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Tennis Foundation launch Push2Podium talent ID programme

This August the Tennis Foundation have launched their Wheelchair Tennis Talent ID Programme, Push2Podium. The programme aims to get new players trying wheelchair tennis and to grow the talent pool of the sport. The Tennis Foundation are encouraging people with a physical disability to attend one of ten free wheelchair tennis festivals hosted across the country. […]

Finals for Brits at the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships

It was another fantastic week of tennis in Nottingham. The British Open featured the world’s best wheelchair tennis players, and the British athletes didn’t disappoint. Great Britain’s Lucy Shuker partnered Stephane Houdet of France to claim the Mixed Doubles title in a hard fought match.  There was another British player on the opposite side of […]

Come and Try Tennis at the British Open

The British Open is one of six Super Series events on the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour and one of the most important tournaments in the world outside of the Grand Slams. As it is following the Wimbledon Championships many of the top elite wheelchair tennis players compete at this tournament, which will mean we have […]

James Shaw and GB quad team become World Champions

Great Britain’s quad wheelchair tennis team won their fifth BNP Paribas World Team Cup title on Sunday in Sardinia after defeating Israel 2-1. Andy Lapthorne, Antony Cotterill and James Shaw all played in in the quad final before Cotterill and Lapthorne won the crucial doubles rubber. Cerebral Palsy Sport Ambassador James Shaw, representing Great Britain […]

CP Sport Ambassador James Shaw selected for World Team Cup

Cerebral Palsy Sport Ambassador James Shaw has been selected to represent Great Britain in the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy, from 1 – 7 May 2017. James is part of the Quad team alongside Andy Lapthorne and Antony Cotterill. In 2016 James won the quad doubles title at the Austrian Open and […]