Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Wheelchair Tennis

The Grandy Man: Quad star Dylan Alcott aims for two Slams at US Open

In singles and doubles, there's no one quite like this 28-year-old from Australia. The US Open is more than just singles, doubles and juniors. The wheelchair and quad tournaments showcase some of the most dedicated...

LIVING THE DREAM How I became a wheelchair tennis star after I was paralysed...

LAUREN Jones, 23, is a wheelchair tennis player from Worthing. Lauren, who was number 25 in the world, tells how she made her sport dreams come true and is now living a life she loves,...

Paralympian Mackenzie Soldan Is Making History in Wheelchair Tennis

The 26-year-old is the first wheelchair player to train full-time at the USTA National Campus. After winning Paralympic Gold at the 2016 Rio Games, Mackenzie Soldan considered the elite athlete chapter in her life to...

Accident survivor making a name in wheelchair tennis

In the course of three years, Taylor Graham has accomplished many things: Survived a motorcycle accident, adjusted to a spinal cord injury and a new life in a wheelchair, picked up the sport of...

Driving wheels of inspiration

It is one thing to believe that it is your responsibility to inspire, but driving over 5000kms to reach out to thousands of speciallyabled citizens from the southernmost tip of the country to its...

Wheelchair tennis helps overcome injuries

South Charlotte pair travels the country playing in tournaments Nick Burnham and Larry Keeter have a lot in common. They share a south Charlotte apartment, but they also are tennis partners who travel together to compete...