Wheelchair tennis follows the same rules of tennis, uses the same size court and same net height. The only alteration to the rules is that wheelchair tennis allows for the two-bounce rule.
Looking to get started in wheelchair tennis? Follow our player pathway to get involved:
Get started > Participate > Player Development > Competition
Contact your Member Association to see if there are any Open Days/Come and Try Days or tennis programs for wheelchair tennis players coming up near you. Learn more about programs for players with a disability in your state:
Find a wheelchair tennis program at a club near you:
Find a coach to help improve your skills:
Attend a state-based Development Camp to improve your skills. These camps are held on a state by state basis and selection is at the discretion of the National Wheelchair Tennis Coach.
Date: Tuesday 3 December 2013, finishes Tuesday 21 January 2014
Time: 6–8 pm
Where: Herb Graham Rec Centre, Mirrabooka
More info: WCSWA Social Tennis Program 2013-14
Apply for government grant assistance to help cover the cost of travelling or equipment.
> Contact the Australian Sports Commission or your local government for grant assistance
> Discuss National Academy Scholarship opportunities with Tennis Australia
> View the wheelchair player scholarship criteria
Upcoming APC Talent Search opportunities are listed on the Australian Paralympic Committee’s website.