Everything played out according to seeding in the top divisions of the USTA Fall Southern Pro Tennis Registry $17,500 Wheelchair Championships on Saturday on Hilton Head Island.
In the Men's Open Singles division, second-seeded Stephen Welch beat fourth-seeded Steve Baldwin 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(3), while top-seeded Gordon Reid, the three-time defending champion, beat Frederic Cazeaudumec, 6-0, 6-0.
In the Women's Open Singles division, No. 2 Katharina Kruger downed No. 3 Francisca Mardones, 6-2, 6-2, while top-seeded Lucy Shuker, the bronze medalist at the recent London Paralympics, beat Jessica Sporte 6-0, 6-0.
Both finals are today at 11 a.m. at Chaplin Park.
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In the Open Doubles divisions, the two singles finalists teamed up to win their respective titles.
The top-seeded team of Reid and Welch beat Steve Baldwin and Frederic Cazeaudumec 6-4, 6-2 to win the men's title, while No. 1 seeds Kruger and Shuker beat Francisca Mardones and Jessica Sporte 6-0, 6-2 for the women's title.
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