Jordanne Whiley beaten in Singles Masters semi-finals

Jordanne Whiley

Jordanne Whiley has been beaten in the semi-finals of the end-of-season Singles Masters in California.

The 21-year-old world number seven was defeated 6-2 6-0 by defending champion Jiske Griffioen in the last four.

Whiley had become the first British female wheelchair tennis player to make the semi-finals of the tournament.

A Briton will play in the doubles final with Whiley and her Japanese partner Yui Kamiji facing Lucy Shuker and Dutch player Marjolein Buis in the last four.

In the men's singles, Britain's Andy Lapthorne beat America's Nick Taylor 6-4 6-4 to win the third-place playoff.

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