Disability - Inclusive Tennis

Inclusive Festival at The Queen's Club

 Recently released participation data shows that more than 1000 disabled people play tennis in Middlesex on a monthly basis as part of the LTA Open Court programme.  A big thank you goes out to the following venues and partners that makes this happen:

Disability Sports Coach
Farm Walk
Fulham FC Foundation
Hammersmith & Fulham Council
Highgate Cricket & Tennis Club
The Globe Tennis Club
Islington Tennis Centre
Get Set4 Tennis CIC
Metro Blind Sports
Samuel Rhodes School
Strike Sports
Westway Sports Centre

In addition for the first time the CountyChampionships included visually impaired, learning disability and wheelchairtennis events in partnership with Surrey: https://www.middlesex.tennis/news/disability-events-at-middlesex-surrey-county-championships

Tennis is for everyone. We aim to help players find the right session for them. We support clubs and coaching programmes to offer more inclusive sessions to ensure players can access tennis locally.

Mark Bullock is our Disability Tennis Co-ordinator - find out more about him here.

The LTA manages disability tennis in Great Britain. They offer a series of competitions for different impairments for all levels from Beginner to International. Visit the LTA Website here to find out about different impairments, and the tennis competition pathways on offer.

Get Involved

Please click here to find out about local sessions taking place in Middlesex.

Cluster Forums

If you are a club or coach and would like to introduce or enhance inclusive tennis sessions please contact Mark at mark.bullock@middlesextennis.org.uk and/or visit our Cluster Forums to find out how we can help. In our Cluster Forums we work with clubs and coaches to develop a plan and share ideas.

Focus on Series - Click Here

Visit our Focus On Series by clicking on the link above for our Disability Related Stories.
These include a series of interviews with players, coaches and volunteers put together by our Disability Coordinator Mark Bullock.