Toby Clifton

Toby Clifton

Age: 15

Lives: Purley, Surrey

Plays: Right-handed


Toby was inspired to start playing deaf tennis by his brother Jack. Toby joined the Deaf Tennis Programme in 2015. He first represented Great Britain at the Deaf Youth Cup in Hamburg in 2014 and has since represented his country at the 1st World Deaf Tennis Championships in Nottingham in 2015 and the European Deaf Tennis Championships in Slovenia in 2016. He made his Deafllympics debut in Samsun, Turkey in 2017.

Major achievements:

  • 2016 European Deaf Tennis Championships boys’ doubles silver medallist with Esah Hayat