BNP Paribas world team cup, European qualificationFrom 22 to 26 March in Turkey in AntalyaFrance wins all its matches.France is now in the Elite group and will play in the Wheelchair Tennis World Cup for teamsin Vilamoura (Portugal) from 1st to 7th May 2023

Megasaray Open Tournament, Turkey, Antalya, 17-20 March 2023, ITF Futures SeriesMen’s singles final : victory of the French Gaëtan MENGUY against the French Guilhem LAGET 6-2 6-7 6-1. a 100% French final!Women’s singles final : Viktoriia LVOVA (Russia) against the French Zoé MARAS 7-5 6-3

The Loiret Open Paratennis is pleased to welcome a new partner: the Roederer Group. We welcome him in this beautiful adventure.

Cajun Classic Tournament, USA, Baton Rouge 14-19 March 2023, ITF Super SeriesMen’s singles final: Tokito ODA (JPN) against Gustavo FERNADEZ (ARG) 2-6 6-0 6-1. Note that the Frenchman Frédéric CATTANEO was beaten in the 1st round by the Japanese Takashi SANADA 6-3 6-1Women’s singles final: Diede DE GROOT (NED) against Momoko OHTANI (JPN) 6-2 6-0. Note that the French Pauline DÉROULÈDE lost in the 2nd round against the South African Kgothatso MONTJANE 6-1 6-0

Teams from 22 countries will contest the 2023 BNP Paribas World Team Cup, the ITF’s flagship wheelchair tennis team event.The wheelchair tennis equivalent of the Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup, players compete for their country to become world team champions across four divisions – men’s, women’s, quads and juniors. The 2023 qualifiers will take place from 21-26 March with the World Group from 1-7 May.

8 to 12 March, Georgia Open, USA, ITF Series 1Men’s final Alfie HEWETTE (GBR) against Tokito ODA (JPN) 7-6 6-1Women’s final A Jiske GRIFFIOEN (NED) against Aniek VAN KOOT (NED) 6-3 6-2Note that the Frenchman Frédéric CATTANEO lost in the 2nd round against the Belgian Joachim GERARD and the Frenchwoman PaulineDÉROULÈDE lost in the 1st round against the Chilean Macarena CABRILLANA

Morocco Wheelchair Open from 2 to 4 March 2023 in Casablanca, Morocco, ITF Futures SeriesMen : Victory of Guilhem LAGET (FRA) against Lhaj BOUKARTACHA (MAR) 6-4 4-6 6-4Women: Victory of Zoé MARAS (FRA) with 3 matches won

HelloAfter the ITF3 tournament in Bolton (Great Britain) this week, we go on with the ITF2 tournament in Bolton Some of the French and foreign players well known to the Open Paratennis du Loiret are thereIn the men’s category we can mention : Geoffrey JASIAK (FRA) (who lost in the 1st round), Casey RATZLAFF (USA), Frédéric CATTANEO (FRA) (who won in the 1st round against the Polish Kamil FABSIAK 7-5 6-4), Gaëtan MENGUY (FRA) (who also passed the 1st round against the Austrian Nico LANGMANN 6-2 6-0), Nicolas CHARRIER, … In the women’s category we have : Lucy SHUKER (GBR), Emmanuelle MORCH (FRA), Maayan ZIKRI (ISR), Charlotte FAIRBANK (FRA), Sandrine CAUDERON PAULIN (FRA) (who passes the 1st round against the American Maylee PHELPS 4-6 7-6 6-4 and who will meet Pauline DÉROULÈDE in the next round) Ksénia CHASTEAU (who passes the 1st round against the American Elizabeth WILLIAMS 6-1 6-4…

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Bolton (Great Britain) Indoor ITF3 Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, 17 to 21 February, in Bolton :Men’s singles, victory of Casey Ratzlaff (USA) against the French player Frédéric CATTANEO : 6-4 7-5 This tournament included participants of the Open Paratennis du Loiret 2022 : the 2 finalists but also Geoffrey JASIAK, Nicolas CHARRIER, Gaetan MENGUY, … Women’s singles, victory of Dana MATHEWSON (USA) against the French Pauline DÉROULÈDE : 6-0 6-2 France was well represented with a French girl and a Frenchman in the final On the girls’ side, several of the participants of the Open Paratennis du Loiret 2022 were also present: Dana MATHEWSON (winner of the Open Paratennis du Loiret 2022), Pauline DÉROULÈDE, Ksénia CHASTEAU (who met Dana MATHEWSON in the 1st round), Zoé MARAS, Maayan ZIKRI photo, Dana MATHEWSON at the Loiret Open Paratennis in November 2022, photo credit Grégory PICOUT