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         Wheelchair Tennis:     more books (22)
  1. Wheelchair Tennis: Myth to Reality by Bal Moore, Randy Snow, 1994-04
  2. Tennis in a Wheelchair by B. A. Parks, 1987-06
  3. Strategies for coping with positioning in wheelchair tennis.: An article from: Palaestra by Yeshayahu Hutzler, Yael Frigia, et all 1996-01-01
  4. Minnesota hosts National Wheelchair Tennis Championship.: An article from: Palaestra
  5. Wheelchair Tennis Tournaments: 2008 Australian Open - Wheelchair Men's Singles, 2007 Australian Open - Wheelchair Men's Singles
  6. Wheelchair Tennis Players at the 2008 Summer Paralympics: Esther Vergeer, Robin Ammerlaan, David Wagner, Peter Norfolk, Ronald Vink
  7. Wheelchair tennis.(12-year-old Andy Fuss plays wheelchair tennis at the National Institute of Fitness and Sport): An article from: Children's Digest
  8. Wheelchair Tennis: Wheelchair Tennis at the Paralympics, Wheelchair Tennis Players, Wheelchair Tennis Tournaments, Esther Vergeer
  9. Leading by example in game, set, life.(Sports)(Wheelchair tennis great Randy Snow makes more than a few points about living and playing during an impromptu ... from: The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
  10. Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Players by Country: Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Players of Austria
  11. Wheelchair Tennis Players: Esther Vergeer
  12. Wheelchair Tennis Players at the 2004 Summer Paralympics: Esther Vergeer
  13. Wheelchair tennis rolls into communities.(BRANCH NEWS): An article from: Parks & Recreation
  14. Wheelchair Tennis Events at the 2008 Summer Paralympics: Wheelchair Tennis at the 2008 Summer Paralympics - Men's Singles

61. USTA Eastern Section - Communitytennis - 2/6/2003 50214 AM
HISTORY AND RULES. Created in 1976 in California, wheelchair tennis oneof the fastest growing and most challenging of all wheelchair sports.
http://www.eastern.usta.com/communitytennis/custom.sps?iType=1239&icustompageid=

62. Teen Sports - City Of Fort Collins, Colorado
wheelchair tennis (ARO). I. Classes Indoor tennis? What NOTE Classon March 1 will be included in the wheelchair tennis social. AGE
http://www.ci.fort-collins.co.us/recreator/t-sports.php?CID=12

63. Adult Sports - City Of Fort Collins, Colorado
wheelchair tennis (ARO). I. Classes. A sports tennis chair will be available to demo.NOTE Class on March 1 will be included in the wheelchair tennis social.
http://www.ci.fort-collins.co.us/recreator/a-sports.php?CID=6

64. USTA Middle States Section - Communitytennis - 2/6/2003 70116
wheelchair tennis is one of the fastest growing and most challenging of all wheelchairtennis sports. wheelchair tennis was extremely successful in 2001.
http://www.middlestates.usta.com/communitytennis/custom.sps?iType=1402&icustompa

65. Rules Of Tennis
The Rules of wheelchair tennis. c. He fails to keep one buttock in contact with hiswheelchair seat when contacting the ball. V. Wheelchair/AbleBodied Tennis.
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The Rules of Wheelchair Tennis The game of wheelchair tennis follows the same rules as able-bodied tennis as endorsed by the International Tennis Federation except the wheelchair tennis player is allowed two bounces of the ball. The player must return the ball before it hits the ground a third time. The wheelchair is part of the body and all applicable ITF Rules which apply to a player's body shall apply to the wheelchair. I. The Competitive Wheelchair Tennis Player
a. In order to be eligible to compete in sanctioned ITF wheelchair tennis tournaments and the paralympic games, a player must have a medically diagnosed permanent mobility-related physical disability. This permanent physical disability must result in a substantial or total loss of function in one or more lower extremities. If, as a result of these functional limitations, the player is unable to play competitive able-bodied tennis (that is, having the mobility to cover the court with adequate speed), then the player is eligible to play competitive wheelchair tennis in sanctioned ITF wheelchair tennis tournaments.
b. Examples of permanent disabilities that meet the eligibility criteria are: paralysis; amputation; radiological evidence of limb shortening; partial to full joint ankylosis or joint replacement. Such physical disabilities must consistently interfere with functional mobility. Findings such as soft tissue contracture, ligamentous instability, edema or disuse atrophy, or symptoms such as pain or numbness, without other eligibility criteria listed above shall not be considered a permanent physical disability.

66. The All England Lawn Tennis And Croquet Club - Press Release: Wheelchair Tennis
wheelchair tennis Comes to Wimbledon. For the first time at The Championships spectatorswill get the chance to see a demonstration of wheelchair tennis.
http://www.wimbledon.org/pressreleases/wheelchair_3_7_2001.stm
News Archive Features Press Releases Caption Competition News Archive Features Press Releases Caption Competition About the All England Club The Road to Wimbledon Croquet Wimbledon Credit Card Jobs at the Club Contact the All England Club About the All England Club The Road to Wimbledon Croquet Wimbledon Credit Card Jobs at the Club Contact the All England Club Lawn Tennis Museum Wimbledon Art Gallery Guided Tours Education Lawn Tennis Museum Wimbledon Art Gallery Guided Tours Education Debenture Holders' Guide Debentures Information History of Debentures Debentures Virtual Tour Seating Maps Debenture Holders' Guide Debentures Information History of Debentures Debentures Virtual Tour Seating Maps About The Championships Tickets Temporary Employment Visitor Information Travel Information Frequently Asked Questions About The Championships Tickets Temporary Employment Visitor Information Travel Information Frequently Asked Questions 2002 Championships Website Rolls of Honour History of The Championships The Trophies Video Vault Downloads 2002 Championships Website Rolls of Honour History of The Championships The Trophies Video Vault Downloads Championships Management LTA Grand Slams Around the Grounds Seating Maps Interactive Map The Long Term Plan Championships Management LTA Grand Slams Around the Grounds Seating Maps Interactive Map The Long Term Plan
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Press Release Wheelchair Tennis Comes to Wimbledon

67. Antwerp Open - Wheelchair Tennis Tour
The official website of the international wheelchair tennis tournament Antwerp Open Championship series 4. Just go here. wheelchair tennis Club Forest Wheels.
http://www.antwerp-open.com/
17/03/2003 - Website has been updated for our 10th edition in the summer of 2003! 22/08/2002 - Photos of Antwerp Open are online now! 18/08/2002 - Final results are available! th Antwerp Open
Championship series 3 Memorial Herman van der Wallen
th Antwerp Open
13-17 August 2003
We are very pleased to announce the...
th anniversary
...of Antwerp Open. Our international wheelchair tennis tournament started small in 1994, but became a highly valued event throughout the years. For 2003, the International Tennis Federation approved Antwerp Open to become a CS3 tournament Do you have suggestions or some comments about the tournament? We would sure like to hear about it: info@antwerp-open.com
Up-to-date results
On our results page you can see the latest wins and losses in the game tables. The tables of our 2001 edition and older can only be downloaded in PDF. Be sure to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to be able to open these files.

68. USTA Southern Section - Communitytennis - 2/6/2003 73825 AM
USA wheelchair tennis is one of the fastest growing and most challengingof all wheelchair sports. USA wheelchair tennis State Coordinators.
http://www.southern.usta.com/communitytennis/custom.sps?iType=985&icustompageid=

69. Wheelchair Tennis
AN INTRODUCTION TO. wheelchair tennis. Since world. The NEC WheelchairTennis tour comprising 118 events in 32 countries around the world.
http://freespace.virgin.net/j.chadwick/Tennis/Introduction.htm
AN INTRODUCTION TO WHEELCHAIR TENNIS Since its inception in 1976, wheelchair tennis has been the fastest growing and one of the most challenging and exciting of all wheelchair sports. The game of wheelchair tennis follows the same rules as able-bodied tennis, except that the wheelchair tennis player is allowed two bounces of the ball. In October 1988, the International Wheelchair Tennis Federation (IWTF) was founded as the organizing body for wheelchair tennis at international level with just 8 nations. Today The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body and has 58 members nations but it is estimated that wheelchair tennis is played in over 80 countries around the world. The NEC Wheelchair Tennis tour comprising 118 events in 32 countries around the world. With international rankings and prize money, the sport has clearly elevated itself to another level. The Cheshire Oaks Wheelchair Tennis Club was formed in July 1998. The main aims and objectives of the club is to promote the development of this fast growing sport, from grass-roots to competitive level. This will include staging an annual Sanctioned International Tournament, the first of which was held in January 1999, Tennis Development Camps for beginners and a weekly coached training sessions which is open to any wheelchair tennis player. If you would like more information on Wheelchair Tennis we recommend the following sites:- The Official Wheelchair Tennis Site The British Tennis Foundation Wheelchair Tennis World Rankings Wheelchair Tennis Players Web Sites ... Acknowledgements

70. NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters 2002
NEC wheelchair tennis Masters Amersfoort 2002. The NEC wheelchair tennis MastersAmersfoort is the grand finale of the NEC wheelchair tennis Tour.
http://www.concentus.nl/WheelchairTennisMasters/UK/menu1/Content-1.htm

NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters Amersfoort 2002
The NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters Amersfoort is the grand finale of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour. This competition comprises 118 events organised in 32 countries. The most important events are the Super Series, followed by the Championship Series in five categories. Many of them are big international events. Satellite tournaments rank among the smaller events. Amersfoort ranks in the highest category of the Championship Series. The NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour was organised for the first time in 1992, comprising eleven international tournaments.
"Worldwide growth"
Over the years, wheelchair tennis has attracted an increasing number of players. As a result, the International Wheelchair Tennis Federation (IWTF) was established in 1988. Its purpose was to manage, promote and develop wheelchair tennis on a global scale. On January 1st 1998, wheelchair tennis was fully integrated in the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Wheelchair tennis was the first disabled sport to have a federation at international level. The number of participating countries grew from eight to fifty. Wheelchair tennis is estimated to be played in over eighty countries.
"Ranking"
The ranking system of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour is based on the system used in able-bodied tennis. All open league and A-league players who enter in at least two certified championships earn points. The ranking list is updated every week. In the men's ranking, the eight best results count. In the women's ranking list the six best results count and in the quads competition the five best results. The players heading the ranking lists at the end of the year may call themselves ITF Wheelchair Tennis World Champions. The NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters is the last opportunity to gain points for the ranking lists.

71. NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters 2002
NEC wheelchair tennis Masters Amersfoort 2002. De NEC wheelchair tennisMasters Amersfoort is de apotheose van de NEC wheelchair tennis Tour.
http://www.concentus.nl/WheelchairTennisMasters/NL/menu1/Content-1.htm

NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters Amersfoort 2002
De NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters Amersfoort is de apotheose van de NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour. Deze competitie bestaat uit 118 evenementen, gespeeld in 32 landen. De belangrijkste evenementen zijn de Super Series. Dan volgen de Championship series in vijf categorie├źn. Hierbij zijn veel grote internationale evenementen. Satelliet toernooien zijn de kleinere evenementen. Amersfoort behoort tot de hoogste categorie Championship Series. De NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour werd in 1992 voor het eerst gespeeld met elf internationale wedstrijden.
Wereldwijde groei
Wheelchair tennis maakt al jaren wereldwijd een enorme groei door. Als reactie hierop werd in 1988 de International Wheelchair Tennis Federation (IWTF) opgericht. Doel: het besturen, promoten en wereldwijd ontwikkelen van de rolstoeltennissport. Op 1 januari 1998 werd rolstoeltennis volledig geïntegreerd in de International Tennis Federation (ITF). Rolstoeltennis werd de eerste sport voor mensen met een handicap met een internationaal georganiseerde bond. Het aantal deelnemende landen is gegroeid van 8 naar 50. Volgens schatting wordt rolstoeltennis gespeeld in meer dan 80 landen.
Ranglijst
Het puntensysteem van de NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour is gebaseerd op het systeem bij valide tennis. Alle open en A divisie spelers die meespelen in tenminste twee goedgekeurde wedstrijden verdienen daarmee punten. De ranglijst wordt wekelijks bijgewerkt. Voor de heren tellen de acht best gespeelde wedstrijden mee, voor dames de beste zes en voor quads de beste vijf. De spelers die aan het eind van het jaar de ranglijst aanvoeren mogen zich ITF Wheelchair Tennis World Champions noemen. De NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters is de laatste kans om punten te verdienen voor de ranglijst..

72. The British Tennis Foundation ::
wheelchair tennis INTRODUCTION. All these words describe wheelchair tennis,which celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2001 as an organised sport.
http://www.britishtennisfoundation.org.uk/wheelchr/
WHEELCHAIR TENNIS - INTRODUCTION
Introduction
Development

Eligibility

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Fast, exciting, breathtakingly skilful, totally professional..................
All these words describe wheelchair tennis, which celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2001 as an organised sport. Since its inception in the United States in 1976 it has become one of the fastest growing wheelchair sports in the world.
Wheelchair tennis was first played in Great Britain in 1983. It is estimated that over 6,000 people now play the sport in more than 50 countries worldwide. It has been a Paralympic sport since 1992, the same year in which an international wheelchair tennis tour was conceived that now boasts 120 tournaments around the world. Some of these tournaments are hosted by the British Tennis Foundation in partnership with the National Wheelchair Tennis Association of Great Britain, including the British Open, one of only two tournaments on the worldwide NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour to have Super Series status, the equivalent of Grand Slam.
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73. Adapted Wheelchair Tennis
Adapted wheelchair tennis wheelchair tennis!?! This is a question thatevery wheelchair tennis player has heard at one time or another.
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Index of Activities Adapted Wheelchair Tennis Wheelchair tennis!?! How do you play tennis in a wheelchair? This is a question that every wheelchair tennis player has heard at one time or another. The only difference in the rules between wheelchair tennis and regular tennis is that wheelchair players can let the ball bounce twice if they need to (only the first bounce needs to be in). But any wheelchair player will tell you that it goes way beyond that. The added complexities that come with having to do everything with their hands and arms makes this game a whole new sport. One of the fastest growing wheelchair sports in the world with over 3000 players worldwide, wheelchair tennis stands out among wheelchair sports in that it lets able-bodied and disabled players play against each other on the same court. No longer do all of the participants need to be in a wheelchair like most other wheelchair sports. A disabled player can play against an able-bodied player, or even with an able-bodied player in a format called up/down doubles. This format lets families and friends play tennis together and helps break down some of the stereotypes and barriers that often limit interaction between the wheelchair bound and the upright world.

74. ASF Links ASF Mission Swimming Track Field Wheelchair Tennis
The National wheelchair tennis Camp Cincinnati has something for everyone!Thursday August 8, 4pm-8pm, Check in/Registration. Friday August 9,
http://207.250.93.196/asf/tennis_camp.htm
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Schedule of Events Thursday August 8 - Sunday August 11
A Nationally recognized camp offering skill development and instruction to all athletes. High quality instruction provided by Randy Snow, Bal Moore, Marcha Moore, Jim Rackett and Byron Trapp covers both group and individuals. Athletes travel from near and far to take advantage of this intensive three-day camp which includes a trip to the semi-final match of the Tennis MastersSeries-Cincinnati.
The National Wheelchair Tennis Camp - Cincinnati has something for everyone!
Thursday August 8 Check in/Registration Friday August 9 Check in/Registration Camp Instruction Lunch Dinner Saturday August 10 Check in/Registration Camp Instruction Lunch Tennis Masters Series (ATP Stadium) Sunday August 11 Camp Instruction Awards and Lunch *Note To view and print the registration form you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader CRC Home ASF Mission Swimming ... Email

75. NEC European Portal : Sponsorship
NEC's sponsorship of wheelchair tennis makes the participation in one of the mostchallenging and exciting of all Wheelchair sports possible for thousands of
http://www.neceurope.com/sponsorship.asp
Sponsorship NEC Invitational NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour NEC, through its business goals and corporate citizenship, is committed to
the fulfillment of human potential. NEC has made the support of initiatives that help people with disabilities a priority of its corporate philanthropy.
It is a daily challenge for people with disabilities to achieve full
participation in society and realize their human potential. NEC's
sponsorship of Wheelchair Tennis makes the participation in one of the most challenging and exciting of all Wheelchair sports possible for thousands of disabled athletes. NEC has sponsored the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour since 1992, the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters since 1994, and the Japan Wheelchair Tennis Association's (JWTA) Wheelchair Tennis Masters since 1991. Sanctioned by the International Wheelchair Tennis Federation (IWTF) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour includes more than 120 tournaments in 30 countries worldwide. As the most prestigious event on the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour, the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters invites
the top eight men and women based on the ranking after the US Open at the end of the year. The NEC Masters is the most coveted trophy amongst the top wheelchair players.

76. USTA Pacific Northwest Section - Usatennis - 2/6/2003 71233 AM
wheelchair tennis is one of the fastest growing and most challengingof all wheelchair sports. To meet 1. wheelchair tennis. Click
http://www.pnw.usta.com/usatennis/custom.sps?iType=1349&icustompageid=2436

77. Wheelchair Tennis Results
The event was cohosted by the Ottawa Athletic Club and the National Capital WheelchairTennis Association. CAPITAL CITY CLASSIC wheelchair tennis TOURNAMENT.
http://www.magma.ca/~ncwta/results.html
Tournament Results
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CAPITAL SLAM
OTTAWA... Competition at the Capital Slam Wheelchair Tennis Championships came to a close Sunday evening at the Ottawa Athletic Club. The two day event ran from March 21/22. The event was co-hosted by the Ottawa Athletic Club and the National Capital Wheelchair Tennis Association. Many of the top players in Canada competed in 2 divisions; Open and B. Competition wrapped up Sunday with an exciting finals' match in Open Division action between Mario Peron of Montreal - #3 in Canada and Claude Brunet of Quebec City - #5 in Canada. Peron, a member of the 1996 Canadian Paralympic Tennis Team, was favoured to win the match and did so in dominating fashion with a 6-1, 6-3 victory. Local favourite Jeff McBride (Aylmer) lost to the finalist Brunet in the semi-finals 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in a hard fought match involving many deuce games. McBride ranked 11th nationally, played another hard 3 set match against Simard of Quebec for third place, won by Simard 6-7, 6-3, 6-3.

78. Sunnyvale Hosts Wheelchair Tennis Camp
Contact Dan Rich (408) 7307475. Katie Crowder (408) 730-7359 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.Sunnyvale Hosts wheelchair tennis Camp June 9-11. Sunnyvale, CA (6/2/00) .
http://www.ci.sunnyvale.ca.us/news-releases/0006051.asp
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Katie Crowder
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunnyvale Hosts Wheelchair Tennis Camp June 9-11
Sunnyvale, CA (6/2/00) The United States Tennis Association and the Paralyzed Veterans Association sponsor five National Wheelchair Tennis Camps in various states. This year the City of Sunnyvale's Therapeutic Recreation Program is hosting and co-sponsoring a camp. The wheelchair tennis camp serves individuals who have a physical disability and are interested in learning how to play tennis from a wheelchair. The camp is open to players of all levels and ability, as well as coaches wishing to learn methods of teaching wheelchair tennis. The camp is taught by world- class wheelchair tennis players and covers beginner to advanced lessons. Pre-registration was required, but the public is invited to watch the games and cheer on the participants. Previous News Release Directory of Current News Releases Sunnyvale Home Page

79. Wheelchair Tennis Craze
I'm wheelchair bound and discovered wheelchair tennis in 1996 and this ishow I freak out wheelchair tennis; Net Surfing; Couch Television.
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WheelchairTennisCraze@groups.msn.com Groups Home My Groups Language Help ... Tools Whoa!! Welcome to my website! I'm in my late 30's from Malaysia and would like to meet anyone near or far. I'm wheelchair bound and discovered wheelchair tennis in 1996 and this is how I freak out...
Write to: downtheline@hotmail.com or _topspinner@excite.com I will be updating this homepage from time to time, so keep coming back! I would appreciate it if you could send me as many of your photos for other members to see here . Write to me for if you have any suggestions . Thanks a zillion!
""Right down the line.""
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80. Wheelchair Tennis Demonstration Comes To Berinsfield
wheelchair tennis Demonstration Comes to Berinsfield.
http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/newhomepage/PressReleases/2002/03Sept02-2.html
Wheelchair Tennis Demonstration Comes to Berinsfield
A wheelchair tennis demonstration will be on show at The Abbey Sports Centre in Berinsfield as part of an afternoon of free sports activities for adults with physical disabilities between 1pm - 4pm on Sunday 8 September 2002. The event is being organised by Ryder Cheshire Volunteers, South Oxfordshire District Council and The Abbey Sports Centre, and the activities are aimed at any adult with a physical disability that wishes to try a new sport, or simply come along to see what's on offer. Activities include bowls, boccia, archery, trampolining, swimming, wheelchair basketball and the not to be missed wheelchair tennis demonstration by Kay Froshaw, ranked number 17 in the world and Mark Bullock, the ITF Wheelchair Tennis Development Officer. Carole Heath-Whyte, Cabinet Member for Recreation, says: "The afternoon will raise awareness of the variety of sporting activities open to people with physical disabilities and hopefully provide an opportunity to set up regular sessions or new clubs. It is also a chance to meet new people and gain some independence. I wish the day every success." Theo Johnson of Ryder Cheshire Volunteers hopes that the event will encourage adults with physical disabilities to take up a sporting interest.

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