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Japanese Wheelchair Tennis Star Kunieda to Retire

Japanese Wheelchair Tennis Star Kunieda to Retire

   Tokyo, Jan. 22 (Jiji Press)--Japanese wheelchair tennis star Shingo Kunieda on Sunday said he will retire from competition.
   "I've made the decision as I came to feel strongly that I have done enough," the 38-year-old said on Twitter.
   Kunieda, who earned three Paralympic singles gold medals, became the world's first male wheelchair tennis player to achieve a career Grand Slam of all four majors by winning Wimbledon last year.

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