Joachim Gérard

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Joachim Gérard
Swiss Open Geneva - 20140712 - Semi final Men - J. Gerard vs S. Houdet 104.jpg
Country (sports) Belgium
Born (1988-10-15) 15 October 1988 (age 32)
Limelette, Belgium
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record504–205
Highest rankingNo. 1 (5 December 2016)
Current rankingNo. 5 (14 January 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenF (2016)
French OpenF (2020) QF (2014, 2015, 2016)
WimbledonSF (2016, 2018)
US OpenSF (2015)
Other tournaments
MastersW (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
Paralympic GamesBronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2016)
Doubles
Career record337–207
Highest rankingNo. 3 (17 November 2014)
Current rankingNo. 5 (14 January 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2017, 2019)
French OpenW (2014)
WimbledonW (2019)
US OpenF (2013)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesW (2014)
Paralympic Games2R (2012, 2016)
Last updated on: 14 January 2019.

Joachim Gérard (born 15 October 1988) is a Belgian wheelchair tennis player. Gérard is a former singles world number one.

Gérard is the champion of four grand slam doubles titles at the 2014 French Open, 2017 Australian Open, 2019 Australian Open and 2019 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Gérard has also won singles title of the Wheelchair Tennis Masters in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019.[3][4][5]

Awards[edit]

Belgian Paralympic Athlete of the Year (2013 & 2019)[6][7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olsson and Gerard: men's wheelchair doubles champions". ausopen.com.
  2. ^ Schofield, Daniel (13 July 2019). "British hopes suffer defeat in Wimbledon wheelchair finals". The Telegraph. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Gerard, Griffioen and Wagner win 2015 NEC Masters titles". www.tennisfoundation.org.uk.
  4. ^ "Gordon Reid beaten by Joachim Gerard in Masters final at Olympic Park". www.bbc.com.
  5. ^ "Alcott, Gerard, de Groot win 25th NEC Masters". www.itftennis.com.
  6. ^ https://www.sport.be/nl/ditwas/2013/article.html?Article_ID=667361
  7. ^ https://nl.metrotime.be/2019/12/21/news/sportgala-2019-joachim-gerard-pakt-voor-de-tweede-keer-de-prijs-voor-paralympier-van-het-jaar/

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