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Paralympic Games wheelchair tennis champion Nick Taylor retires


Three-time Paralympic wheelchair tennis champion medallist Nick Taylor has announced his retirement.

Taylor, an American who turns 42 this week, won 11 Grand Slam doubles titles with David Wagner โ€” seven at the US Open and four at the Australian Open.

At the Paralympic Games, they won gold medals in 2004, 2008 and 2012, along with a silver in 2016. Taylor also won the quad singles bronze in 2012.

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The pair played together at an event at the USTA National Campus in Orlando over the weekend, Taylorโ€™s farewell to competition.

Taylor, who is from Kansas, has been ranked No. 1 in quad singles and doubles.

He now aims to make it to the 2024 Paris Paralympics in a new sport, boccia.

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