“Right now, I'm loving getting out of bed and playing tennis.”
— Dylan Alcott, 13 Jul 2019
» Dylan Alcott wins Wimbledon quad singles title
- 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’.
Bendigo Open, Australian Open, Japan Open, French Open, Wimbledon
Sydney International, Australian Open, Cajun Classic, World Team Cup, US Open, Wheelchair Tennis Masters
Sydney International, Australian Open, Japan Open
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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
Ash Barty falls one match short of defending her US Open women's doubles title while Dylan Alcott's Grand Slam quest ends in the final of the quad wheelchair singles.
Dylan Alcott will play Andy Lapthorne in the US Open quad singles final, aiming for an historic calendar year Grand Slam.
Dylan Alcott defeats Bryan Barten 6-2 6-0 in his opening quad wheelchair singles match to get his US Open campaign off to the perfect start.
Australian quartet Ash Barty, Dylan Alcott, Tristan Schoolkate and Rinky Hijikata all feature on the Day 11 schedule of play at Flushing Meadows.