NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Vergeer wins Paralympic gold
Esther Vergeer continued her dominance in wheelchair tennis this weekend by winning the gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Beijing. Verger defeated Korie Homan, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6. Both Verger and Homan are from the Netherlands. Verger, a former wheelchair basketball competitor, has won a number of titles in both singles and doubles, including 25 singles championships in the four majors.