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Wheelchair Tennis Initiative


The finalist and runner up posing with their trophies at the wheelchair tennis national finals.

Fuel your passion, hone your skills and be part of the excitement in 2024!

Have you been inspired and excited by our players or even by our Major Events and the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games? If yes, then the Wheelchair Tennis Initiative could be the start of your wheelchair tennis journey.

These one-day events are designed to provide transformative experiences for players who want to discover a new sport or aspire to be a future Grand Slam and Paralympic champion. Each event will acknowledge the fundamental characteristics for wheelchair tennis, making it fun, enjoyable, and exciting!

Don’t miss the chance to be part of something fantastic. Register today and become the next generation of wheelchair tennis players and champions.

I attended a Wheelchair Initiative session in 2021 and was selected to be part of the Wheelchair Performance Pathway. Since then, I haven't looked back. I'm now on the National Age Group Programme and have won 3 National School Games medals, the Wheelchair Nationals and competed in my first ITF Junior tournament. All this has been achieved in under two years with the support of my coaches and the LTA. I've also made new friends, travelled overseas, and got to meet multiple grand slam winners. What more could I ask for? Playing tennis and being part of the Wheelchair Performance Pathway is an absolute blast. Anyone can give it a go.

How to sign up

Attending a Wheelchair Tennis Initiative is FREE. Click the sign-up button to register and choose your preferred event. All dates, locations and time can be seen below:

  • Saturday 11th May 2024: Newport Tennis Centre, Wales, 10am - 3pm
  • Sunday 19th May 2024: Silksworth Community Pool Tennis & Wellness Centre, Sunderland, 10am – 3pm
  • Sunday 15th September 2024: Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, 10am - 3pm
  • Sunday 22nd September 2024: Easton Tennis Centre, Norwich, 10am - 3pm
  • Saturday 28th September 2024: University of Bolton Arena, Bolton, 10am – 3pm
  • Saturday 19th October 2024: National Tennis Centre, London, 10am – 3pm

Sign up here

We look forward to seeing you on court!

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