“Incredible athletes have won this title in the past, and to join this list is huge.”
— Dylan Alcott, 18 Oct 2016
» Alcott crowned Paralympian of the Year
- in juniors, peaked at wheelchair tennis world No.4 in February 2008
- in 2011, was a recipient for the Order of Australia Medal
- offered a wildcard entry at Australian Open 2014 into the quads draw
- rose to quad wheelchair world No.1 in March 2014
- won his first Grand Slam title at Australian Open 2015; also won at the US Open in 2015
- at the Australian Tennis Awards, was nominated for the prestigious Newcombe Medal and won the Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability
- defended his title at Australian Open 2016
- currently studying commerce at the University of Melbourne
- works as a motivational speaker, inspiring the youth of today to change the way that they perceive people with disabilities
- aspires to work in mainstream media as a television presenter; believes added media coverage will speak volumes for people with disabilities, giving them added exposure which they deserve
- loves music festivals; has become world famous for his ‘wheelchair crowdsurfing’.
Queensland Wheelchair Tennis Open, Apia International Sydney, Australian Open, Johannesburg, South African Open, Japan Open, Open de France, British Open
Queensland Wheelchair Tennis Open, Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open, Australian Open, Pensacola Open, Japan Open, BNP Paribas Open de France, Belgian Open, US Open
Melbourne Wheelchair Tennis Open, Cajun Classic, British Open, Swiss Open Starling Hotel Geneva
Queensland Wheelchair Tennis Open, Perry New Zealand Wheelchair Tennis Open, Australian Open, Fab-U-Life USTA/ITF Desert Classic, Cajun Classic, Pensacola Open
Dylan Alcott in the news
Dylan Alcott, not long after claiming an incredible two gold medals at Rio 2016, has been crowned Australian Paralympian of the Year.
Having returned to Australia after an inspiring Rio Paralympic campaign, quads doubles gold medallists Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson reflected on their stunning victory.
Dylan Alcott has come a long way since his traumatic years as a school-aged chid, serving as an inspirational example to both emerging Paraympic athletes and people with a…
Dylan Alcott has capped an incredible return to wheelchair tennis with gold in the quads singles final at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.