Sarah Calati

  • Age37
  • Born13 October 1986
  • Birth PlaceVictoria, Australia
  • LivesForest Hill, Victoria, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I am fortunate enough to be able to go to all these different countries every year and do something I love.”

— Sarah Calati, 14 May 2014

» Wheelchair profile: Sarah Calati

On Court

  • used to play tennis as a child
  • started playing wheelchair tennis in 2009
  • the first time she played, she met Greg Crump at Albert Reserve tennis courts
  • started out playing with very little experience pushing a wheelchair, but knew it was going to be a challenge, which she loved and wanted to keep playing and get better
  • her idol is Dani Di Toro

Off Court

  • enjoys gardening
  • works four days a week for a landscaping business as a gardener
  • her weekends she keeps for some down time and catching up with friends.
  • she says “My family and friends really inspire me. They’re all so hardworking and supportive. This really motivates me and I feel really lucky to have such amazing people around.”



SSC Open (Colombo), SL Open (Colombo), BNP Paribas World Team Cup Asian Qualification


New Zealand Open, SSC Open (Colombo), Slovakia Open

BNP Paribas World Team Cup Asian Qualification, Melbourne Open

Malaysian Open, DF Wheelchair Tennis Open


Sarah Calati in the news

Paralympics: Alcott through to quads semis
Dylan Alcott in action at the Rio 2016 Paralympics; Getty Images
11 September, 2016

Dylan Alcott continued his march to Paralympic gold in Rio after wins in singles and in doubles with Aussie partner Heath Davidson.
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Paralympic tennis draws released
Ben Weekes; Fiona Hamilton
9 September, 2016

Adam Kellerman, Ben Weekes, Sarah Calati, Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson have been handed winnable opening-round assignments at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
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Gallery: wheelchair stars prepare for Rio
Heath Davidson (L) and Dylan Alcott at an Australian wheelchair team lunch in Miami; Tennis Australia
5 September, 2016

Australia's wheelchair tennis team has practised and bonded at a training camp in Miami before heading to Rio for the 2016 Paralympics.
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Calati headed to Rio Paralympics
Coach Greg Crump passes on some tips to wheelchair tennis player Sarah Calati; TENNIS AUSTRALIA
26 August, 2016

Australia's Sarah Calati has nabbed a place in the women's wheelchair tennis singles field at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
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