Wheelchair Tennis

Kunieda extends unbeaten run with victory at Melbourne Cup

By Paul Osborne

Shingo Kunieda extended his win streak to 57 matches with victory at the Melbourne Open ©Getty ImagesShingo Kunieda's winning streak continued as he stormed to victory at the Melbourne Open wheelchair tennis tournament just a week before he begins his Australian Open title defence.

Grassroots wheelchair tennis given huge boost in United States

By Paul Osborne

A record level of funding is set to be available for grass roots wheelchair tennis in the United States ©Getty ImagesThe United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that it is awarding a record level of funding to 20 wheelchair tennis programmes nationwide.

Visually impaired tennis camps to take place at London 2012 Paralympic venue

By Nick Butler

Training sessions for visually impaired tennis players will begin later this month at the Lee Valley Centre ©Lee ValleyA series of visually impaired tennis training camps will begin at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, the London 2012 Paralympic venue, at the end of the month.

Japanese pair favoured to continue wheelchair tennis dominance at Australian Open

By Nick Butler

Defending champion Shingo Kunieda will seek a repeat of his 2014 Australian Open victory ©Getty ImagesJapanese duo Shingo Kunieda and Yui Kamiji lead the seedings for next month's Australian Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships in Mebourne, with quad singles player Dylan Alcott set to head the home charge. 

British wheelchair tennis players rack up most international titles in 2014

By Paul Osborne

Great British wheelchair tennis stars secured more titles than athletes from any other nation over the 2014 season ©Getty ImagesBritish wheelchair tennis stars have claimed more titles in 2014 than athletes from any other nation, year-ending figures have shown.

Wagner, Kunieda and Kamiji top wheelchair tennis world rankings

By Nick Butler

David Wagner will end the season as quad singles world number one ©Getty ImagesUnited States' quad tennis star David Wagner will end 2014 as the world's top ranked singles and doubles player, while Japanese duo Shingo Kunieda and Yui Kamiji lead the male and female wheelchair singles standings.  

Kuneida and Van Koot win Wheelchair Tennis Masters titles

By Paul Osborne 

Aniek Van Koot won the women's singles title at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters ©TwitterShingo Kunieda and Aniek Van Koot have lifted the men's and women's titles at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in London this afternoon.

Wagner wins seventh title at NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters final

By Daniel Etchells

United States' David Wagner celebrates his seventh Masters title in the quad division ©James JordanUnited States' David Wagner claimed the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters quad singles title for an unprecedented seventh time at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre this afternoon.

British hope Reid through to face world number one at NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

By Daniel Etchells

Gordon Reid meets world number one Shingo Kunieda in the semi-finals of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters ©James JordanGreat Britain's Gordon Reid set up a semi-final clash with world number one Shingo Kunieda after a gutsy three-set win against France's Nicolas Peifer on day three of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in London.
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