Inclusion & Diversity

Find out about how to get involved in tennis today.

Dylan Alcott AO
 Heath Davidson, world No.3 Quad player
Adam Fayad, Victorian Blind and Low Vision Tennis Player
Robert Fletcher, Victorian Blind and Low Vision Tennis Player
Olivia Sayers, ATC 2022 II-2 Women’s Singles Champion
Ryder Smith, Junior Player Deaf/Hard of HearingAll Abilities Day launch.   Melbourne Park AUSTRALIA Wednesday, December 14, 2022. MANDATORY PHOTO CREDIT Tennis Australia/ Fiona Hamilton
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First Nations
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club tennis
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Women and Girls
Play Tennis shoot. Day 1, 17 June 2021 at Floreat Tennis Club, players 9-12, 13-17, 50 plus. Edited JPEG. All rights owned by Tennis Australia, no expiry. MANDATORY PHOTO CREDIT Tennis Australia
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Our aim is that tennis reflects Australia’s diverse communities and people, so everyone has the opportunity to get involved in tennis in a way that is meaningful for them. We believe that diversity is a strength and inclusion is a human right.

If you would like to learn more about tennis for players of differing abilities, please contact [email protected].

How we can help

  • Provide opportunities for people from underrepresented to be involved and participate in tennis, including but not limited to people with disabilities, Indigenous Australians, multicultural communities and LGBTQ+ communities
  • Make available a variety of tennis playing options at all levels from a recreational to competitive level, from local to elite international standards
  • Provide advice, information, guidance, support and resources for all clubs and communities that want to become inclusive to people from underrepresented groups
  • Promote tennis for people from underrepresented groups in all areas of the community
  • Provide access to opportunities aligned to those offered to mainstream tennis players
  • Encourage tennis clubs and associations to undertake or to be involved in inclusive programs for people from underrepresented groups
  • Provide greater support to encourage people from underrepresented groups to take on roles across the whole of the sport, including as players, coaches, administrators and officials


> Officiating and volunteers
> Administrators


> Best ways to communicate
> Appropriate terminology


> Tennis players


> Coaching tennis
> Modify activities for players with a disability (TREE)

Here you can find out what programs Tennis Australia has for:
> Indigenous players
> Multicultural (CALD) groups