Wheelchair Tennis

Australian Paralympic champion attempting 24-hour tennis marathon for charity

By Nick Butler

Wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott is attempting to play for 24 hours straight for charity ©Getty ImagesAustralian wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott is seeking to play for a world record 24 consecutive hours in a bid to raise money for two charities that helped him as a child.

Pakistani tennis player shows support for Cambodian foundation

By Daniel Etchells

Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi has aided four countries through his foundation, Stop War Start Tennis, this year ©Getty ImagesPakistani tennis player Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi has sent five tennis wheelchairs to Cambodia in support of the Killing Fields To Tennis Courts Foundation.

Netherlands duo beat world number one pairing at Wheelchair Doubles Masters

By Daniel Etchells

The Netherlands' Marjolein Buis combined with compatriot Michaela Spaanstra for the first time in a major tournament ©Getty ImagesThe Netherlands' Marjolein Buis and Michaela Spaanstra upset the odds to beat world number one pairing of Japan's Yui Kamiji and Great Britain's Jordanne Whiley at f the 2014 UNIQLO Wheelchair Double Masters in Mission Viejo, California.

Houdet aims for historic Doubles Masters hat trick

By Emily Goddard

Stéphane Houdet is hoping to become the first men's player to win the Doubles Masters three years in succession ©Getty ImagesFrench wheelchair tennis star Stéphane Houdet is hoping to become the first men's player to win the Doubles Masters three years in succession with victory at this week's event in Mission Viejo, California.

Nottingham set to host inaugural World Deaf Tennis Championships in 2015

By Paul Osborne

Nottingham is set to host the inaugural World Deaf Tennis Champiopnships in 2015 ©Tennis FoundationNottingham is set to host the first ever World Deaf Tennis Championships in 2015, it was announced today.

Antalya to stage the wheelchair tennis 2015 BNP Paribas World Team Cup

By Gary Anderson

Stephane Houdet will be out to defend Frances men's World Group crown in Antalya at next year's World Team Cup ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that Antalya, Turkey, will host next year's BNP Paribas World Team Cup.

Paralympic gold medallist to be inducted into Australian Tennis Hall of Fame

By Gary Anderson

David Hall will be inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame next year ©Getty ImagesParalympic gold medallist David Hall is set to be inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame during next year's Australian Open in Melbourne, it has been announced.

Budding wheelchair tennis players take part in British talent-spotting event for Tokyo 2020

By Zjan Shirinian

Glasgow was one of the 11 places to host a Ticket2Tokyo event ©Tennis FoundationEighty budding wheelchair tennis players have been fine-tuning their skills at a Talent ID Festival aimed at finding athletes who could compete for Great Britain at Tokyo 2020.

Double delight for Japan as they dominate US Open wheelchair singles

By Paul Osborne

Shingo Kunieda and Yui Kamiji ensure double delight for Japan at US Open ©Getty ImagesThere was double delight for Japan at the US Open in New York City today as Shingo Kuniedo and Yui Kamiji secured the men's and women's wheelchair tennis titles.
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