Wheelchair Tennis

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.

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).
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