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Play with two or four, individual, or double!

In a wheelchair? Deaf or hard of hearing? Intellectual impairments, visually impaired, indigenous, multicultural, young or old? Not so great at sport? Competitive to the core? No worries!

Serve, forehand, backhand, volley, half-volley, overhead smash, drop shot and lob.

There are 5,178 tennis courts in Victoria and Australian Open season is happening now! Join the buzz, learn the lingo, and be a part of the action that is tennis!

Love Sport? Let's learn about... Tennis

Tennis and Tennis Victoria

Tennis Victoria is the representative body of all affiliated clubs, centres, associations, regions, and their members throughout Victoria.

They aim to break down barriers and create environments where every person feels confident to pick up a racquet and have a go, no matter what their ability. We know small changes in attitude on a community level can lead to huge steps in social attitudes all over the world.

Tennis Victoria supports inclusion and diversity by...

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Carla Lenarduzzi: The story of a tennis hater to a tennis champion

Carla Lenarduzzi is an impressive athlete who has achieved so much during her tennis career both on and off the court. Carla is a player with an Intellectual Impairment, who competes at the highest level both nationally and internationally for her State and her Country. But it wasn’t always this way.

Click here to read Carla's story.

Catch the Tennis Fever with Event after Event...

Australian Tennis Championships

The 2019 Australian Tennis Championships (ATC) is looking to be another epic four days of exceptional tennis as players grace Albert Reserve with their drive, determination, and most importantly sportsmanship to excel and become Australia’s best male and female player with an Intellectual Disability.

This tournament not only hosts Australia’s best players with an Intellectual Disability, but it also often hosts players from around the world vying for the ever valuable ranking points that are up for grabs.

Come and support Australia’s best players with an Intellectual Disability as they fight their way to Melbourne Park where they will be crowned the Male and Female ATC 2019 Champions.

Click here for tournament details.

Wheelchair Tennis

The Australian Open Wheelchair series is fast approaching, come along and be a part of the action...

Bendigo International Wheelchair Tennis Open
9 - 13 January
Bendigo Tennis Centre
21 Nolan St, Bendigo

Melbourne Wheelchair Tennis Open
15 - 19 January
Hume Tennis & Community Centre
225 Marathon Blvd, Craigieburn

Australian Open
23 - 26 January
Melbourne Park
Olympic Blvd, Melbourne

Click here for details.

Blind and Vision Impaired Tennis

Tennis Victoria and Blind Sports Victoria are looking forward to starting a new season of Blind and Vision Impaired Tennis at the home of the Australian Open, Melbourne Park’s National Tennis Centre. With social tennis programs and junior coaching available on Friday evenings all skills levels are welcome to join and new volunteers are always appreciated.

To learn more about Blind Tennis, click
here and see the junior program in action here

The new season will start on 8 February 2019. 

For all enquiries please call Blind Sports and Recreation Victoria on 9822 8876.

Get to know the youngest AAA Play Ambassador and tennis superstar: Sonny

Q. How old are you Sonny?
I am six years old.

Q. What is your favourite food?
Beef burgers with ketchup

Q. If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Pikachu power! Lightning powers!

Q. What do you want to do when you grow up?
I want to be a tennis player.

Q. Can you tell us an interesting fact (or something cool) about you that other people don’t know?
I was born in England

Q. What sports do you like to play?
Tennis and basketball and swimming

Q. What do you like about tennis?
Going really fast in my wheelchair and hitting the ball.

Q. Do you have a favourite tennis shot you like to hit? (eg; forehand, backhand, volley etc)
I like all of the tennis shots but forehand is my favourite.

Q. Who is your favourite tennis player?
Heath Davidson, Dylan Alcott and Federer

Q.  What would you say to someone who is thinking about playing tennis (or any sport)?
You should just play it because it’s so fun! Because you get to move around and hit the ball and stuff.
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