There’s nothing to stop deaf or people with hard of hearing enjoying tennis to the full. If you feel confident enough to give it a go yourself, just pop along to your nearest tennis courts and see what’s on offer.
Alternatively, to find a deaf specific tennis session near you visit our find your local session interactive map or click here for a list of sessions in an accessible document.
Come and compete
The Tennis Foundation runs deaf tournaments for players of all abilities, junior and senior. The Deaf Tennis Regional Tournaments are hosted across the UK with the National Deaf Tennis Championships taking place in October. Details on upcoming tournaments will be added to this page shortly.
Fast track for talent
If you’ve got the talent to progress from playing for fun to competing at the highest level as a deaf tennis player, the Game On guide is for you. It gives you the lowdown on the different pathways you can follow to reach the summit of the sport. There’s also information for coaches to help them identify players who could perform well in the elite player programme.