THE RULE OF THE REBOUNDS:
the game of wheelchair tennis follows the same rules as able-bodied tennis except the wheelchair player has the right to hit the ball after the second bounce.The second rebound can be inside or outside courts limits.
the playerseed a racket and balls.
they need a wheechair.
there are two sport classes in wheelchair tennis and all players have in common that they have an impairment that affects their legs.
-open class:the athletes have a significant and permanent of one or both legs and normal arm fonction.
-Quad Class: the players have an imperment of their playing arm and their legs.
Wheelchair tennis increased in popularity in 1976 due to the efforts of brad parks.
In 1982, France became the first contry in Europe to put a wheelchair tennis programme in place.
the sport quickly became popular worldwide and was introduced to the Paralympic Games as a demonstration event at the Seoul 1988 Summer Paralympics.It was at the 1992 Summer Paralypics in barcelona that Wheelchair tennis acquired the status of a full-fledged competition.