Henry De Cure

  • Age24
  • 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


  • 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

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
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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