Wheelchair Tennis is one of the fastest growing wheelchair sports in the world! Wheelchair tennis is played the same way as able-bodied tennis with the exception being that the wheelchair player is allowed two bounces of the ball. The second bounce may also occur outside the court.
Men and Women complete separately in the open division, while players with higher levels of impairment compete in the mixed quad division. Wheelchair tennis is one of the few adaptive sports that can be integrated, allowing a wheelchair tennis player to compete in non-wheelchair tennis leagues, tournaments, and juniors can play on their high school tennis teams.
Ability360 offers private and small group wheelchair tennis lessons and clinics for all ages and abilities.
For more information contact: Kaitlyn Verfuerth – Kaitlynv@ability360.org
Ability360 Desert Open Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
Ability360 Desert Open is a Level 4 USTA Wheelchair Tennis Tournament February 10,11,12 hosted by Ability360 at the beautiful Phoenix Tennis Center. Registration is now open through this USTA PlayTennis site.
Novice Wheelchair Fall Tennis Clinics
Novice clinics will run October 17th – December 12th on Mondays from 6pm-8pm at the Phoenix Tennis Center. This clinic is open to beginners and those needing to improve on their foundational skills.
Advance Wheelchair Fall Tennis Clinics
Advance clinics will run from October 21st – December 16th on Wednesdays from 6pm-8 pm at the Phoenix Tennis Center. This clinic is open to advance players who want to hone in on their current skills.