PLAYER PROFILE

Henry De Cure

  • Age25
  • Born 5 January 1993
  • LivesGlenelg, South Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachPeter McGrath and Martin Richards
  • Pro Since2007

On Court

  • Represented Australia in the Junior World Team Cup in 2008 and broke into the world’s top 20 junior players
  • started playing tennis after participating in a Tennis South Australia program for players with a disability
  • most enjoys about wheelchair tennis the speed you can move around the court, as well as hitting winners
  • idolises David Hall because of his freakish talent and aims to one day reach the world’s top 10

Off Court

  • favourite food is homemade pizza
  • enjoys watching sport
  • mother, Debra, is a public servant and father, Greg, is a strategic planner
  • has a younger sister, Emma

Titles/Finals

  • 2014 Charles Sturt Wheelchair Open (singles) (FR)/(doubles) (FR)
  • 2014 Melbourne Open (singles) (FR)/ (doubles) (QF)
  • 2014 Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open (singles)/ (doubles) (FR)
  • 2013 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open (singles) (SF)/ (doubles) (FR)
  • 2013 British Open (singles)/(doubles) (FR)
  • 2013 Sri Lankan Open (singles) (SF)/(doubles) (SF)
  • 2013 Melbourne Open (singles) (FR) (doubles) (SF)
  • 2013 APIA Sydney International Wheelchair Open (singles)/(doubles) (QF)
  • 2012 Metropolitan Open (singles) (QF)/ (doubles) (FR)
  • 2012 Melbourne Open (singles) (QF)/(doubles) (FR)
  • 2012 Sydney International Wheelchair Open (singles) (QF)/(doubles) (SF)
  • 2011 ITF International Junior Camp (singles)
  • 2011 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open (singles) (FR)/ (doubles) (FR)
  • 2011 Airport Company South Africa South African Open (singles) (FR)/ (doubles) (QF)
  • 2011 Sydney International Wheelchair Open (singles) (SF)/ (doubles) (QF)
  • 2010 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open (singles) (SF)/(doubles) (QF)
  • 2010 North Queensland Wheelchair Championship (singles) (SF)/(doubles) (SF)
  • 2010 Israel Open (singles) (SF)/ (doubles) (FR)
  • 2010 Cruyff Foundation Junior Camp Asia-Oceania (singles)
  • 2009 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open (singles) (QF)/ (doubles) (SF)
  • 2009 North Queensland Wheelchair Championship (singles) (QF)/ (doubles) (SF)
  • 2009 Melbourne Open (singles) (FR)
  • 2008 NSW Wheelchair Tennis Open (singles) (FR)/(doubles) (SF)
  • 2008 South Pacific Wheelchair Tennis Open (singles) (FR)/(doubles) (SF)
  • 2008 Victorian Hardcourt Championships (doubles) (SF)
  • 2007 SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL (singles) (SF)
  • 2006 Cruyff Foundation Junior Camp Asia-Oceania (singles) (QF)

Henry De Cure in the news

Dylan Alcott leads top Aussie wheelies named for World Team Cup
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 02:  World Cup Team members pose during the Tennis Australia World Cup Team Shoot on May 2, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
15 May, 2018

Australia’s top wheelchair tennis athletes have their sights set on gold when they head to Apeldorn, Netherlands, for the BNP Paribas World Team Cup at the end of the month.
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ITF Wheelchair Futures event to hit West Lakes
Wheelchair tennis
7 February, 2014

For the first time, the City of Charles Sturt Wheelchair Open will be held at the West Lakes Tennis Club this week, from 7 to 9 February 2014.
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Bronze medal for Australian junior wheelchair team
Henry de Cure. TENNIS AUSTRALIA
6 May, 2011

Australia has defeated Great Britain to finish third in the junior teams event at the 2011 World Team Cup in Pretoria, South Africa.
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