Wheelchair Tennis

Kunieda completes double for Japan by claiming wheelchair tennis British Open title

By Gary Anderson

Shingo Kunieda secured a fifth British Open title with his win in Nottingham today ©Getty ImagesWorld number one Shingo Kunieda denied Gordon Reid a win on home soil by claiming the men's singles wheelchair tennis British Open title for a fifth time to follow his compatriot Yui Kamiji, who secured the women's singles crown yesterday.

Alcott and Kamiji win in rainy Nottingham to secure British Open titles

By Nick Butler

Dylan Alcott upset the home crowd by winning the quad singles title ©James Jordan/Tennis FoundationAustralia's Dylan Alcott broke British hearts by defeating Andy Lapthorne in the quad singles final at the wheelchair tennis British Open in Nottingham, while Japan's Yui Kamiji claimed the women's singles title. 

Lapthorne lights up home crowd by ousting top seed in British Open semi-finals

By Nick Butler

Andy Lapthorne en route to the final of the quad singles at the British Open ©LTAGreat Britain's Andy Lapthorne used the home crowd to inspire himself to one of the best wins of his career against American quad singles world number one David Wagner at the wheelchair tennis British Open in Nottingham. 

Top seeds to meet as semi-final spots sealed at wheelchair tennis British Open

By Zjan Shirinian

Andy Lapthorne will get plenty of support from the British crowd in tomorrow's semi-final ©Tennis FoundationThe heavyweights at the wheelchair tennis British Open are preparing to meet, after the top seeds all successfully navigated their way into the semi-finals.

Miki and Kruger only seeds to fall on second day of wheelchair tennis British Open

By Gary Anderson

Katharina Kruger was one of the big names to fall on day two of the British Open ©Getty Images Japan's Takuya Miki and German Katharina Kruger were the big names to fall on day two of the wheelchair tennis British Open as both went down to shock defeats despite taking one set leads in their respective matches.

World number three Reid leads home charge on first day at wheelchair tennis British Open

By Gary Anderson

Gordon Reid was in imperious form as he won in Nottingham without dropping a game on the first day of the British Open ©Getty Images Gordon Reid secured a resounding win on the opening day of the wheelchair tennis British Open as a number of home players impressed at the Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Whiley becomes first British woman to lift Wimbledon wheelchair tennis trophy

By Emily Goddard

Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji celebrate after winning the Wimbledon wheelchair ladies' doubles trophy ©Getty ImagesJordanne Whiley today made history by becoming the first British woman to lift a Wimbledon wheelchair tennis trophy as she secured the doubles title with Japanese partner Yui Kamiji.

Home hope Whiley chasing first victory in third successive Wimbledon final

By Nick Butler

Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji are through to the final of the women's wheelchair doubles at Wimbledon ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Jordanne Whiley will be hoping it will be third time lucky as she qualified for a third successive Wimbledon wheelchair doubles final today, with Japanese partner Yui Kamiji.

UNIQLO named sponsor for number of ITF's flagship wheelchair tennis events

By Paul Osborne

The ITF has signed a three-year partnership agreeement with UNIQLO naming the company sponsor of some of the body's major properties ©ITFThe International Tennis Federation (ITF) has today signed a three year-partnership agreement with Japanese clothing company UNIQLO, naming it the title sponsor for a number of the governing body's flagship wheelchair tennis properties.
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