Ammerlaan
Netherlands Eric Stuurman
6-3, 6-1

Source: ITF Tennis - Wheelchair

Women[edit]

Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
Invacare Doubles Masters
Amsterdam 2012 Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Aniek van Koot
Germany Sabine Ellerbrock
Japan Yui Kamiji
6-0, 6-3
2011 Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Netherlands Sharon Walraven
Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Aniek van Koot
3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Camozzi Doubles Masters
Bergamo 2010 Netherlands Aniek van Koot
Netherlands Sharon Walraven
United Kingdom Lucy Shuker
United Kingdom Jordanne Whiley
7-5, 6-3
Camozzi Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters
Bergamo 2009 Netherlands Korie Homan
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
2008 Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
2007 Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
2006 Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
2005 Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
France Florence Alix-Gravellier
Netherlands Maaike Smit
6-1, 6-2
Brescia 2004 Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Korie Homan
Belgium Brigitte Ameryckx
Netherlands Sharon Walraven
6-4, 6-2
Tremosine 2003 Netherlands Maaike Smit
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Netherlands Jiske Griffioen
Netherlands Sharon Walraven
6-2, 6-2
2002 Netherlands Maaike Smit
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Netherlands Betty Klave
Netherlands Djoke van Marum
7-6(2), 6-3
NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters
Amersfoort 2001 Netherlands Maaike Smit
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Netherlands Betty Klave
Netherlands Djoke van Marum
7-5, 7-5
2000 Australia Daniela di Toro
Netherlands Maaike Smit
Netherlands Esther Vergeer
Netherlands Sonja Peters
6-4, 6-4

Source: ITF Tennis - Wheelchair

Quad[edit]

Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
Invacare Doubles Masters
Amsterdam 2012 United States Nick Taylor
United States David Wagner
Italy Antonio Raffaele
Netherlands Shraga Weinberg
6-1, 6-4
2011 United States Nick Taylor
United States David Wagner
Italy Antonio Raffaele
Israel Dorrie Timmermans-Van Hall
7-5, 6-4
Camozzi Doubles Masters
Bergamo 2010 United Kingdom Andrew Lapthorne
United Kingdom Peter Norfolk
United States Nick Taylor
United States David Wagner
4-6, 6-1, 6-3
Camozzi Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Masters
Bergamo 2009 United States Nick Taylor
United States David Wagner
2008 Sweden Johan Andersson
Netherlands Bas Van Erp
2007 United States Nick Taylor
United States David Wagner
2006 United States Nick Taylor
United States David Wagner
2005 United States Nick Taylor
United States David Wagner
Brescia 2004 Canada Sarah Hunter
United Kingdom Peter Norfolk
Tremosine 2003 Canada Sarah Hunter
United Kingdom Peter Norfolk

Source: ITF Tennis - Wheelchair

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/wheelchair/tournaments/singles-masters/overview.aspx ITF Singles Masters
  2. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/wheelchair/tournaments/doubles-masters/overview.aspx ITF Double Masters
  3. ^ "Amsterdam Open". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  4. ^ "ITF Tennis - WHEELCHAIR". itftennis.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  5. ^ a b c "Wheelchair Tennis Masters 2014". www.lta.org.uk. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 
  6. ^ Invacare to sponsor wheelchair Doubles Masters at ITF tennis.com, 15 Feb 2011
  7. ^ "ITF Tennis - WHEELCHAIR". itftennis.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01.