COME & TRY DAYS – Deaf & Hard of Hearing Tennis

Tennis Australia is hosting state-based Come & Try days on 3 June in both Victoria and New South Wales for players interested in trying out for state-based and national team squads.

You could be selected to represent Australia at the World Deaf Teams Championships (22-29 September 2018) in Antayla, Turkey, or for future international tournaments.

> Find out more information on the teams championships

Eligibility for competing at international tournaments:

 Code  Hearing level loss  Eligibility
 AU2  55 dB or more 3FAHL  Eligible to compete in AU1 events plus ICSD approved events (e.g. Deaflympic Games, World Deaf Championships) and Australian National Sporting Organisation controlled events

> Read more about eligibility information

Victoria Come & Try Session

Where: National Tennis Centre (level 2), Entrance D, Olympic Boulevard, Richmond VIC 3001

When: Sunday 3 June 2018, 10am-12pm

Please register by Friday 1 June to Holly Tawse, [email protected]

New South Wales Come & Try Session

Where: Sydney Olympic Park (Indoor Court), Rod Laver Drive, Sydney Olympic Park

When: Sunday 3 June 2018, 10am-12pm

Please register by Friday 1 June to Holly Tawse, [email protected]


If you cannot attend a Come & Try session on 3 June in either VIC or NSW locations but interested in trying out for a state or national squad, we would still like to hear from you.

Please submit the following video to coach Daniel Norris ([email protected]) by Sunday, June 3rd, 2018:

  • Short clip of you rallying
  • Short clip of you serving
  • And state what level of tennis you currently play at (i.e. Pennant level if possible, etc.).

For more information on these events or being part of state and national squads for Deaf & Hard of Hearing, please email Holly Tawse, [email protected]

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