Wheelchair Tennis

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.

Calendar Grand Slams galore at US Open as wheelchair doubles play concludes

By Paul Osborne

Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji became the first non-Dutch pairing to win a calendar women's wheelchair doubles Grand Slam with victory at the US Open ©Getty ImagesJordanne Whiley made history today as she became the first British player to win all four Grand Slam titles in a single calendar year after securing the US Open women's wheelchair tennis doubles title alongside Japan's Yui Kamiji.

Defending champion Houdet dumped out of US Open by rising wheelchair tennis star Fernandez

By Zjan Shirinian

Stephane Houdet lost in straight sets to 20-year-old Gustavo Fernandez ©AFP/Getty ImagesDefending champion Stéphane Houdet has crashed out of the wheelchair tennis competition at the US Open after a straight sets defeat at the hands of 20-year-old Gustavo Fernandez.

Reigning wheelchair tennis champion Houdet taken to the brink at US Open

By Gary Anderson

Defending champion Stephane Houdet survived a scare to advance to the semi-finals of the US Open ©Getty ImagesStephane Houdet produced a magnificent fightback to remain on course to defend his wheelchair tennis title at the US Open in New York City, after Belgian Joachim Gerard was a matter of moments away from securing a straight sets win over the Frenchman.

Houdet quietly confident of retaining US Open wheelchair tennis title

By Emily Goddard

Stéphane Houdet is hoping to retain his US Open title this week ©Getty ImagesFrench wheelchair tennis player Stéphane Houdet has said he is confident of retaining his US Open title at the tournament, which is due to get underway at Flushing Meadows in New York City on Thursday (September 4).

Wheelchair tennis champion Vergeer launches biography

By Zjan Shirinian

Esther Vergeer won seven Paralympic gold medals and 42 Grand Slam titles in a glittering career ©Getty ImagesThe most dominant player in wheelchair tennis history has launched her biography - which charts her remarkable recovery from three internal haemorrhages at the age of eight to Paralympic and Grand Slam glory.

Tickets for end-of-season Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park go on sale

By Gary Anderson

Gordon Reid is one of the home stars set to appear at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ©Getty ImagesTickets for the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters are now on sale as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park gets set to welcome the world's top players for the end-of-season showpiece in November.

Line-up announced for US Open wheelchair tennis competition

By Zjan Shirinian

Shingo Kunieda is eyeing up a fifth US Open singles title when competition gets underway in September ©Getty ImagesThe players who will contest the wheelchair tennis competition at the US Open in September have been announced.
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