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Dahnon Ward hitting a serve at the 2022 Nottingham Futures

Dahnon Ward

GB RANKING4

WORLD RANKING25

CAREER HIGH
28/11/2023 22

ITF TITLES15

WORLD TEAM CUP TIES4

Last updated: 21/05/2024

Dahnon Ward stretches for a backhand at the 2022 cinch Championships

COACH

Martyn Whait

AGE18

PLAYSRight-handed

BACKHANDOne-handed

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TURNED PRO2020

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COACH

Martyn Whait

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About

Tennis beginnings

Ward was born with a rare condition called Category D proximal femoral focal deficiency, meaning he has a very short bone between his hip and knee. He started playing wheelchair tennis in November 2015.

Tennis career

In January 2022 he partnered Ben Batram to become the first all-British partnership to win the boys‘ doubles title at the Junior Masters in Tarbes, France whle finishing runner-up to Bartram in the first all-British boys‘ singles final in the event’s history.

He has three World Team Cup junior silver medals and was named as the inaugural ITF Wheelchair Tennis Junior Boys‘ Player of the Year in 2020. 

Tennis Career

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