Tennis

French test looms for Israel

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2012

Israel coach Eyal Ran believes his squad will have to overcome all the odds after drawing France in the World Group.

That was the reward following a superb performance in the playoff against Japan where Amir Weintraub was the star of the show as Israel sealed the decisive rubber to cement a 3-2 victory.

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Israel return to Davis Cup World Group

By Danny Caro, September 18, 2012

Israel returned to the Davis Cup World Group following a thrilling 3-2 victory over Japan in Tokyo.

Amir Weintraub was the star of the show after winning the decisive rubber to cement victory.

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Weintraub gets Israel back on track

By Danny Caro, September 14, 2012

An excellent performance from Amir Weintraub put Israel back on level terms in their Davis Cup World Cup playoff match against Japan in Tokyo.

Japan won the first rubber when Go Soeda beat Dudi Sela 6-2, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, but Weintraub levelled the match with an impressive 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Tatusma Ito at the Ariake Coliseum.

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Gershony, the ace in Israel's Paralympics pack

By Marcus Dysch, September 13, 2012

There has hardly been a dry eye in the Gershony household since Wheelchair Tennis star Noam brought home gold from London.

The 29-year-old displayed little emotion on court throughout the tournament but he struggled to hold back tears of joy after beating top seed David Wagner to win the Quad Singles title.

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2012 Paralympics: Day 10 round-up

By Danny Caro, September 9, 2012

Israel won another two medals on Day 10 of the 2012 Paralympic Games to take their tally to eight overall.

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS
Noam Gershony won Israel's first gold medal of the 2012 Paralympic Games after beating David Wagner of America in straights sets on Saturday.

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Wheelchair tennis gold for Gershony

By Danny Caro, September 9, 2012

Noam Gershony won Israel's first gold medal of the 2012 Paralympic Games after beating David Wagner of America in straights on Saturday.

The Israeli, aged 29, ran out a 6-3, 6-1 victor against the top seed in the Quad Singles final on Centre Court at Eton Manor to win his second medal of the Games.

Gershony, a former helicopter pilot wrapped up the victory in under an hour.

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Weinberg upbeat after defeat

By Danny Caro, September 7, 2012

Shraga Weinberg missed out on the bronze after going down in three sets against Nicholas Taylor of America in the playoff for third place on Court One at Eton Manor.

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Success at last for Sela

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2012

Dudi Sela has justified his decision not to play at the US Open by winning the Bangkok Challenger.

The Israeli Davis Cup star, who is 27 and from Kiryat Shmona, is set return to the top 100 after defeating Yuichi Sugita of Japan 6-1, 7-5, his 13th success on the Challenger tour.

Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich were eliminated from the US Open at the second round stage of the Men’s Doubles.

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2012 Paralympics: Day 8 round-up

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2012

Noam Gershony has booked his place in the final of the Wheelchair Tennis Quad Singles final after cruising to victory in the all-Israeli semi-final in the Wheelchair Tennis event at Eton Manor.

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS

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2012 Paralympics: Day 7 round-up

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2012

Day 7 was a memorable one for Israel who claimed three more medals, with tennis stars Gershony and Shraga Weinber, road cyclist Kobi Leon and rifleman Doron Shaziri reserving their place on the podium.

ROAD CYCLING
Kobi Leon took silver in the Men’s Individual H1 Time Trial at Brands Hatch.

Pascale Bercovitch came home in sixth position in the Women's Individual H4 Time Trial.

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