This invitational tournament is organised by the Tennis Foundation and is seen as the wheelchair tennis build up tournament to Wimbledon. The event is free of charge and takes place from 5th – 7th July at Surbiton Racket and Fitness Club in Surrey, the same prestigious venue that hosts the annual Aegon Surbiton Trophy. Last year it become only the second elite level grass court tournament in the world for wheelchair tennis, after the Championships, Wimbledon.
Featuring both singles and doubles competitions, 10 of the world’s best players will be included in the men’s and ladies draws, providing them with crucial grass court match practice ahead of the third Grand Slam tournament of the year. The wheelchair tennis competition at Wimbledon takes place the following week from 12th – 15th July.
Want to get involved in the tournament?
On Thursday 5th, there will be an opportunity to play tennis, as well as experience playing wheelchair tennis and other forms of disability tennis at our fun festival, all ages and abilities are welcome. The festival is taking place from 13:00-15:00pm, FREE OF CHARGE. For further information, email Surbiton@tennisfoundation.org.uk
Volunteer as a player driver, helping transport the players from Surbiton Tennis Club to Holiday Inn Kingston South and vice versa. For further information, email Claire.Mcculloch@tennisfoundation.org.uk
Players Entered (ITF Singles World Ranking & Country)
Alfie Hewett (1, Great Britain)
Gustavo Fernandez (2, Argentina)
Shingo Kunieda (3, Japan)
Stephane Houdet (4, France)
Stefan Olsson (7, Sweden)
Yui Kamiji (1, Japan)
Diede de Groot (2, Netherlands)
Aneik van Koot (3, Netherlands)
Marjolein Buis (5, Netherlands)
Kgothatso Montjane (8, South Africa)