Wheelchair Tennis

Fernandez clinches first ITF1 title of the season in Rotterdam

By Liam Morgan

Argentina's Gustavo Fernandez claimed the first ITF1 Series singles title of the year with a three-sets win over Joachim GerardArgentina's Gustavo Fernandez claimed the first International Tennis Federation (ITF) 1 Series singles title of the year as he beat Belgium's Joachim Gerard in three-sets to win the ABN AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.

Alcott claims maiden Grand Slam title in front of home crowd at Australian Open

By Liam Morgan

Dylan Alcott sealed his maiden Grand Slam title in convincing fashion in front of his home crowd in Melbourne ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Dylan Alcott claimed his maiden quad wheelchair Grand Slam singles title with a straight-sets win over David Wagner in front of his home crowd at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Home favourite into Australian Open final as two wheelchair titles decided

By Michael Pavitt

Dylan Alcott will face David Wagner in the quad wheelchair singles final ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Dylan Alcott is through to the final of the quad wheelchair singles at the Australian Open in Melbourne, having come through the group stage in impressive style, winning all three matches without losing a set.

Lapthorne and Wagner seal quad doubles title at Australian Open

By Paul Osborne

Andy Lapthorne and David Wagner have won the Australian Open wheelchair tennis quad doubles title ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Andy Lapthorne has won his fourth Australian Open wheelchair quads double title following victory in Melbourne today.

International Tennis Federation renews sponsorship agreement for wheelchair tennis with NEC

By Daniel Etchells

NEC has sponsored the ITF Wheelchair Tennis Masters for more than 20 years ©Getty ImagesThe International Tennis Federation (ITF) has renewed its long-standing agreement with NEC Corporation, which will see the Japanese company remain as the title sponsor of the Wheelchair Tennis Masters and official partner of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour until 2017.

Kunieda extends unbeaten run with victory at Melbourne Cup

By Paul Osborne

Japan's 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. 
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