Oliver Beadle

Oliver Beadle

Age:  18

Lives:  Home Town Upminster

Plays: Right-handed

About:

Oliver started playing tennis at the age of seven when he joined a local tennis club with his older brother.  He loves all sports and aside from tennis,  enjoys badminton, football, cricket, dodgeball and is a keen Chelsea FC supporter.  His other hobbies include playing on his Xbox, playing Uno and watching WWE.  Oliver’s sporting hero is Andy Murray and his aim is to represent his country as one of the top 10 Learning Disability players in the world.

Oliver first attended a Tennis Foundation learning disability training camp at Wrexham when he was 12 and has attended many training camps and tournaments arranged by the Tennis Foundation since that time.  He was part of the Tennis Foundation’s performance development programme from 2014 to 2017.

 Major achievements:

  • Representing Team GB in the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles in summer 2015
  • Winning gold medals in both the men’s singles and mixed doubles
  • Men’s singles national LD champion (Nottingham 2016)
  • Men’s gold medal singles winner in the Special Olympics National games (Sheffield summer 2017)
  • Gold medal men’s doubles winner in the national LD championships (Nottingham 2017)