Joachim Gérard triumphs at Queen's


The Belgian player won the wheelchair tennis tournament in both singles and doubles on the outdoor grass courts at the Queen's Club in London.

As the biggest grass-court tournament of the season in the run-up to the Wimbledon Grand Slam, Queen's brings the world's best tennis players to London.

In the wheelchair category, Joachim Gérard won the singles against Stéphane Houdet (France), ranked 5th in the world, 6-1, 6-2.

Having feared for his career after a heart attack at the last Paralympic Games in Tokyo, the player from Brabant proved that he has returned to full physical and mental fitness and can once again win at the highest level.

Already a two-time Grand Slam winner at the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2021, Joachim Gerard has just won the 43rd tournament of his singles career.

The 33-year-old Belgian also played doubles with Britain's Andrew Penney, winning the final against the British pair of Ben Bartram and Dahnon Ward after his singles win.

All eyes are now on the sporting performance of this great champion at Wimbledon!