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Watch: Paralympic champion Noam Gershoni held a special match against Diego Schwartzman Israel today


During the ATP Watergen Tel Aviv tournament, the Israeli tennis player arrived at the "Expo" seal and met one of the best tennis players in the world • How did it end?

A special event was held today (Monday) during the ATP Watergen Ofen Tel Aviv tournament, when the Paralympic champion Noam Gershoni had a special friendly match against the Jewish Argentinian Diego Schwartzman. 

Schwartzman and Gershoni played a tiebreaker, in which Schwartzman won 7:4.

After that, the 17th ranked in the world asked Gerdoni to let him try playing with the wheelchair so he could experience the feeling for himself. 

Paralympic champion Noam Gershoni against Diego Schwartzman // Photo: ATP250 WATERGEN OPEN tournament in Tel Aviv

Diego expressed a lot of respect and appreciation for the tennis players and praised their abilities and courage, admitting that playing in a chair is much more difficult than it seems.

In conclusion he said he was interested in trying it again and getting better. 

Diego Schwarzman.

Having fun in Israel, photo: Reuters

Gershoni, now 39 years old, participated in the Paralympic Games in 2012, where he won a gold medal in singles and a bronze medal in doubles together with Shraga Weinberg, when he still comes from time to time to help his teammates, as he did in March in the World Championship qualifiers. 

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Source: israelhayom

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