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Japan Para Sports Paralympics Sports

World No. 1 wheelchair tennis player Shingo Kunieda retires

Japan’s Shingo Kunieda, considered one of the greatest wheelchair tennis players of all time, said Sunday he has hung up his racket.

The 38-year-old Kunieda, a winner of 28 Grand Slam titles and three Paralympic gold medals in the men’s singles, retired while at the top of the world rankings.

Disability Japan Paralympics Sports Tokyo 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, underlying conditions are a problem for Paralympic athletes hoping to attend the delayed Tokyo 2020 Games ‬

Athletes seeking to participate in the Tokyo Paralympic Games next year and staff members are struggling to balance preparations to compete and measures against the novel coronavirus, officials at the Japanese Para-Sports Association have said in a recent interview.